Tag: Cultural equipment

Centro Social en Cornido | CREUSeCARRASCO
08-07-2020 No Comments

Centro Social en Cornido | CREUSeCARRASCO

ACCESIBILIDAD El cubo de hormigón encajado en un desnivel, tiene dos superficies de uso, una interior que es la sala del centro social, en la cota más baja y otro plano superior, prácticamente al nivel de la carretera y que es un banco en medio de un jardín con unas estupendas vistas de la playa de Carnota y la ría […]

Secondary school and auxiliary buildings of Bangre Veenem School Complex | Albert Faus Architecture
24-06-2020 No Comments

Secondary school and auxiliary buildings of Bangre Veenem School Complex | Albert Faus Architecture

One of the most recent actions of the Burkina Faso Ministry of Education in the fight against school dropouts has been to unify isolated schools into school complexes where education is provided from nursery to high school. The project includes the development of the new Bangre Veenem School Complex from the existing Primary school in the village of Youlou (Koudougou), […]

Intervención en el jardín del claustro barroco de San Pío V | El fabricante de espheras
04-03-2020 No Comments

Intervención en el jardín del claustro barroco de San Pío V | El fabricante de espheras

El claustro barroco del antiguo colegio de San Pío V se encuentra dentro del recinto del actual Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia. El patio consta de una planta cuadrangular alrededor del cual se disponen cuatro pandas de tres alturas. Estos cuerpos configuran el patio mediante arcos rebajados sobre pilares cuadrados realizados con ladrillo, dejando una galería abierta de paso […]

La explosión de la caja funcionalista | Marcelo Gardinetti
02-03-2020 No Comments

La explosión de la caja funcionalista | Marcelo Gardinetti

Introducción A principios de 1990 Frans Haks, director del Museo Groninger, convocó a Alessandro Mendini para realizar el proyecto de ampliación del museo sobre el canal que se encuentra en el límite de la parcela del edificio histórico. Mendini propone atomizar el programa en tres partes, para diluir el impacto del edificio sobre el entorno.1 Propone un esquema lineal para unificar […]

Underworld | Íñigo García Odiaga
14-02-2020 No Comments

Underworld | Íñigo García Odiaga

Architecture as a society has its low funds. These dark and hidden places, in which life goes differently. The refinement of luxury and pageantry have been lost in those spaces, to give importance exclusively to that which is essential. In 1957, Le Corbusier built Santa Maria de La Tourette, a floating convent on the green slopes of Éveaux, on the […]

Resin interpretation centre | contextos de arquitectura y urbanismo
09-10-2019 No Comments

Resin interpretation centre | contextos de arquitectura y urbanismo

We understand social-sustainability as any building that is appreciated by their neighbours that maintain an ongoing relation with it. That’s why the transformation of the old slaughterhouse from the Spanish village of Traspinedo (Valladolid) in the Resin Interpretation Centre, better known as CIR, was raised according to a dual commitment: -As an iconic reading of the rural area where the […]

The distinctive modernity of Norman Foster | Marcelo Gardinetti
22-07-2019 No Comments

The distinctive modernity of Norman Foster | Marcelo Gardinetti

Far from the process of ambiguous and controversial representation promoted by the postmodern convulsion that dominated the architectural scene of the early 80s, the work of Norman Foster, aligned with the thought of Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, was promulgated in favor of a technological update of the modernity. His work ponders the mechanical analogies of the modern movement and […]

Infant School in A Baiuca | Abalo Alonso Arquitectos
26-06-2019 No Comments

Infant School in A Baiuca | Abalo Alonso Arquitectos

The school is located on the edge of the urban area, where it is already confused with the rural one. And with the collective memory, physical even still, of the old industrial facilities nearby present. A series of volumes, almost childish, gather like little houses from one of the “rueiros” that follow one another a little further on. And in […]

A casa do taberneiro | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos
05-06-2019 No Comments

A casa do taberneiro | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos

The building is a traditional construction with a type of medieval origin typical of the rueiros de Santiago de Compostela characterized by the presence of its two walls pinions arranged as facades. Over time, this provision of house pine tree between medianeras was being replaced with the lift of new plants and / or the replacement of the covers by […]

Librería Palas | Arquitectura a Contrapelo
22-05-2019 No Comments

Librería Palas | Arquitectura a Contrapelo

Desde que se abriera al público en 1980, la librería Palas ya destacaba entre los establecimientos de su género, al apostar por una fachada muy abierta, de líneas sencillas, y un acceso central secuenciado. Pero el paso del tiempo ha dejado su huella en unos paramentos invadidos por canalizaciones, huecos, señales y otras interferencias. La acción propuesta persigue la renovación […]

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-04-2019 No Comments

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga

It is said that the classical Greek sculpture reached its maximum splendor when it began to use the contrapposto. This Italian term could be defined as the relation that the different parts of the body establish when initiating the movement. The weight of the body rests mainly on one leg, so that the corresponding hip rises with respect to the […]

ACTIVATORS. Public Space Strategies
19-03-2019 No Comments

ACTIVATORS. Public Space Strategies

a + t magazine returns to the public realm through the  STRATEGY series, which began in 2010 with the aim of highlighting and naming the strategies and actions underlying each project. 85 actions are identified within the 13 projects included in the issue. This new volume of the STRATEGY series, a+t 51, called ACTIVATORS, includes works by MVRDV, Jaja, Adept, Nendo, Vaumm, Wowhaus, […]

Monumental Cinema by Casto Fernéndez-Shaw | Jorge Gorostiza
15-03-2019 No Comments

