Zooco Studio

Glorieta de Bilbao, 1, 2ºc 28004 Madrid
Calle Sta. Lucía, 51 entresuelo, 1, 39003 Santander, Cantabria

Zooco is a multidisciplinary architecture, design and interior design studio founded in 2009 by Miguel Crespo Picot (Santander, 1980), Javier Guzmán Benito (Santander, 1980) and Sixto Martín Martínez (Madrid, 1980), architects qualified by the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM). 

Today Zooco has offices in Madrid and Santander, and develops its projects both nationally and internationally. Over the past ten years its portfolio has included more than fifty works published in specialised national and international media, some of which have been recognised with different awards such as the prestigious Frame 2020 award, Architecture Masterprize 2019, Design Vanguard 2019, NAN Construcción 2019, EuroShop Retail Design Award ’18 Shanghai, International Design Media Award 2018 Shenzhen and Casa Decor 2013 and 2014 awards

ARTICLES

Paco House and the Madrid skyline as a backdrop

Paco House and the Madrid skyline as a backdrop

The clients of the project are both a father and son looking for a shared home that does not mean giving up their privacy and their space freedom: the result is the Paco House, a unique space that can be shaped according to one's daily needs

Delicate moodboard with splashes of blue. A small village styled hotel complex in Lanzarote

Delicate moodboard with splashes of blue. A small village styled hotel complex in Lanzarote

Small white houses with blue additions to create the relaxing sensation of a small village; the neat and essential volumes restore formal purity and let the sky and the sun of Lanzarote play the leading role in this hotel complex in the central-eastern part of the island

office open space minimal white

Open space office in Santader. The space is defined by the shape from the arch

Zooco Studio presents its open space office where arched windows are the starting point for designing space through wooden furniture. The curved shape is highlighted by the wood while the white defines the minimal spaces, a contrast that generates movement. 

Loopo, a cool and young place. Yellow and neutral tones render the product a protagonist

Loopo, a cool and young place. Yellow and neutral tones render the product a protagonist

Loopo was born with the aim of creating a different version of shoe store, trying to combine the renowned Spanish "zapatera" tradition with a more avant-garde design. It seeks an attractive and neutral space, where the product becomes the main protagonist.

restaurant entrance sliding doors rose iron and glass

Restaurant between colour and tradition. The interweaving of materials makes the space unique.

La Canica is a restaurant with a strong urban character. Zooco Studio transforms the existing space working on materials and furniture with every single detail, different seats and finishes make the space dynamic.

patio roof concrete structure beams metal pool floor wood

Pitched roof for a rural house in Santader. The roof preserves the original distribution of space

Zooco Studio redesigned an old rural house by using the existing building, accurately reproducing the local building system consisting of stone walls that support a wooden gabled roof with tiles inside the spaces developed in sequence

California headquarters for the Big and Tiny brand. Playground for adults and children

California headquarters for the Big and Tiny brand. Playground for adults and children

The premise of the Big and Tiny playground located in Santa Monica, California, designed by Zooco Studio using wood panels, is to be a place where the protagonists are not only children, but also their parents or elders

Renovated apartment in Spain. The new layout takes advantage of the views of the place

Renovated apartment in Spain. The new layout takes advantage of the views of the place

In the residential area of El Sardinero, Spain, the renovation project of an apartment by Zooco Studio takes place in an exclusive neighborhood. In the layout, the outdated distribution gives way to a much brighter and open layout

resort torres curvas vidrio

Resort in Tenerife. Topography outlines five buildings by blending the structure and terraces

Zooco Studio designs a resort in Tenerife taking advantage of the irregular shape of the terrain and the views. The terraces shades its organic structure and the basic materials such as white basalt and bamboo emphasize its forms. The project implemented in several phases has thus regained its identity

kitchen resin wood black staircase

Double volume for the bookcase. Functionality and aesthetics for a renovation in Madrid

Zooco Studio's renovation project revolves around the double volume of the dining area, with books becoming the decorative element of the house combined with a binary selection of materials: oak wood on the floor and white for the other surfaces

Restaurant in a Spanish village

Restaurant in a small Spanish village. Simplicity of materials that are used in a clear and decisive way

Pan de Cuoco is a restaurant located in Suesa, a small village near the coast and the capital of Cantabria, an autonomous region in the north of Spain. The modern culinary offer combines with the rural environment in which the restaurant is located

Loft with wooden and metal mezzanine

Historic loft of the twentieth century in the center of Madrid. Project of a house inside a house

The project is much closer to the process of a single-family house construction than to an internal rehabilitation and is carried out by Zooco Studio, which generates ten different horizontal structures of different heights hosting different functions.