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About Iñigo Ortiz Díez de Tortosa

Iñigo Ortiz is a Senior-cofounder of ORTIZLEON ARCHITECTS having established the practice with Enrique leon in 1984. Educated at Madrid School of Architecture continued his studies and research at Architectural Association ( London ) (Wind influence in energy and building shape) and MBA IESE University (Barcelona).

He has a deep knowledge of how companies work and their needs for spaces and architecture. From the very beginning his interest for sustainability led him to attend International Congress in USA, Norway, Japon , Australia,etc, in some of them as a lecturer,and still updated of what internationally is going on.

A landmark in his career was the SANITAS BUILDING (Madrid) design and construction, first 100% sustainable building in Spain designed with LEED standards (2.000). ORTIZ LEON has been awarded several times by private and public institutions as Union Spanish Architects. He…


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About Iñigo Ortiz Díez de Tortosa

Iñigo Ortiz is a Senior-cofounder of ORTIZLEON ARCHITECTS having established the practice with Enrique leon in 1984. Educated at Madrid School of Architecture continued his studies and research at Architectural Association ( London ) (Wind influence in energy and building shape) and MBA IESE University (Barcelona).

He has a deep knowledge of how companies work and their needs for spaces and architecture. From the very beginning his interest for sustainability led him to attend International Congress in USA, Norway, Japon , Australia,etc, in some of them as a lecturer,and still updated of what internationally is going on.

A landmark in his career was the SANITAS BUILDING (Madrid) design and construction, first 100% sustainable building in Spain designed with LEED standards (2.000). ORTIZ LEON has been awarded several times by private and public institutions as Union Spanish Architects. He also collaborate with prestigious international firms like Cesar Pelli, Herzog & de Meuron, etc.

He has participated in numerous publications and has written the book “Material environmental evaluation for a appropriate architecture" and Visiting Professor at Architecture University of Madrid.

In 1998 this holistic approach to environmental design in architecture gave OL to establish its own environmental agenda.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Regional Representative, Spain (2014 – Present)

Events/Initiatives Involving Iñigo Ortiz Díez de Tortosa

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on…

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during…

CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference

CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference

29 Oct 2017, Event Report – The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017…

Events/Initiatives Involving Iñigo Ortiz Díez de Tortosa

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.
Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during the Middle East Conference for a discussion on the Council's regional growth and global initiatives.
CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, bringing together the Council’s leaders.
CTBUH Spain “Barcelona Skyline: 25 Years of Building" Seminar
15 Dec 2016, Barcelona – Event Report
This seminar, organized by CTBUH Spain, involved a discussion with professionals from the industry intimately responsible for the transformation of Barcelona's skyline.
CTBUH Spain Hosts "New Material Opportunities" Discussion
30 Nov 2016, Madrid – Event Report
CTBUH Spain, with ENAR Façade Consultancy, organized a panel discussion on “New Material Opportunities in High-Rise Façades.” The event was moderated by Inigo Ortiz.
2016 CTBUH Leaders Meeting Report
16 Oct 2016, Shenzhen – Event Report
The Annual Leaders Meeting was held this year in conjunction with the 2016 Conference in China, bringing together the Council’s leaders from around the world.
CTBUH Spain Tours BBVA Headquarters
19 Jun 2015, Madrid – Event Report
CTBUH Spain, along with Herzog & De Meuron, hosted a successful tour of the new BBVA Headquarters in Madrid, featuring a presentation on the evolution of the project.

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Iñigo Ortiz Díez de Tortosa Related Resources

Architectural Comfort in Future Vertical Downtowns

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings
Iñigo Ortiz, Enrique León & Paloma Martín, Ortiz León Arquitectos SLP

Iñigo Ortiz Díez de Tortosa Related Papers/Research

Architectural Comfort in Future Vertical Downtowns
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Iñigo Ortiz, Enrique León & Paloma Martín, Ortiz León Arquitectos SLP
The objective of this paper is to alert about how important is environmental comfort, as an architectural concept, in vertical urbanism and its perception by city dwellers and users. To summarize, today there is a big gap between sustainability (…