Tag: arquitectura española

Santi Vicente · estudio memosesmas | Graphic design and illustration
14-02-2019 No Comments

Santi Vicente · estudio memosesmas | Graphic design and illustration

Today we move to Valencia to take up two fields tangent to architecture such as graphic design and illustration, two arts that have their own definition but which can be powerful communicators. For this, we enter into them with Santi Vicente, architect for ETSA-UPV, who will help us by telling us about his experience in both fields. Like many of […]

G house | gon
13-02-2019 No Comments

G house | gon

Reform of an attic in the neighborhood of Conde Duque in Madrid. Hedonism and pleasure are possibly the two concepts most present in many of the decisions that are made to make the reform of this penthouse located in the center of Madrid for a person who lives alone. Faced with an exclusively functional domestic organization, this house takes into account other real […]

III Call for aid to the Student of Architecture Arquia Social
07-02-2019 No Comments

III Call for aid to the Student of Architecture Arquia Social

Arquia Social carries out the Social Arquia Student Support Program, under the principles of equality, merit and aptitude, in order to facilitate the means to allow the beginning and continuation of their Architecture studies to those people who, due to their situation Currently, they have difficulties in paying the cost of their studies or special needs. 50 tuition assistance for […]

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 The central strip, which is withdrawn in relation to […]

Unfocused Appointments | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho
04-02-2019 No Comments

Unfocused Appointments | Miguel Ángel Díaz Camacho

In general, and except for honorable exceptions, the architects write regular. In fact, the fact of approaching with such passion a task for which we have not been specifically trained has merit. To support our ideas and convictions we often use a recurring tool: the appointment, a brief endorsement of our argument thanks to the timely support of an authoritative […]

Modern Masters. Casto Fernández-Shaw
31-01-2019 No Comments

Modern Masters. Casto Fernández-Shaw

Conference dedicated to the Madrid architect Casto Fernández-Shaw Iturralde (1896-1978) as part of the Modern Masters cycle of the COAM Architecture Foundation. With this cycle we want to highlight the importance that the contemporary architectural heritage has for the society of the 21st century, the need for its social recognition and its maintenance and conservation. Son of the writer Carlos […]

Modern Masters. Julio Cano Lasso
24-01-2019 No Comments

Modern Masters. Julio Cano Lasso

Conference dedicated to the Madrid architect Julio Cano Lasso (1920-1996), Gold Medal of architecture 1991, as part of the Modern Masters cycle of the COAM Architecture Foundation. With this cycle we want to highlight the importance that the contemporary architectural heritage has for the society of the 21st century, the need for its social recognition and its maintenance and conservation. […]

Modern Masters. Francisco de Asís Cabrero
17-01-2019 No Comments

Modern Masters. Francisco de Asís Cabrero

The COAM Architecture Foundation continues this cycle with which it wants to highlight the importance that the contemporary architectural heritage has for the society of the 21st century, the need for its social recognition and its maintenance and conservation. This conference is dedicated to Francisco de Asís Cabrero Torres-Quevedo (1912-2005). He entered in 1932 in the Academy of Fine Arts […]

Renovation of former Espíritu Santo Hospital building for Municipal Library and Historic Archive in Baiona | Murado & Elvira Architects
16-01-2019 No Comments

Renovation of former Espíritu Santo Hospital building for Municipal Library and Historic Archive in Baiona | Murado & Elvira Architects

The new Public Library and Historic Archive is located at the former Sancti Spiritus Hospital. The existing structure was built in the XVI century behind the ex-collegiate church of Santa María. It is a two-level building embedded in the sloped historic city center with a garden and an inner courtyard. The garden had an orchard and well and the courtyard […]

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 […]

Escuela infantil Santa Susana | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos
09-01-2019 No Comments

Escuela infantil Santa Susana | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos

Antecedentes. Estado original. La escuela infantil ocupa un edificio de Antonio Palacios construido en 1908, el “Pabellón de recreo artístico e industrial”, promovido por la sociedad del mismo nombre y que fue inaugurado coincidiendo con la Exposición Regional Gallega de 1909 de la que formó parte. El edificio contaba únicamente con dos plantas: sobre el zócalo, ciego únicamente hacia la […]

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 […]

XI BIAU - Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial
27-12-2018 No Comments

XI BIAU – Open call for the 11th Ibero-American Architecture and Urbanism Biennial

The CALL FOR WORKS FOR THE XI IBEROAMERICAN BIENNIAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING IS NOW OPENO (XI BIAU). The biennial will be held in Asunción (Paraguay) in October 2019 and will show the way of living in Latin America from everyday life. Last Monday, December 17th, Casa América was presented, coinciding with the celebration of the II Ibero-American Congress […]

PLACE´TA | Juan Moya arquitectura
26-12-2018 No Comments

PLACE´TA | Juan Moya arquitectura

Intervention is a reactive architecture faced to the hostility of urban conditions in the site and to the scheduled mechanicism proper of a lifestyle inherited from the 20th Century modernity. An impersonal crossway with high traffic volume is balanced through a biophilic interior for collective meeting. Being today demands the pass towards metamodernity. The presence of a human being that […]

