Three generations dedicated to Water Architecture Research

We are fortunate to live our profession with passion and true vocation, conducting research on finding new water shapes and original conceptions that always characterize our projects.

Our Team

The management team of Lumiartecnia is made up of members of the Carretero family, with a solid academic background, specializing in the different technical and management areas required by the company.

60 Years of Research

Emilio Carretero Álvarez

Initiator of the saga of inventors

He developed throughout his life an intense research in many fields of technology. As a result of this work he came to register more than 50 patents some of which were important innovations, which led to industrial products with high disclosure at the time, for which he received numerous awards, both national and international.

Emilio Carretero


Emilio Carretero Alba brought notable improvements, which resulted in a significant reduction in costs and an increase in spectacularity of the water features and lighting.
His professional life has been devoted to fountain engineering, performing more than 600 architectural fountains and Aquatic Ballets, the most outstanding resume of Spain and probably of the world.

Juan Carretero


The family tradition continues with the founding of Lumiartecnia International and his incorporation to the engineering department. Throughout his 30 years of experience he has carried out many research activities, some of which have resulted in patents that have led to a breakthrough in the field of water engineering and architecture.

María Ángeles Carretero

Sales Director

Graduated in Law, Maria Angeles is in charge of the sales management. She stands out for her communication skills and fluency in several languages.

Francisco Carretero

Technical Director

Francisco is the engineer in charge of the technical direction of the company, in which he prints his optimistic character and tireless work capacity.

Isaac Carretero

Art Director

With an extensive musical training, he imaginatively directs the artistic department creating Aquatic Ballets choreographies for over 15 years.

Turnkey projects worldwide

Lumiartecnia is an international leader in fountain technology, with hundreds of water engineering and architecture projects in more than 30 countries. If the Client requires it, we carry out the complete installation of the project, as well as the integral maintenance service.

R&D = Urban Oasis

The inventive activity that we develop in the R + D department, allows us to apply the results of our research to the design of new creations in the field of water architecture, which by their originality and fantasy turn public spaces into authentic Smart Urban Oasis

The research activity of Lumiartecnia Internacional has been recognized internationally with the obtaining of three prestigious awards in the International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva

Lumiartecnia International received these awards:

Best Industrial Design, Gold Medal, best Sp invention
XLV International Invention Exhibition Geneva, 2017

Own Manufacturing and Design

We develop the most complete range of products for Architectural Fountains, including customized solutions.

The need to create the most appropriate solutions for our engineering projects, which many times to perform well, requires developing new nozzles or new technical solutions, led us to become manufacturers to ensure that quality and technical rigor was met according to our highest demands of performance and hydraulic design.
This has made us the highest quality manufacturer in the market, with our nozzle and solenoid valve designs highly appreciated by the most demanding customers, who are looking for a seal of perfection in their projects.


Quality policy

Lumiartecnia seeks excellence in all the company’s processes, which has led us to become certified in: Document Management, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and EMAS II, where we make public our environmental policy as a commitment to society.

Customers who have trusted us

Throughout more than sixty years, there are many clients who have trusted us, in all sectors. Below we list some of them: