Jacobo Rodríguez-Losada Allende

Category: Architect
Birth Date: 20th September 1950
Birth Place: A Coruña
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In 1975, he took a degree in Architecture at Navarra University and helped in the office of Mr Ramón Vázquez Molezún in Madrid. From 1976 to 1978, he attended doctorate courses in A Coruña. From 1977 to 1980, he collaborated in the office 'Rodríguez-Losada Trulock Architects' in A Coruña. In 1980, he was successful in a public competition to become an architect of the Ministry of Works. From 1980 to 1988, he worked as an architect in the Town Planning Service of the Xunta de Galicia in A Coruña. In 1981, he opened his own architecture studio and became a member of the Art and Communication Room in the Seminary of Galician Studies. From 1982 to 1986, he worked as an assistant lecturer of the Department of projects at the Technical School of Architecture in A Coruña. In 1986, he also collaborated as Professor at 'Menéndez Pelayo' International University in A Coruña. Since 1996, he has been working as an assistant lecturer at the Technical School of Architecture in A Coruña. In 1980, he made a proposal for a competition of the Islamic Centre in Madrid and another one to restore the 'Casa de la Conga' in Santiago in 1981. In 1987, he got the first prize in the competition 'Viviendas para Marginados', organised by the Xunta de Galicia. That same year he went in for the competition to adapt the 'Cuartel del Hórreo' and turn it into the Galician Parliament. In 1989, he took part in the competition to build the central office of the Galician Architect Association in Vigo. In 1991, he got the first prize in the competition 'Ideas to restore 'Acea da Ma' Mills in Culleredo and the first prize in the competition to remodel the 'Plaza del Convento' (Convent Square) in Pontedeume. He made individual exhibitions in Ferrol (1982), Lugo (1986) and A Coruña (1987). In 1986, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1995, he also made collective exhibitions in A Coruña, Santiago, Stuttgart, Paris and Portugal.

 Work & Activities

Some publications of his works can be found in the magazines 'Obradoiro', 'Galicia Moda', 'A Nosa Terra' and 'Arquitectura'... Works: 1977-80: Building for the Red Cross office in A Coruña. 1979-81: School at 'Plaza de España' (Spain Square). 1992: Health centre in Culleredo. 1994-97: 'Virxe da Xunqueira" Hospital in Cee (A Coruña). 1999: Building for the newspaper La Voz de Galicia in Arteixo (A Coruña).