About us.

LEADING SUSTAINABLE

ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR

DESIGN PRACTICE

ZIRCULAR by OL is a forward-looking collaboration initiative lead by Ortiz León architects. As a driving sustainable architecture & interior design practice ZIRCULAR lays on the team´s capacity to create sustainable, affordable, customized and innovative design solutions. Working closely with local artists and designers on the product development, we ensure that the character & identity of each project embraces both respect for the past (respecting the history) and the future creating a worthwhile remembering concept design.

customization
& functionality

cool
hunting

Focused on the creation of spaces and concepts tailored to the expectations and needs of the client, ZIRCULAR by OL faces up each project considering not only the new challenges but the great opportunity to evolve whilst turning dreams into tangible realities. Constantly travelling and searching for beauty in all its forms, we realize the importance of identifying future design trends with a global perspective centred around the human environmental experience, scale, connectivity and innovation.
searching for beauty in all its forms, we realize the importance of identifying future design trends with a global perspective centred around the human environmental experience, scale, connectivity and innovation

Our
team

trends
research

IÑIGO

Iñigo is co-founder and Managing Principal of Ortíz Leon Arquitectos. His work ranges in scale from a house to a city, and he contributes closely to these efforts from conception to completion. In addition to focusing on his own projects, he leads the community of designers within the firm in exploring shared architectural agendas and goals between Madrid and Shanghai offices.

Iñigo is the CTBUH representative to Spain demonstrating his in-depth knowledge of regional and statutory regulations, as well as his broad experience designing complex projects including Metro Plaza in Xian (200m), Torre Mapfre in Barcelona (155m) and Torre Iberdrola in Bilbao (170m).

He obtained his masters degree in architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 1980, specialising in construction and did a post-graduate degree in Building Energy Studies at London’s Architectural Association. In 1983 he received an M.B.A. degree at IESE.

shaping the
experience
of space

character
& identity

ENRIQUE

As co-founder and Design Principal of Ortiz Leon Arquitectos, Enrique has led the firm to become one of the Spain’s most respected and innovative architectural design practices.

Known for his inspirational leadership and commitment to design excellence, Mr León is a skillful collaborator who brings together diverse project teams to create buildings that contribute to their surroundings on both functional and social levels.

Currently, Enrique is leading the teams on a number of office projects in Spain including BBVA Global Headquarters and Porsche Headquarters in Madrid and Scottish Power Headquarters in Glasgow.

Enrique has been a design critic and lectured at several universities including Tongji University in Shanghai and Universidad Europea in Madrid. Enrique is a registered architect in Spain and obtained a degree in architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 1980, specialising in construction.

global
vision

MAIRENA SUAREZ

As co-founder of Amoedoprojects, Mairena has introduced in the firm the expertise of a highly skilled interior designer with broad experience on site.

Also graduated at the ETSAM University with honours from her beginnings she has always stood out for her pragmatic and efficient design, her capacity to innovate, adapt and systematize projects coordinating all kind of works on site.

Mairena´s capacity to manage budgets and develop fluid communication among teams has proved to be the perfect and necessary asset to Zircular by OL to become a successful firm.

After years of working in architectural firms designing projects for international companies like Microsoft, Ericson, Polaris, BBVA or 4-5 stars hotels and more recently in the luxury real state sector, Mairena joined the firm to co-design and lead the team on a number of different residential and public projects.

ROCÍO MARTÍNEZ

Co-founder and Principal of Amoedoprojects, design is to Rocío all about exploring, creating and developing tools to shape concepts and spaces into experiences.

Graduated with honours in Interior Architecture at the ETSAM University, her experience designing and delivering award-winning projects in Continental Europe, UK, China or Hong Kong, and her career in pioneer international design firms (GMW Architects, Pascua Ortega, Teresa Sapey, FM Architects, Rockwell Group and Touza Architects) followed by the set up of her own practice Amoedoprojects, makes her a valuable and experienced partner.

Her inquiring and creative mind, commitment to excellence, communicative skills, global vision and first-hand knowledge of the international market after years of work in London reflect the essence of ZIRCULAR by OL, a recent and innovative forward-looking collaboration with Ortiz León architects.

concept
design

About us.

ZIRCULAR by OL is a forward-looking collaboration initiative lead by Ortiz León architects. As a driving sustainable architecture & interior design practice ZIRCULAR lays on the team´s capacity to create sustainable, affordable, customized and innovative design solutions. Working closely with local artists and designers on the product development, we ensure that the character & identity of each project embraces both respect for the past (respecting the history) and the future creating a worthwhile remembering concept design.

LEADING SUSTAINABLE

ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR

DESIGN PRACTICE

Our
team

IÑIGO

Iñigo is co-founder and Managing Principal of Ortíz Leon Arquitectos. His work ranges in scale from a house to a city, and he contributes closely to these efforts from conception to completion. In addition to focusing on his own projects, he leads the community of designers within the firm in exploring shared architectural agendas and goals between Madrid and Shanghai offices.

Iñigo is the CTBUH representative to Spain demonstrating his in-depth knowledge of regional and statutory regulations, as well as his broad experience designing complex projects including Metro Plaza in Xian (200m), Torre Mapfre in Barcelona (155m) and Torre Iberdrola in Bilbao (170m).

He obtained his masters degree in architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 1980, specialising in construction and did a post-graduate degree in Building Energy Studies at London’s Architectural Association. In 1983 he received an M.B.A. degree at IESE.

ENRIQUE

As co-founder and Design Principal of Ortiz Leon Arquitectos, Enrique has led the firm to become one of the Spain’s most respected and innovative architectural design practices.

Known for his inspirational leadership and commitment to design excellence, Mr León is a skillful collaborator who brings together diverse project teams to create buildings that contribute to their surroundings on both functional and social levels.

Currently, Enrique is leading the teams on a number of office projects in Spain including BBVA Global Headquarters and Porsche Headquarters in Madrid and Scottish Power Headquarters in Glasgow.

Enrique has been a design critic and lectured at several universities including Tongji University in Shanghai and Universidad Europea in Madrid. Enrique is a registered architect in Spain and obtained a degree in architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 1980, specialising in construction.

MAIRENA SUAREZ

As co-founder of Amoedoprojects, Mairena has introduced in the firm the expertise of a highly skilled interior designer with broad experience on site.

Also graduated at the ETSAM University with honours from her beginnings she has always stood out for her pragmatic and efficient design, her capacity to innovate, adapt and systematize projects coordinating all kind of works on site.

Mairena´s capacity to manage budgets and develop fluid communication among teams has proved to be the perfect and necessary asset to Zircular by OL to become a successful firm.

After years of working in architectural firms designing projects for international companies like Microsoft, Ericson, Polaris, BBVA or 4-5 stars hotels and more recently in the luxury real state sector, Mairena joined the firm to co-design and lead the team on a number of different residential and public projects.

ROCIO MARTINEZ

Co-founder and Principal of Amoedoprojects, design is to Rocío all about exploring, creating and developing tools to shape concepts and spaces into experiences.

Graduated with honours in Interior Architecture at the ETSAM University, her experience designing and delivering award-winning projects in Continental Europe, UK, China or Hong Kong, and her career in pioneer international design firms (GMW Architects, Pascua Ortega, Teresa Sapey, FM Architects, Rockwell Group and Touza Architects) followed by the set up of her own practice Amoedoprojects, makes her a valuable and experienced partner.

Her inquiring and creative mind, commitment to excellence, communicative skills, global vision and first-hand knowledge of the international market after years of work in London reflect the essence of ZIRCULAR by OL, a recent and innovative forward-looking collaboration with Ortiz León architects.