Sms Arquitectos was founded by Aina Salvá, Antonio Marqués (until 2007) and Alberto Sánchez in 2005. The practice has developed a particular reputation for civic and residential projects focusing on user participation and local resources.
Recent projects include Josep Sureda i Blanes "Secondary school extension" (FAD 2011 and ENOR architecture awards shortlisted) and Badies health centre (shortlisted at the 2009 AR Awards for Emerging Architecture) and included in the selection of The Catalan Pavillion of the Venice architecture Biennale.
Aina Salvà Tejedor:
Studied at University of North London (London MET, now The Cass) and at ESARQ in Barcelona where she graduated in 2002. Started a practice in Barcelona and lated moved to Mallorca in 2003. She is a member of "Colegio de Arquitectos de Baleares, COAIB".
Alberto Sánchez López:
Studied architecture at University of North London (The Cass), where he graduated in 1999. He obtained "reconocimiento de título de arquitecto superior" by the Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia in the year 2001.
Nowadays, he is member of "Colegio de Arquitectos de Baleares, COAIB". Before settling his own practice in Mallorca, he collaborated with national and international practices such as: Caruso St John (London), Coll-Leclerc (Barcelona), and Bosshard Vaquer (Zurich).