DESIGNER IN PROFILE: Javier Senosiain, Senosiain Architects

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Javier Senosiain


Name: Javier Senosiain

Company: Senosiain Architects

Position within company: CEO



What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms?

Design is moving in the direction of being more organic and ecologically responsible


What projects are you currently working on?

Residences cluster in Belize

Residence project in Australia

Ecological Park in Mexico


A designer’s work is so diverse – how do you manage to hold down a career and a life?

Everything has to take its time, time for family and time for work. One of the keys is to have a supportive and capable team and learn to delegate.


Name five key themes to consider when approaching design in 2014 and beyond.





Economically conscious


If you could offer one piece of advice when it comes to design schemes, what would it be?

Learn from Nature


How important are The International Design and Architecture Awards as recognition of talent and achievement?

Very important because keep us motivated to continue working on the same line


How do you relax?

Playing football


What are your aims and goals for the next twelve months?

Keep the hard working and finish in the best way our current projects


Final thoughts; tell us a little more about yourself

The car you drive? – Acura

Your favourite place to travel to in the world? – None in particular, just has to be a quiet place

Your favourite hotel/ restaurant/ bar? – The hotel has to be small and the restaurant with healthy food

The place that gives you the most energy? – Football field

And the place that enables you to totally relax? – A good Spa

Your favourite food and drink? – Fruit and fruit juices