The work of Pinearq has been widely awarded, published and exhibited. Some of the awards received are:
honourable mention in The Plan Award (2018) and NAN Award for Hospital Residencial do Mar, Lisbon (2010);
selected in the Panorama of Works at the 14th Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism for the Hospital del Mar Remodelling and Extension, Barcelona (2018); finalist for ArchDaily's Building of the Year Award for the Coslada Library, Madrid (2017); participation in Aftermath, Architecture beyond Architects at the 15th Venice Bienniale of Architecture (2016); selected for the FAD Architecture Award for the Hospital de la Cerdanya, Puigcerdà (2014); Decade Prize 1998-2008 for the Concepció Market Remodelation, Barcelona, awarded by the OTB Foundation (2008); FAD Opinion Award and finalist for the FAD Architecture Award for the Biomedical Research Park, Barcelona (2007); Architecture Award of the Girona Region for the Santa Caterina Hospital, Salt (2005);
and FAD Architecture Award for Hospital del Mar, Barcelona (1992).
In Pinearq, the management of quality, the environment and risk prevention are integrated into a single system which achieves the optimisation and minimisation of time and resources, improvements in management, greater participation and trust among staff, meaning satisfaction both for workers and for suppliers and clients.
We are accredited with ISO 9001 quality seal, ISO 14001 environmental management seal, and ISO 45001 occupational health and safety seal.
In addition, the financial sustainability of the projects is fundamental to Pinearq. For this reason, we concentrate on collaborative architectural work supported by advanced design programmes; we offer specialised consultancy services to define business strategies in the world of health; we supervise construction works of various dimensions; we design the environment and signage of spaces in health architecture; we collaborate in the development of first-class facilities for the welfare of their users.
From years of practice, research and participation in teaching, we have defined the commandments which we respect when developing any project and their application can be complex in public buildings of high performance – although they deal with basic principles which seem evident: