Oscar Tusquets – Architect
Architect by formation, designer by adaption, painter by vocation and write by desire to make friends. Óscar Tusquets Blanca is the prototype of the integral artist that specialization of the modern world has gradually led to extinction.
Born in Barcelona in 1941, graduated as an architect in 1965 at the School of Architecture of the city. Founding member of the now dissolved Studio Per with Lluís Clotet that carried out the Casa Fullà, the Casa Regás and its belvedere, a house in Pantelleria and the restaurant La Balsa. In 1975 he co-created with this teacher and friend Salvador Dalí, the Mae West room of the Theatre-Museum in Figueres.
Some of his most significant works of the recent years are:
– Expansion and remodeling of the Palau de la Música, Barcelona.
– Tusquets Pavilion at the Parc de la Villette, Paris.
– Residential complex in Fukuoka, Japan.
– Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
– Sports Complex Daoiz y Velarde, Madrid.
– Remodeling of the rooms of the XVII-XX th centuris of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Louvre, Paris.
Breinco collaborated with Óscar Tusquets in 1999, making the outdoor paths pavers and the retaining walls of Casa del Laberint in Sant Vicenç de Montalt. More recent is the project of the Hotel Miramar where was installed a pavement outside the main entrance.