Gámez is professor in the Department of Building Technology and in the Master of Advanced Projects of the E.T.S.A.M. He has been visiting professor at the University of Berlin TU and lectured at Alicante, Universidad Europe, PUCP Lima, ITAM Ciudad de México, Amman, Havana, among others. He has directed the Departament of Building Technology UEM.
In 1990, he associated with Patricia Fernández founding the office of CUARQ ARQUITECTOS. They have been winners of several architecture competitions and have received some professional distinctions. They have received national awards, winning the Luis Moreno Mansilla Award in 2017 for the project for the Spanish embassy building in Amman, Jordan.
Gámez has also won the first prize in the international competition organized by the AIPI (Italy) for the intervention in the buildings of Italian children's colonies of the 30s. It is worth highlighting the first prize in the Contest for the restoration and musealization of the Palacio de “el Capricho” at Alameda de Osuna in Madrid and the rehabilitation of the Chancellery of the Embassy of Spain in Havana. Some of his works in social housing have been in the Madrid Pavilion of Expo Shanghai. He is the author of several articles and publications.
201 Architecture & Urbanism Design Studio (Fall 2023)
2019 - First Prize
Rehabilitation of the “Palacio del Capricho”. Madrid, Spain.
2018 - First Prize
Rehabilitation of the theater of “Defensora Sollerense” in Soller. Majorca, Spain.
2017 - Special mention
Competition Social housing building (62 dwellings IBAVI) in S’Olivera Majorca.
2016 - Second prize
Competition energy renovation of the sheraton mirasierra. Spain.
2015 - First prize
Competition for the rehabilitation of the main warehouse of the old CLESA factory in Madrid.
2015 -Second prize
Competition for urban rehabilitation and regeneration of the town directed planning city in Fuencarral, Spain.
2014 - First prize
Concorso Internazionale “Welcome in hotel” for the adaptation into a hotel of the Italian children's colonies of the 30s.
2011 - First prize
Project for the rehabilitation of the historic chancery of the Embassy of Spain in Havana, Cuba.
2009 - Selected project
LONDON BRIDGE 800:DESIGN AN INHABITED BRIDGE London, England.
2008 - First prize
Competition of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain. Best project for the new Chancellery of the Spanish Embassy in Amman. Kingdom of Jordan.
Distinctions to the built work. Luis Moreno Mansilla award. 2017
2007 - Finalist
Competition for the new building of the new consulate of Spain in Havana, Cuba.
2005 - First prize
Competition municipal housing company 10 dwellings, commercial space and parking in calle Gravina 2 Madrid.
1992 - Special mention
Competition for the new council house in Algete, Spain.
1990 - Special mention
Competition for new Building for Architect association in Lugo, Spain.
GAMEZ, J.R. y DOMOUSO, F. “Arquitectura e Ingeniería” Ed Fundación General COAM. ISBN 84-96656-27-7 Madrid 2007
AA.VV. “VR VIVIENDA REDUCIDA” ED. Mairea Libros. Madrid 2007 10:84-935571-0-2 13:978-84-935571-02
AA.VV. “VSE VIVIENDA SOCIAL EUROPEA” ED Maitrea Libros. Madrid 2008 ISBN 978-84-936485-3-4
AAVV: “ PROYECTOS DE INMUEBLES EN EL EXTERIOR” ED. Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores Madrid 2011 NIPO 501-11-062-5
Revista Arquitectura nº 344 “ viviendas en la calle Gravina 2 de Madrid ed COAM, ISSN 0004-2706
Revista “MATADOR” número 21-S 2017 “Lo duro y lo blando, sobre la vivienda del futuro” ISBN 9788416248896