Teaching / Research / Publications / Exhibitions

pdf “In praise of Built Architecture” selected works 1990-2013

pdf VO Doctoral Thesis. “Vivencias y divisiones. El Gimnasio Maravillas de Alejandro de la Sota” ETSAM 2010


As Associate Professor Victor Olmos has taught for more than twenty years Design Projects in the School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM) at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). He has also been invited as lecturer or critic in a number of academic institutions, congresses and simpossiums, nationally and internationally. Among them, the Berlage Institut, the Technische Universität München and the Universität Liechtenstein.

Between 2010 and 2013 Gloria Ochoa has taught at the department of Construction of the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Madrid


During the two academic semesters 2013-2014 Victor Olmos has been invited as researcher at the ETH Zürich Department of Architecture by the Chair of Dietmar Eberle and the ETH Wohnforum’s director Margrit Hugentobler. He has been responsible for the project “Site Intelligence”, studies of vernacular architecture in relation to sustainability criteria, with the aim of documenting and testing a range of case-studies in different sites. He had developed a wide net of cooperators and institutions all over the world.

Victor Olmos had belonged to the research groups ARKRIT (architectural critic) and CULTURAL LANDSCAPE (World Architectural and Landscape Heritage) with whom he had collaborated and participated in the international congresses CRITICALL (International Conference of Architectural Design and Criticism) and EURAU 08 and EURAU 12 (European Symposium on Research in Architecture and Urban Design)

Publications and exhibitions on projects and buildings

Headquarters FIDAMC

  • 2010     Vía Construcción nº 80, mayo 2010. Sección Proyectos y Obras.
  • 2011     Digital Magazines: Construarea, Metros2 on line, y Elektroprofesional.

119 Social Housing in SANCHINARRO

  • 2007     ON DISEÑO nº 279
  • 2006     Nueva Guía de la Arquitectura de Madrid. Fundación COAM.
  • 2005     Libro Madrid 2003-2005. Ed. Empresa Municipal de la Vivienda de Madrid
  • 2005     I Premio ENOR de Arquitectura
  • 2005     “Vivienda Colectiva” Ed. Pencil.
  • 2003     “12 Concursos de Arquitectura 2001-2002” (Volumen III) Ed. EMVS

Social Housing for Young People in VIGO

  • 2007     OBRADOIRO nº 32
  • 2005     Exhibition by IGVS in Barcelona Meeting Point.
  • 2005     I Premio ENOR de Arquitectura.
  • 2003     Arquitectos, CSCAE nº 168
  • 1997     Costes y Datos de Edificación nº 7
  • 1995     Concurso en Obradoiro nº 25.

Office Building EF-2000 in GETAFE

  • 2005     Libro “Nuevas Oficinas” Ed. Munilla-Lería
  • 2003     Libro “New offices”. Editorial Loft Publications.
  • 2003     Exhibition “OBRA RECIENTE, OLMOS OCHOA” en la Fundación Cultural COAM

Toledo’s new Hospital

  • 2004     Nuevo Hospital de Toledo. Editado por el SESCAM
  • 2003     “Pasajes” (Suplemento de Castilla-La Mancha) nº 9

Social Housing in VALLECAS

  • 2006     Nueva Guía de la Arquitectura de Madrid. Fundación COAM.
  • 1995     “Nueva Edificación”, Editado por la EMVS
  • 1990     Revista Arquitectura nº 293.


  • 1991     Arquitectura nº 305.
  • 1992     Costes y datos de Edificación nº7
  • 1992     Madrid-Circuitos 1980-1997


  • 2005     Exhibition Nueva Sede para el COAG en Vigo. Fundación Caixa Galicia, en Vigo.
  • 2004     Edited Book OLMOS OCHOA ARQUITECTOS (2000-2003).
  • 2005     PUBLICATIÓN Sede de Consejerías en Mérida. Editado por la Junta de Extremadura
  • 2002     PUBLICATIÓN Centro de Cirugía Mínima Invasión, Cáceres. Junta de Extremadura.
  • 1995     PUBLICATIÓN en el Catálogo de la Exposición de las Propuestas para el Teatro Ramos        Carrión, Zamora.
  • 1994     PUBLICATIÓN Biblioteca Pública Central en Torrejón de Ardoz. Arquitectos nº 136.
  • 1990     PUBLICATIÓN “50 Ideas para el Parque Deportivo Puerta de Hierro”
  • 1989     Collective Exhibition en la Sala de Vacas del Retiro (Madrid), Concurso de Ideas para el          Museo de San Isidro.
  • 1988     PUBLICATIÓN Concurso de Ideas Viviendas la Plaza de Ópera, Arquitectura nº 274.
  • 1986     PUBLICATIÓN Concurso de Ideas para intervención en las Murallas de León, Sector Romano,          Arquitectura, nº 266





pdf CV Gloria Ochoa

pdf CV Víctor Olmos

Gloria Ochoa and Víctor Olmos are professional architects that have been working together and collaborating with other offices. In 2001 they founded olmos ochoa arquitectos. They have developed a wide range of projects and buildings in different fields: urban planning, public buildings or housing, always taking care about context, social environment, adequate structures, materials and efficiency. The studio has been awarded in various competitions and has built edifices which have merited to be refered in architectural publications and exhibitions.

Due to a collaboration with the international office Baumschlager Eberle they decided to move Austria, where they have started a new period of their practice.

Gloria Ochoa is membership of the Kammer der Architektinnen und Ingenieurkonsulentinnen für Tirol und Vorarlberg. Víctor Olmos belongs to the Architects Professional Association of Madrid (COAM)


Collaborations Collaborators

Along our career we have collaborated, together or individually, with different offices: Enrique Bardají (Madrid), Víctor López Cotelo (Madrid), Ralph and Doris Thut (Munich), Juan Barrado (Madrid) or Baumschlager Eberle (Austria and Liechtenstein).

As partners we have been taken part of many teams: with Angel Panero or Rafael Medina, with offices like Milla Mira Marco (Madrid) or recently with Hüssy u. Mayer (Liechtenstein).

During this large time of profesional practice many students and architects have worked with us. A list of names are following this lines with the works and periods which they have contributed.Gathering all together is a way to express our gratitude to all of them.