hospitality. An elegant building located on Barcelona’s central Passeig de Gracia avenue. Originally dating from the 1950s, the interior of the Banco Hispano Americano building has been magnificently renovated by Patricia Urquiola. Avant-garde design, elegance and the excellence of a luxury hotel are drawn together in perfect unison. The setting is ideal for the Agape products chosen for the 98 rooms, restaurant bathrooms and spa.
Patricia Urquiola was born in Oviedo (Spain) in 1961. Lives and works in Milan. She attended the School of Architecture of Madrid Polytechnic and Milan Polytechnic, where she graduated in 1989 with Achille Castiglioni. From 1990 to 1992 she was assistant lecturer to both Achille Castiglioni and Eugenio Bettinelli in Milan and Paris.