Tag: arquitectura española

Grupo Ineltron SLU Offices | as-built Arquitectura
10-10-2018 No Comments

Grupo Ineltron SLU Offices | as-built Arquitectura

Combination of textures and materials contrasting the warmth of the wood with the hardness of concrete and raw steel, playing with different luminosities, achieving a renewed and attractive set in response to the initial state. The challenge posed by this narrow and dismal place was to obtain a representative space for the main headquarters of the company INELTRON, and that […]

Milena Villalba · Architecture photography
04-10-2018 No Comments

Milena Villalba · Architecture photography

Given the almost inseparable binomial that couple, photography and architecture form today, we moved to Valencia after the summer period to get to know the work of a young architect Milena Villalba who focused on both professions. Milena Villalba is a professional architecture photographer. She graduated as an architect at the UPV (Polytechnic University of Valencia, 2012), and later in […]

Rehabilitación nave lateral del monasterio de San Clodio en Leiro | OLA estudio
03-10-2018 No Comments

Rehabilitación nave lateral del monasterio de San Clodio en Leiro | OLA estudio

Build a spa in a stone box. The current Hotel Monumento de San Clodio in Leiro is one of the most important pieces of Galician monastic architecture. Annex to the set were the ruins of the stables and cellar. A large stone caisson with remains of the vaults that covered the ground floor. This ruin, impregnated with gravity and time, […]

“Rbn Estilista” Beauty Salon | Puntocero Arquitectos
26-09-2018 No Comments

“Rbn Estilista” Beauty Salon | Puntocero Arquitectos

The order highlights the need to solve a new commercial building in a peripheral environment with a scattered fabric dominated by single-family homes without a predominant typology. It is crucial to respond to the aspirations of being an object with identity but at the same time integrated into the environment. The proposal is formalized as a rocky prism that, in […]

Stairs and disembarkations | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
24-09-2018 No Comments

Stairs and disembarkations | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

To the stairs one has to look at her abreast. To attack his tracing walking of backs – or of side – a sudden loss of the balance might suppose1. And the stairs is generous, we would say even detached in the application of the supreme Law of the Gravity2. Any stairs a beginning, an expectation supposes always craft. Probably […]

The Aspre House | nomarq estudi d’arquitectura
19-09-2018 No Comments

The Aspre House | nomarq estudi d’arquitectura

Light and volume work in unison and can be seen through the composition of the pathways of an architectonic work. Le Corbusier, with its uber-known catchphrase, “architecture is the wise game (…) of volumes under the light,” supported the story of an obsession: that of the study of light, its movement, to the point of taking form like a part […]

What is architecture for Alejandro de la Sota
13-09-2018 No Comments

What is architecture for Alejandro de la Sota

“I always liked to talk about architecture as fun, if it is not done happily it is not architecture, this joy is precisely the architecture, the satisfaction that you feel, the emotion of architecture makes you smile, it makes you laugh, life is not.” Alejandro de la Sota (Pontevedra, 1913; Madrid, 1996) is one of the masters of twentieth-century Spanish architecture. […]

Evacuation ladder in a school of the 19th century | MCVR Architects
12-09-2018 No Comments

Evacuation ladder in a school of the 19th century | MCVR Architects

The project is addressed not only to meet the conditions of use (evacuation in the event of a fire) but also to pay special attention to its materiality and design in order to establish a dialogue with the existing building. It is intended to generate a symbiotic architectural relationship. The objective is to intervene in a contemporary way, enhancing the […]

Spanish Architectures. Chronicle from Europe
06-09-2018 No Comments

Spanish Architectures. Chronicle from Europe

An exhibition that will present all the works built by Spanish architecture studios and also from the rest of Europe in Spanish territory and which have been nominated for the Prize for Contemporary Architecture of the European Union – Mies van der Rohe Prize. All these works have been highlighted by independent experts and have been analyzed and debated by […]

