Tag: arquitectura catalana

Superilla de Sant Antoni | Leku Studio
22-07-2020 No Comments

Superilla de Sant Antoni | Leku Studio

El Eixample de Barcelona caracterizado por su tejido uniforme, regular y extensivo, muestra una ciudad sólida, mixta y altamente densificada con un espacio público consolidado que afronta la necesidad de reprogramarse para dar respuesta a una nueva realidad social, ambiental y económica aceleradamente cambiante. La falta de verde urbano y de espacios de relación, sumado a la situación de emergencia […]

Colección completa de la revista AC. Documentos de actividad contemporánea (1931-37)
11-06-2020 No Comments

Colección completa de la revista AC. Documentos de actividad contemporánea (1931-37)

AC. Documentos de Actividad Contemporánea es la revista del movimiento racionalista español GATEPAC (Grupo de Artistas y Técnicos Españoles para el Progreso de la Arquitectura Contemporánea) y cuyo acrónimo del título se corresponde a “Arquitectura Contemporánea”. Se publicaron 25 números entre 1931 y 1937. El GATEAC, fundado en Zaragoza en 1930, que sirve de medio de expresión del movimiento racionalista […]

Jané Winestore, a pop winestore | External Reference - Chu Uroz
06-05-2020 No Comments

Jané Winestore, a pop winestore | External Reference – Chu Uroz

Since 1944 Jané Group has been one of the main liquor stores in Tarragona. In 1980 they settled in a large area of 700 m2 in the KM1187 between El Vendrell and Comarruga, a place that Carmelo Zappulla, CEO of External Reference and Chu Uroz transformed in 2019 into a modern liquor store that will give a turn to this […]

In a new pragmatism | Miquel Lacasta
21-02-2020 No Comments

In a new pragmatism | Miquel Lacasta

In the acquaintance I free The craftman, Richard Sennett  pleads for a return to an attitude, the craftsman’s attitude, which seeks in every moment to do the things well. This generalismo, opened and diffuse at first, remains perfectly outlined along four hundred pages of the book up to constituting an authentic allegation towards a return to the culture of the material […]

Vallirana 47 | vora
12-02-2020 No Comments

Vallirana 47 | vora

The refurbishment of vallirana 47 is based on the idea of hybridization. we worked in a way that is both continuous and disruptive. The interiors contain a density of layers of perception and information, which provides meaningful complexity and vibration. Vallirana 47 is a quite anonymous and discreet building. its value doesn´t lie within any singular identity, but in the sense of […]

Café Roquet | NUA Arquitectures
29-01-2020 No Comments

Café Roquet | NUA Arquitectures

En un local en planta baja abandonado y ocupado durante mucho tiempo por una gestoría, se plantea una actuación para concederle una segunda vida transformándolo en un luminoso espacio gastronómico que pueda acoger, además de los servicios de cafetería y restauración, usos educativos y culturales que puedan contribuir a la activación de este barrio de la ciudad de Valls. El […]

Can Rosés temporary school in Barcelona | vora
02-10-2019 No Comments

Can Rosés temporary school in Barcelona | vora

It is the refurbishment of the ancient Can Rosés “Masia” (farmhouse) as a temporary school, for a period of 3 years. The building had been renovated for a municipal library more than 20 years before. The interior spaces were diaphanous.. The temporary use of the building is for a period of 3 years. For students of 3, 4 and 5 […]

Nostra House | Bernat Llauradó Auquer – tallerdarquitectura
18-09-2019 No Comments

Nostra House | Bernat Llauradó Auquer – tallerdarquitectura

A house in the middle of a garden, designed for our way of living and feeling; with two clearly differentiated volumes. One of them slender and closed, which contains our less vital intensity spaces, like bathrooms, stairs, bedrooms or storage, and the other one, horizontal and transparent, where we spend most of the time, with our family and friends. Concept […]

Juan’s Apartment | vora
07-08-2019 No Comments

Juan’s Apartment | vora

Before our intervention, in this apartment overlapping stages could be appreciated. Several uses through time accumulated layer over layer. At a first glance one could feel a strange and blurred atmosphere. But beyond confusion we could appreciate the power of its original defining features: a sequence of linked spaces, separated by a powerful rhythm of bearing walls; the distinction of […]

