Virginia Talmon Mondon (Colonia, Uruguay, 1975), In January 2001, she obtained her Degree in Architecture from the School of Architecture, UDELAR (University of the Republic of Uruguay). After studying in the UPC Foundation, at BarcelonaTech (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), for the Master’s Degree in Architecture, Art and Ephemeral Space, in 2005 she finished her thesis on Urban pavilions: a proposal for an exhibition in transit. And in 2007 she obtained the Recognition of her qualifications as equivalent to the Spanish Degree in Architecture in the Superior Technical School of Architecture of the University of Seville. In parallel with the above, since 2003 she has worked as a collaborator in aia architecture and accessibility, in Barcelona.
aia provides a multidisciplinary vision of architecture, not only from the project itself but also from social commitment, integrating users and professionals in the field of health, social welfare and care in general, into the creation process. It specializes in architectural programs of geriatrics, physical and mental disability, child care and occupational centers, always from a platform of universal design and accessibility: equal opportunities for all, considering people’s functional diversity.
She enjoys and believes in committing to the efficiency of architecture at all its levels: social, environmental, spatial, functional, economic, constructive, and as a component part of the city. To achieve such efficiency and excellence in projects, she complements the architectural discipline with a flexible and multidisciplinary network of collaborators.
Since 2007, her professional links from Barcelona with Latin America, particularly Uruguay, have been intensified through a number of specific projects and dreams of others that are being developed with colleagues and friends. From 2011, her professional firm is located both in Barcelona + Montevideo.