Gabled | Binomio Arquitectura
05-09-2018 No Comments

Gabled | Binomio Arquitectura

The past becomes topical dress. The proposal of reform of this house takes us to the second widening of Valencia. Its excellent location is essential for the project, enjoying lighting and views due to its location on the top floor of the building and have two facades. The importance of the project lies in getting a house with spatial amplitude, […]

Objet trouvé [08] : When Coderch wanted to portray his house as Caufus Kaufmann | Rodrigo Almonacid
03-09-2018 No Comments

Objet trouvé [08] : When Coderch wanted to portray his house as Caufus Kaufmann | Rodrigo Almonacid

The Kaufmann House (also known as the “Desert House”) is probably the most popular house of Richard Neutra. His nocturnal image is one of the icons of Modern Architecture Photography par excellence, and although it was not the most appropriate to the intentions of the architect1, the magnificent photograph of Julius Shulman (fig.3) will end up equaling in importance (if […]

House MM in Leciñena | Sergio Sebastián Franco
29-08-2018 No Comments

House MM in Leciñena | Sergio Sebastián Franco

Large wooden doors closed the patios of the monegrine houses, jealously defending, together with the high plastered walls, the domestic life from the dust and aridity of the desert of Aragon. Big doors that allowed the entry of the wagons and the horses with which the cereals were cultivated, and which, once exceeded, contained all the functions, from the living, […]

The CLESA Dairy Center in Madrid. Alejandro de la Sota
23-08-2018 No Comments

The CLESA Dairy Center in Madrid. Alejandro de la Sota

The CLESA Dairy Center in Madrid is one of the jewels of modern Spanish architecture and its author, Alejandro de la Sota, one of the most important architects in the recent history of Spanish architecture. The complex was on the verge of being demolished for the construction of houses, but an intense campaign in favor of its protection on the part […]

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 […]

Jorge Garcelán Docio - Enrique Reig Navarro · NILGO | trip to the essence
16-08-2018 No Comments

Jorge Garcelán Docio – Enrique Reig Navarro · NILGO | trip to the essence

Taking advantage of this summer period, today we will approach NILGO, a project that emerged from an academic exercise at the UPV Technical School of Architecture and that places value on the landscape heritage of the different rural towns in the interior of Spain. The growing and gradual depopulation suffered by the people, together with their passion for traveling, has […]

Enclosed Emptiness | UPV/EHU instalation for Concentric 04
15-08-2018 No Comments

Enclosed Emptiness | UPV/EHU instalation for Concentric 04

The 4th edition of Concéntrico,, the ephemeral architecture festival held in Logroño at the end of April, numbered also a contribution from the University of the Basque Country among its installations: the “Enclosed Emptiness” project, carried out by the students of the Higher Technical School of Architecture of San Sebastian. Picked out among the proposals made in the courses of […]

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 […]

VI Arquia/Próxima Festival: Relevant Practices 2018
07-08-2018 No Comments

VI Arquia/Próxima Festival: Relevant Practices 2018

The motto of this biennial RELEVANT PRACTICES, defined by the curator, invites us to reflect on the paradox produced by the international success of Spanish architecture (Pritzker Prize 2017, León de Oro at the Venezia Biennial, leadership of Spanish architects in international studies as well as teachers in leading Schools of Architecture) that does not correspond with the volume of […]

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 […]

House PI | Enrique Jerez
01-08-2018 No Comments

House PI | Enrique Jerez

P and I are our clients, the owners of a house with land in this neighborhood of the Obra Sindical del Hogar, inaugurated in 1946 and located southwest of the city of Burgos. The original homes are very interesting: modest, rational, constructively simple and based on what could be considered a vernacular or popular architecture. Unfortunately, at present the neighborhood […]

Fronteiras. Writings and Projects of Architecture, Landscape and Territory
31-07-2018 No Comments

Fronteiras. Writings and Projects of Architecture, Landscape and Territory

FRONTEiRAS is one of the projects developed by AiPAC (Associaçao Ibérica para a Inovação, Património, Arquitectura e Cultura). Currently, it is framed as a solid catalyst for cross-border activities between Spain and Portugal and gives rise to a tool capable of uncovering and investigating the linkages on both sides of the border. A strategic action that tries to make the political […]