RCR. El Sueño de la Villa
23-07-2019 No Comments

RCR. El Sueño de la Villa

El Arts Santa Mònica acoge la exposición “RCR. EL SUEÑO DE LA VILLA“, que reúne dos exposiciones precedentes en torno al proyecto de la Villa, un centro de creatividad compartida impulsado por la fundación RCR Bunka. Las exposiciones han sido “Sueño y naturaleza”, en el espacio expositivo Cataluña en Venecia en el marco de la Bienal de Arquitectura de Venecia 2018, y “Geografía de […]

Espai Natura | BAILORULL
27-03-2019 No Comments

Espai Natura | BAILORULL

The health and wellbeing of people and their surroundings are the keys to HAUS. A responsible, creative way of approaching architecture with the aim of bringing added value to standardised construction. The construction project manager Marcove and architects BAILORULL combine their experience and reliability to create HAUS, an innovative proposal that applies healthy criteria to the spaces we live in […]

30 social housing apartments in Eivissa | vora
06-02-2019 No Comments

30 social housing apartments in Eivissa | vora

The building is comprised of 30 social housing apartments. It forms a line along the narrow extended site, whilst adapting to the land’s slope and to the maximum volume allowed by city-planning regulations. The totality is fragmented into a loose set of independent elements which distribute the plot into three strips. The central strip, which is withdrawn in relation to […]

Maite Sainz de la Maza Benet - Macari de Torres Mestres · Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products
10-01-2019 No Comments

Maite Sainz de la Maza Benet – Macari de Torres Mestres · Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products

Today we travel to Lleida (Catalonia, Spain) to chat with Maite Sainz de la Maza, architect and Macari de Torres, geologist engineer, founders of Fetdeterra | Innovative Earth Projects and Products. They are “Technical specialists in land architecture and accredited consultants in eco-innovation, product design and technological development.” They have worked with users, technicians and manufacturers since the first phases of […]

Can Ricart Municipal Sports Complex in Raval | vora
02-01-2019 No Comments

Can Ricart Municipal Sports Complex in Raval | vora

The Can Ricart Municipal Sports Complex is a building located in the heart of the south Raval, in Barcelona, an area with important performances in recent years. The equipment is important for the revitalization of the neighborhood in its traditionally more degraded sector, and it has to contribute to the integration of all social sectors inhabitants of the area through […]

Casa Júlia | Guillem Carrera
12-12-2018 No Comments

Casa Júlia | Guillem Carrera

Join, relocate and equip. Located on the ground floor of a residential building from the 60s of the 20th century located in the Tarragona area, it is planned to redesign a house that was divided programmatically into four rooms, a living room and a bathroom (these two last elements of small dimensions taking into account the 87 m2 that presents […]

Papal chairs | Elías Cueto - Xosé Suárez
16-11-2018 No Comments

Papal chairs | Elías Cueto – Xosé Suárez

The aspect and the history of the chairs of “his holiness” are illustrative of the claimed dignity to which they serve as seat. Of between the used ones for the pontiffs it emphasizes “the gestatoria”. Left definitively by Juan Paul II, it is the obliged modal in what to papal chairs it refers. Curiously, some voices indicate the interest of […]

Day center and Home for the elderly of Blancafort | Guillem Carrera
14-11-2018 No Comments

Day center and Home for the elderly of Blancafort | Guillem Carrera

A social building necessary for the elderly of the village of Blancafort and its neighboring municipalities. This project has main two functional components in entire complex, one is Home for the elderly and second is Day care center. We work precisely to combine this two activity in design program. The initial observation of the plot and its environment led to […]

Domènech i Montaner, a polyhedral architect
25-10-2018 No Comments

Domènech i Montaner, a polyhedral architect

Lluís Domènech i Montaner was a Catalan modernist architect able to build a hotel as a half football field in 83 days. Author of the Palau de la Música and Hosp. of St. Pau two buildings declared World Heritage by UNESCO. Lluís Doménech i Montaner is another of the main protagonists of Catalan modernism. Born in Barcelona in 1850 and since […]

Renovation of the apartment in Eixample | Adrian Elizalde
22-08-2018 No Comments

Renovation of the apartment in Eixample | Adrian Elizalde

This project presents the reform of a house located in the Eixample Cerdà. The building, which dates back to 1930, has an area of 70 m2 with a main facade that overlooks Calle Provença and a service patio. Originally, the flat had the typical compartmentalized distribution of the Eixample with different layers of materials and facilities that had been superimposed […]

Loft renovation in Font Honrada | Adrian Elizalde
08-08-2018 No Comments

Loft renovation in Font Honrada | Adrian Elizalde

The project presents the renovation of an apartment in a building of 1916 located in the old town of Barcelona. It has a surface of 46 sqm and originally presented a decayed image and excessively subdivided with rooms. The two windows of the façade are the only ones able to use for ventilation and natural illumination. It has a very […]

