studio swes. architects

Javier Monge (1979) and Héctor Salcedo (1982) established studio swes in Seville in 2012, after coinciding in Cruz y Ortiz architects. Both are architects from ETSA Sevilla and, after extensive training abroad, have established a profile based on research, experience and commitment to contemporary architecture.

In parallel, they have developed competitions and commissions that have been succeeding with some success. The studio’s work seeks to create contemporary spaces linked to rigor and technique, claiming functional, innovative and efficient places.

Prizes and Awards

2023   Second prize
Competition Indoor Pool and Gym in Casar de Cáceres.

2022   5th prize
Competition Headquarters of the Portuguese Paralympic Committee.

2022   Honorable Mention
Competition Housing Complex Rua do Monte in Setúbal, Portugal.

2021  First prize
Competition Europan 16 Alzira, Spain.

2018  Third prize
Competition for the refurbishment of “Palacio de Cortiguera” for cultural uses in Santander, Spain.

2017  Accesit
Competition Enrique Blas Sport Centre in Collado-Villalba, Madrid, Spain.

2016  Highlighted
Competition New School of Architecture in Aarhus, Denmark.

2015  First prize
Competition Tourist information centre Rathausmarkt in Hamburg, Germany.

2013  Special Mention
Competition Europan 12 Graz, Austria.

2013  First prize
Competition New Town hall in Denklingen, Germany.

2012  Award Torres Clavé by COA Cádiz
Prehistoric Museum in Benalup-Casas Viejas.

2011  Runner-up
Competition Europan 11 San Bartolomé, Spain.


Javier Monge Fernández (Cádiz, 1979)
Partner – Architect

Héctor Salcedo García (Cáceres, 1982)
Partner – Architect

Gema Fernández (2023…)
José Corbacho (2016)
Mariem Rodríguez (2012-2015)
Gaspar Fernández (2012-2015)
José Javier Rodríguez (2012-2015)
Alejandro Álvarez (2012)


2023  Wood / Water. Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt.
Europan 16. Nau Bostik, Barcelona.
Europan 16. Palacio de Zurbano, Madrid.
2021  De Arquitectura. ETSA de Sevilla.
2020  10 proyectos. ETSA de Sevilla.
2013  Entre ciudades. Arquitecturas de la vivienda. ETSA de Sevilla.