MAIO brings together creators to generate ideas and architectural solutions in order to re-imagine objects and sites.
MAIO was founded in 2005. It is currently led by Maria Charneco, Alfredo Lérida, Guillermo López and Anna Puigjaner, architects based in Barcelona, that combine professional activities with academic and research ones.
The works done by MAIO have been published in magazines such as Domus, ONdiseño and Detail among others. MAIO has been awarded several times, among which stands out: LampLighting Solutions Award 2009, FAD Award finalist in 2007 and 2008, Girona College of Architects Award in 2007, New Working Fields Award finalist in 2009 of the National College of Architects of Spain CSCAE, and finalist of the Arquia/Proxima Award in 2010 of the Architect’s Bank Foundation ARQUIA.