“We believe in empowering communities and shaping a brighter future for all. That’s why at luis vidal + architects key societal values such as equity and inclusion are core to our DNA and impact how we work, our design solutions, and our desire to build an improved legacy.

At luis vidal + architects, our beliefs are matched by our action. We surround ourselves with the best talent from various backgrounds who share our vision, each one bringing their unique perspectives and individual voices to our collective team. This inclusiveness and our collaborative approach enrich every project and community we serve.”


Luis Vidal

Founder and President of luis vidal + architects, he graduated with a degree in Architecture and honours from the University of Greenwich. He is a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the American Institute of Architects of New York (AIA NY) and the College of Architects of Madrid (COAM).

In 2004, he established the global architecture practice luis vidal + architects. Since then, he has led the design of numerous projects recognized for their innovation and sustainability, including the new Colón Towers in Madrid, and more than 30 airport projects, among them the new Terminal 2, “The Queen’s Terminal”, at London Heathrow Airport, the world’s first airport terminal to be awarded the BREEAM Excellent rating for its sustainable design, also named World’s Best Airport Terminal and World’s Best Public Building. 

More recent airport projects include the expansion of Terminal 4 and 4S at Madrid Barajas Airport, and the final stages of development for Dallas-Fort Worth Terminal D and AMB in Santiago, Chile.  He is also the “vision and concept design architect” for the new international terminals at Pittsburgh and Boston Logan Airports.

Welcome to the world of luis vidal + architects. Expect the unexpected.



Luis Vidal is the “go to” architect for large, complex Air Transportation Projects.   His focus on the customer has resulted in designs that are timeless, functional, sustainable and simply amazing.


The practice

luis vidal + architects is an internationally renowned studio that provides innovative and high-quality solutions, thanks to their leading vision of user and client-centred architecture with a focus on sustainability. Since its foundation in 2004, the practice has opened offices in Spain, the United Kingdom, the Dominican Republic, Chile and the United States, and designed more than 200 projects of all scales (urbanism, building and industrial design).

With an international staff of over 180 professionals with solid training and experience, luis vidal + architects has become not only a world reference in hospitals and airports, but also one of the practices with the greatest projection in the design of educational centres, cultural centres, master planning, as well as large offices, commercial areas and mixed-use complexes.

The search for maximum user comfort, the flexibility of spaces that respond to the client’s needs and outstanding energy efficiency are some of the values that characterize any building designed by luis vidal + architects. All of their building projects have internationally recognized environmental certifications, such as LEED and BREEAM. The practice’s work has been recognized internationally and awarded on 50 occasions.

The purpose of architecture is to optimize quality of life, and in this decade, we are presented with the opportunity to substantially improve the way society inhabits, occupies and uses the planet.