Three architectures - Viaplana and Pinón
02-08-2018 No Comments

Three architectures – Viaplana and Pinón

Viaplana and Pinón Three architectures is a program focused on the figure of architects of the past and present that have marked trends with their works. This third chapter focuses on the figure of two Catalans: Viaplana and Piñón, professors of Projects of the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona and genuine representatives of a new architecture. Tres arquitecturas es un programa […]

Guide to the 20th-Century Architecture of Tarragona
05-06-2018 No Comments

Guide to the 20th-Century Architecture of Tarragona

“We can only capture time through its manifestations, meaning the traces, places and events where time has been expressed”. Juhani Pallasmaa Architecture and urban planning, along with other disciplines, reflect the structure, evolution and thinking of each era of society (including the most recent history). Many publications have dealt with the subjects of historical, architectural-archaeological, palaeontological, geological and scenic heritage […]

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream
10-05-2018 No Comments

Imprescindibles. Josep Lluís Sert: a nomadic dream

Josep Lluis Sert, un sueño nómada Josep Lluís Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. “Apostle of the rationalism in Spain”. Apostle of the rationalism in Spain and Dean of the Faculty of Harvard’s Architecture during almost two decades, Sert was also a man full of contradictions. A rebellious spirit. Free verse in a world dominated by the […]

Espai Gut, therapeutic center in Terrassa | estudi08014
07-03-2018 No Comments

Espai Gut, therapeutic center in Terrassa | estudi08014

Refurbishment of a ground floor located in the neighborhood of Ca n’Aurell, in the city center of Terrassa, close to Barcelona. The building is from 1925 and highlights its reinforced concrete structure, very innovative for its time, with spans up to 10 meters. However, the successive transformations of the space over the years have hidden the original structure after a […]

Rehabilitation and extension of the Gon-Gar Garage | NUA Arquitectures
31-01-2018 No Comments

Rehabilitation and extension of the Gon-Gar Garage | NUA Arquitectures

The project of extension and rehabilitation of Workshops Gon-Gar reorganizes an industrial clúster of organic growth formed by two industrial ships and the housing of the property, which form this company of repair of agricultural machinery. The set is inserted des of almost 50 years ago in the center of the urban compact plot of Benissanet, a small population of […]

The eclecticism in the Spanish modern architecture. Years 20-30 and 50-60 | Antón Capitel
22-01-2018 No Comments

The eclecticism in the Spanish modern architecture. Years 20-30 and 50-60 | Antón Capitel

It can be said, without too many exaggeration, that any architecture is eclectic, and can be added also that so often reside in this condition the most important bases of his own quality. But has to be admitted equally that there are occasions, and periods, in that the above mentioned eclecticism is in the foundation itself of the architectural products […]

Crematorium in Igualada | Estudio Carme Pinós
18-10-2017 No Comments

Crematorium in Igualada | Estudio Carme Pinós

The project answers to the will to join the cemetery without distorting the great poetics that comes from him. We have placed in the top part of a hill that covers the chapel and the services, so that from the cemetery the new building does not perceive but, on the other hand, from her yes that we perceive the atmosphere […]

Tamarit Apartament | RAS Arquitectura
11-10-2017 No Comments

Tamarit Apartament | RAS Arquitectura

The project takes place in a long, narrow and stately apartment whose façade connects to the access street via an elegant bow-window and to a large but not very attractive interior courtyard through a gallery. In between, 140 square meters to resolve more or less conventional housing requirements. Two key strategies drive the design as a whole. The first is […]

MA apartament | Arq+
30-08-2017 No Comments

MA apartament | Arq+

The apartment, close to Barcelona, is situated by the beach. Given: a single space of 20 m². In this space, the clients request the following program [722105]: – A living-room to watch television with friends [7] – A shower for two people [2] – A terrace to have an aperitif at night with a kid [2+1=2] – A dining-room for ten people [10] – The […]

Canòdrom, Creative Research Park | Dear Design Studio
12-07-2017 No Comments

Canòdrom, Creative Research Park | Dear Design Studio

The new Creative Research Park  is placed in the Canòdrom, the emblematic racionalist building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Bonet i Castellana in 1961. After the renovation of the building in 2016, Dear Design Studio gained the contest for the design of interiors of the building, and in addition it raised the design of the corporate identity and of […]