Jose Ramon Tramoyeres the Director from ggarchitects talk to us this week on his thoughts about design. The company creates designs with new structures and and bold geometrics. They introduce energy efficiency and sustainable designs into their work. With a belief to "...demonstrate that architecture, beauty, comfort and sustainability can and should go hand in hand."
Q: Why did you get into Interior Design?
A: We are interested in all scales, we are focuses on digital design and fabrication and try to apply it to every scale and discipline, so we work from product design to urbanism, interior is just another scale.
Q: How did you start up your career?
A: I started working in my fathers studio (architectural studio) then I moved to London to study my M.arch at the Architectural association, after that I entered at Zaha Hadid Architects, then Santiago Calatrava, where I decided to open my own practice.
Q: Where does your inspiration come from?
A: Mainly from nature.
Q: Can you tell us about a significant accomplishment or project that you regard as notable?
A: Noor restaurant and currently we are working on a theatre in Mexico that in my opinion will be notable and pioneer, because of the use of the digital parametric design and fabrication.
Q: Where would you like to see your company in 5 years from now?
A: Engage with robotic and AI design and fabrication, being and taking part in the coming revolution.
Q: What project(s) are you working on at the moment?
A: Housing, restaurants and theatres
Q: How do you think an Interior Designer should dress?
A: I don't mind, I don't have an opinion about that.
Q: If you could design anything, what would it be?
A: Space ship and robots
Q: What type of restaurant would you choose to go to for dinner?
A: Avantgarde gastronomy
Q: Can you give us a statement about Design
A: Passion and energy
Q: If you could describe your designs related to food, what would it be and why?
A: Tasty and a little bit spicy.
Q: What do you think of the design trends in the future?
A: Robots, AI and virtuosism.
Q: Who is your favourite Designer and why?
A: Patrik Schumacher, because his commitment with practice and theory
Q: In which country would you like to have your project in?
A: To be honest, any, I don't mind, for me is more important the Project brief than the place, but if i can choose I would love to have a Project in Italy.
Q: What element of a design is the most important thing to you?
A: Form, lighting and acoustics
Q: What is your favourite cocktail?