Monumental Cinema by Casto Fernéndez-Shaw | Jorge Gorostiza

Reviewing the work of the architect Casto Fernández-Shaw, I have found that many issues of his magazine Cortijos y rascacielos are digitized and can be accessed at Memoria de Madrid. In number three of that magazine, published in the winter of 1930, one of his visionary projects was published, in this case the Monumental Cinema, of which only the illustration […]

Box in the box | Arenas Basabe Palacios Arquitectos
27-02-2019 No Comments

Box in the box | Arenas Basabe Palacios Arquitectos

Rehabilitation of industrial building and change of use as a cultural association in Móstoles. The project entails the refurbishment of a 940 m2 warehouse located in Móstoles (Madrid) and its conversion into a building that provides spaces for a cultural association and sporting activities for young students. The scheme aims to preserve the existing structure and the industrial character of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga
15-10-2018 No Comments

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga

In 1998 Peter Zumthor concluded the construction of Sogn Benedetg‘s small chapel. The Building was coming to replace the baroque church constructed in the Swiss people of Sumvitg that had been destroyed by an avalanche of snow. The original church knew of the risk to which it was exposed for what one of his buttresses had specialized himself in the […]

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 […]

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta
10-08-2018 No Comments

Atmospheric time | Miquel Lacasta

Atmosphere and climate. In one of his writings, Olafur Eliasson speaks about the atmospheric time.1 In the introduction to the above-mentioned text, The Museums are Radical, Eliasson develops a small statement of the interaction between time and energy. I do not know exactly why it has turned into artist of head-board of many architects, but it is necessary to admit […]

Rehabilitation of local center in Noallo de Abaixo | MOL Arquitectura
27-12-2017 No Comments

Rehabilitation of local center in Noallo de Abaixo | MOL Arquitectura

Antecedentes y objetivo. La actuación planteada pretende la recuperación de la  antigua escuela unitaria como centro vecinal de Noallo de Abaixo. Al encontrarse la edificación previa en una situación de ruina total, con la estructura a punto de colapsarse, se reformula todo el proyecto. En planta baja se organiza una única estancia diáfana polivalente, destinada a diversas actividades (charlas, talleres, […]

Club Mate and Zambó Assai Offices | República Portátil
20-12-2017 No Comments

Club Mate and Zambó Assai Offices | República Portátil

The order realized by Club Mate Chile and Zambó Assaí was the development of his new commercial offices, located in the managerial core of Franklin neighborhood, in the commune of Santiago de Chile. This neighborhood was founded in the periphery of the city of Santiago and little by little it was taking a strong commercial character, giving I go on […]

Fundamental room for Sala de carga | República Portátil
06-12-2017 No Comments

Fundamental room for Sala de carga | República Portátil

Context. Sala de Carga is a gallery of contemporary art to the interior of a maritime container, calls different producers to intervening in places of high accessibility. The container equipped with lighting and electricity receives in his interior proposed of artists of different places and works as an itinerant gallery located in the public space. For the cycle exhibitions of […]

Romaño Vista Alegre Civic Center | Abalo Alonso Arquitectos
22-11-2017 No Comments

Romaño Vista Alegre Civic Center | Abalo Alonso Arquitectos

A compact, sober piece, which one seeks to adapt to the local scale. A civic center that pivota about an emptiness to double height; the foyer like heart of the building, place of meeting, of stay in the steps stairs, of access to the different spaces: room, computer science of multiple uses, general bathroom and offices in the ground floor. […]

Monte do Gozo swimming pools | OLA estudio
04-10-2017 No Comments

Monte do Gozo swimming pools | OLA estudio

Utilization of facilities. Before the construction of the swimming pools, the Monte do Gozo contains the space of graderío and scene for big concerts with capacity for 36.000 persons. The swimming pools there take advantage, with a small reform, the ticket office, bathroom and cafeteria of the side of west. The project, original of Alfonso Penela, he constructed these pieces […]

Vello Cárcere Building. Rehabilitation of the former jail in Lugo for cultural center | CREUSeCARRASCO
13-09-2017 No Comments

Vello Cárcere Building. Rehabilitation of the former jail in Lugo for cultural center | CREUSeCARRASCO

To take advantage of the idea of opening to the public of a jail, cellular space and to discipline, subverting the beginning of vigilance and custody in beginning of search, sample and appreciation of cultural and social values. Propossing an opened compartimentación, working each of the spaces in a flexible way with degrees of opening and of intervention related to […]

The sphere of the sea | Sergio de Miguel
26-05-2017 20 Comments

The sphere of the sea | Sergio de Miguel

Utzon Left his footprint. But, as they did Gabriel García Márquez with One hundred years of solitude or Rachmaninoff with his second symphony, bequeathed us generously a grandísima master work. Certainly imborrable. A piece in the puzzle of our culture whose length dilutes  in the time. Few works have been so iconic, so representative of his geography. So inténsamente hit […]

Pavilion pop-up for programmatical activation in COCA | Conjuntos Empáticos
24-05-2017 No Comments

Pavilion pop-up for programmatical activation in COCA | Conjuntos Empáticos

This ephemeral pavilion is constructed for the celebration of the holiday of closing of the International I Congreso of Architectural Communication, developed between May 17 and 19, 2017. The object is designed and produces as an element of pneumatic architecture that is located in the rose garden of the Technical Top School of Architecture of Madrid, and uses as support […]

Baixo Miño cross-border strengths interpretation Center | rodríguez + pintos arquitectos
10-05-2017 No Comments

Baixo Miño cross-border strengths interpretation Center | rodríguez + pintos arquitectos

The Santa Cruz castle is a defensive structure of “modest” character that, nevertheless, registers as a singular element in the extraordinary context of forts, watchtowers and “fachos” or you camphorate that were raised in the XVIIth and XVIIIth century along the márgenes of the river Miño. At present it stands out not for his constructive or military relevancy, but for […]