Tino house | EMAC Arquitectura
25-07-2018 No Comments

Tino house | EMAC Arquitectura

El hombre puede ser de un lugar, estar en un lugar, o pertenecer a él. Se puede vivir en un sitio, habitar o morar. Algunas diferencias entre términos son claras; otras, más sutiles; y en las leves particularidades entre ellas se encuentra la manera que uno tiene de relacionarse con el territorio que lo sostiene y el espacio que lo […]

Ático C47 | El Tejado Azul
18-07-2018 No Comments

Ático C47 | El Tejado Azul

Constantemente intento mirar la arquitectura desde fuera de la burbuja de su conocimiento. Desde ahí se ve un común dilema entre cómo quiere vivir la gente y cómo se quiere proyectar arquitectura. Y en ese debate, unos reprochan falta de interés general por la cultura arquitectura (la cultura que nos cobija); otros achacan tener que justificar cómo quieren vivir o […]

Islands, desert, mountain. Degree zero architecture | Josep Lluís Mateo
16-07-2018 No Comments

Islands, desert, mountain. Degree zero architecture | Josep Lluís Mateo

The fascination caused by distant places, in the limit of human existence, places where it might be better to spend than to stay, or where to stay always go along with a vague sense of threat (condition, from romanticism, at the base of the aesthetic experience). The island as a closed, finite place, with endemism as a possibility. The island […]

María Martínez Moreno · MatMap, building materials looking for a new life
12-07-2018 No Comments

María Martínez Moreno · MatMap, building materials looking for a new life

Given the need (and moral obligation) to direct the architecture to the highest standards of sustainability (read here from the set that includes the economy, society and ecology) arise new projects such as MatMap. A platform to give a second to the discarded materials generated in the construction and created by the young architect from Alicante María Martínez Moreno. This […]

Riojana Optics | Blur Arquitectura
10-07-2018 No Comments

Riojana Optics | Blur Arquitectura

We find a fragmented space without an apparent order. A space that has been adapted to the needs of the business over time. We started the project by organizing the program in two clearly differentiated spaces. A first exhibition space with a more public character and directly linked to the street. Space understood as a small square attached to public […]

House C in Costa da Morte | CREUSeCARRASCO
04-07-2018 No Comments

House C in Costa da Morte | CREUSeCARRASCO

The house is located on a high ground 3.5 meters above the road. It is an area of growth of the main urban core where, over the years, 4 and 5-storey housing blocks have been appearing. The planning establishes an alignment that involves the demolition of the retaining wall of the farm and the construction of the entire front of […]

Architecture Guide of Madrid
28-06-2018 No Comments

Architecture Guide of Madrid

Since 1984, the Official College of Architects of Madrid publishes what is undoubtedly the most complete and professional Architecture Guide of Madrid. Our close relationship with architecture and architects at the state level allows us to have content of great didactic and cultural value, and its correct dissemination and value have always been and will be fundamental concerns for the […]

Second opportunities | Silvia Blanco Agüeira
18-06-2018 No Comments

Second opportunities | Silvia Blanco Agüeira

In 1961, just two years after the reconstruction of the Pavilion of the Hexagons in Madrid’s Casa de Campo, there was another surprising breakthrough in the Spanish capital: the arrival of the pavilion that the Duchy of Luxembourg had built at the Brussels World Expo of 1958. “Offered in advantageous conditions”,1 they affirmed the chronicles of the time. Few now […]

Interview with Marina Otero Verzier, woman architect
15-06-2018 No Comments

Interview with Marina Otero Verzier, woman architect

“A society grows and progresses when the elders plant trees knowing that they will never sit in its shade”. Freespace Manifiest On May 25, the XVI Venice Architecture Biennale was inaugurated and will remain open until November 25 with the Irish commissioners Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara as the most responsible and that takes place in the venues of Giardini […]