The architect José Ignacio Linazasoro reflects on the role of architecture in urban development. He’s one of Spain’s most prolific, consistent and acclaimed architects working today, both nationally and internationally. His projects cover all types of work, but his specialist area is the regeneration and recovery of urban spaces and buildings. In this interview he reflects on the role of architecture in urban development and talks about renovation, or “constructing on the constructed”, as he prefers to call it.