Modern Masters. Corrales and Molezún
13-12-2018 No Comments

Modern Masters. Corrales and Molezún

The COAM Architecture Foundation continues this cycle with which it wants to highlight the importance that the contemporary architectural heritage has for the society of the 21st century, the need for its social recognition and its maintenance and conservation. This conference is dedicated to José Antonio Corrales (1921-2010) and Ramón Vázquez Molezún (1922-1993), which constituted one of the reference studies […]

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 […]

Oíza
11-12-2018 No Comments

Oíza

Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza (1918-2000) was one of the most important Spanish architects of the second half of the 20th century. He built important works such as the Basilica of Aránzazu, the Madrid buildings of the Bank of Bilbao and Torres Blancas, and the Palace of Festivals of Santander. Despite the recognition he enjoyed during his life and his […]

Modern Masters. Secundino Zuazo
06-12-2018 No Comments

Modern Masters. Secundino Zuazo

The COAM Architecture Foundation continues this cycle with which it wants to highlight the importance that the contemporary architectural heritage has for the society of the 21st century, the need for its social recognition and its maintenance and conservation. This fifth conference is dedicated to Secundino Zuazo (Bilbao, 1887 – Madrid, 1970), architect and urban planner especially known works such […]

Modern Masters. Javier Carvajal Ferrer
29-11-2018 No Comments

Modern Masters. Javier Carvajal Ferrer

The COAM Architecture Foundation continues this cycle with which it wants to highlight the importance that the contemporary architectural heritage has for the society of the 21st century, the need for its social recognition and its maintenance and conservation. This third conference is dedicated to Javier Carvajal Ferrer(Barcelona, 1926-Madrid, 2013), architect and key figure in Spanish construction between the 60s […]

Shoreditch Hotel, urban resort in London | AQSO arquitectos office
28-11-2018 No Comments

Shoreditch Hotel, urban resort in London | AQSO arquitectos office

The proposal for this mixed-used building including hotel, cinema, and retail explores a formal response to the site conditions with an alternative contemporary language. Against the monolithic presence of a totem that divides the paths in two, the building becomes a flexible element that blends with the perspective of the resulting streets while respects the pedestrian flow of the public […]

Madrid, october 68. The Spanish experimental scene
27-11-2018 No Comments

Madrid, october 68. The Spanish experimental scene

In autumn of 2018, the Frac Centre-Val de Loire will inaugurate the first exhibition in France dedicated to the Spanish experimental scene of the 1960’s and 1980’s. The retrospective portrays the incredible adventure of the University of Madrid’s Computing Center, which brought together artists, architects, engineers, scientists and intellectuals to explore the possibilities offered by automatic computer generated calculation. These […]

Modern Masters. Francisco Sáenz de Oiza
22-11-2018 No Comments

Modern Masters. Francisco Sáenz de Oiza

The COAM Architecture Foundation continues this cycle with which it wants to highlight the importance that the contemporary architectural heritage has for the society of the 21st century, the need for its social recognition and its maintenance and conservation. This second conference is dedicated to Francisco Sáenz de Oizaa (1918-2000), author of the Torres Blancas building, Torre-Triana in Seville and […]

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 […]

Ángel  Camacho · ArchiMaps
08-11-2018 No Comments

Ángel Camacho · ArchiMaps

In this new interview of the Baliza section we contacted Ángel Camacho (Madrid, 1983) architect and Master in Analysis, Theory and History of Architecture by the E.T.S.A of Madrid to discover ArchiMaps, “an app that facilitates architects and architecture enthusiasts to locate buildings of interest in different cities or regions”. This young Madrid-born architect started his professional career in 2008 […]

The million-dollar machine and the joy of architecture | Luis Gil Pita
05-11-2018 No Comments

The million-dollar machine and the joy of architecture | Luis Gil Pita

On the adequacy of a public space in the Tilos. Teo 2018. Eduardo Cruz Aguiar. “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 is felt. The emotion of Architecture makes us smile, it makes us laugh. Not life”. Alejandro de […]

III Edición del Concurso PFC 2018
01-11-2018 No Comments

III Edición del Concurso PFC 2018

¡Ya está aquí la 3ª edición del Concurso ASEMAS PFC! ASEMAS con el fin de ofrecer apoyo a los jóvenes arquitectos españoles, incentivando el reconocimiento de la calidad y competencia profesional presenta la III Edición del Concurso ASEMAS PFC de Arquitectura 2018, en el que se valorará el esfuerzo de materialización de la idea, concreción de las soluciones y conocimiento […]

Inhabit the air | Santiago Cirugeda
31-10-2018 No Comments

Inhabit the air | Santiago Cirugeda

Inhabit the air is the name of this project that includes the construction of a house inside Nave 11, various actions and social and artistic interventions, a house planned by the Sevillian architect Santiago Cirugeda. The house has been built in collaboration with various associations of women, architecture students and volunteers, directed and trained by the Urban Recipes team (with extensive […]

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 […]

Museum exhibition "Saint Vicent Ferrer. Life and legend of a preacher" | Auñón Cabrera
17-10-2018 No Comments

Museum exhibition “Saint Vicent Ferrer. Life and legend of a preacher” | Auñón Cabrera

The role of design in spaces for culture is that of a mediator between people and architecture, it is the tool which converts a container into a common place, in which participation, learning, disclosure, investigation, recreation and inspiration must be given space. It is through design that a space becomes experiential by employing the necessary mechanisms for the interaction of […]

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 […]