Architecture at the service of sports
National Award for Sports Architecture 2001
He has developed his career as a professional in sports and leisure projects, working throughout all the Spanish geography. For more than one decade, he has widened his activities in the international field, specially in the design and building of pools and aquatic centres.
Joaquim Pujol’s interests as an architect have their roots in his past as a former international and Olympic swimmer. Throughout his career, he has acted as a sports manager in national and international organizations, being currently a consultant of the International Swimming Federation.
His professional career has emblematic works in many different cities, as a result of commissions made by public institutions and private entities.
He has launched and promoted several initiatives to support the development and growth of sports and leisure architecture, taking part as a lecturer in a great number of architecture schools and sports conferences around the world.
His works have won many distinctions, including several renowned awards in sports architecture, among them the Premio Nacional de Arquitectura Deportiva (First National Award in Sports Architecture).
In the last decade, Ruth Pujol Blume and Filipp Ramírez Sadovski joined Pujol Arquitectura as project directors.