Tag: Galicia

Leiro Seniors Day Center | müller.feijoo arquitectos
19-12-2018 No Comments

Leiro Seniors Day Center | müller.feijoo arquitectos

The plot on which the day center is built, very close and slightly elevated on the course of the river Avia, has a strong natural slope transformed by a system of stepped terraces called socalcos formed by walls of granite masonry, a traditional system very usual in this region of vineyards that allows to have arable land in plots in […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

The resonance box of Daiamanti | Elisa Díaz Lorenzo
16-05-2018 No Comments

The resonance box of Daiamanti | Elisa Díaz Lorenzo

“The term RESONANCE refers to a set of phenomena related to the periodic movements in which reinforcement of an oscillation takes place. Increase of the extent of movement of a system”. LOS CUSTOMERS. Amandine and Baldomero are opposite two compatible whose immediate environment is singular and very demanding: both are musical interpreters specialists in the chamber music of the baroque […]

Clinic Dental Ferraces | as-built
09-05-2018 No Comments

Clinic Dental Ferraces | as-built

Materiality, order and lightness to give response to the dialog between the place and his most immediate environment. A place that gives content to a dental clinic and that is abstracted of the exterior chaos across the serenity that his volumetries and interior materials stamp. Used materials: – Volumetric ceiling in plates of carton plaster – Constant pavement of resin […]

Seixo 3.0 | quepasamodernoArquitectos
25-04-2018 No Comments

Seixo 3.0 | quepasamodernoArquitectos

The Angra mount is the geological set that believes in his south slope one of the faces of Barrañán’s raspberry. Bathed by the predominant winds come from the Atlantic Ocean it has like proved a set of rocky rich formations in quartz that they coexist with a dense and low vegetation. Between the skirt of the Angra mount and Barrañán’s […]

Alejandro de la Sota Pontevedra 1913 – Madrid 1996. Construirse / Construir
12-04-2018 No Comments

Alejandro de la Sota Pontevedra 1913 – Madrid 1996. Construirse / Construir

From April 6 to May 27 the rooms of temporary exhibitions of the Sexto one shelter the exhibition dedicated to the figure of the architect pontevedrés Alejandro de la Sota. The Museum adds with this great sample to the celebration of the year 2018 that the Royal Academy of Fine arts of Galicia dedicates Alejandro de la Sota Martínez’s figure. […]

Rehabilitation of one-family housing in Pontedeume's Historical Hull | Jorge Salgado Cortizas
11-04-2018 No Comments

Rehabilitation of one-family housing in Pontedeume’s Historical Hull | Jorge Salgado Cortizas

The importance that the sea can manage to have in a company, marking deeply the mentality of his peoples, his forms of life and his deep-rooted traditions, demonstrates in this small “oar” house, placed in Pontedeume’s Historical Hull. The economic precariousness that suffered the majority of the seaworthy Galician company had his logical repercussion and manifestation in the characteristics of […]

House in Sanxenxo | Ameneiros Rey · HH arquitectos
04-04-2018 No Comments

House in Sanxenxo | Ameneiros Rey · HH arquitectos

This housing in Sanxenxo, appears initially as the second residence to be used as place of meeting. Placed in a plot in earring, with orientation north – south and conference to the ocean. The project seeks to do a domestic piece, compacts on the outside and liberated in the interior. It is located in the highest part of the plot […]

House Between-lines | OLA estudio
28-03-2018 No Comments

House Between-lines | OLA estudio

Located in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia. The house between-lines arises from the desire to systematize and expedite the constructive solutions. Our clients had a tight budget so, in a sense, we had to escape from constructive rhetoric and anything that was not essential. This home is a simple system, both implantation and constructive. Order patterns easily repeatable and without complex […]

House in Rúa da Proba | Díaz+Díaz
28-02-2018 No Comments

House in Rúa da Proba | Díaz+Díaz

Housing in ground floor in Oleiros’s municipality, which is implanted in the area considering the conditions of item of the plot, understanding the place and looking for the best orientation. The plot has an irregular plant and with a light slope towards his interior, with an access for the zone this one from the road principal one. The access from […]

Restaurant 1764 | CREUSeCARRASCO
21-02-2018 No Comments

Restaurant 1764 | CREUSeCARRASCO

From a few marvellous sketches and ideogramas in plant done by the owner, the major difficulty for him is to locate the stairs that, since in many cases, is the key of the projects of small dimension. 1764 is the inscription that exists in the lintel of the door, his year of construction. Cover of tile treats itself about one […]

Infantile school in Oza-Cesuras | bals arquitectos
13-12-2017 No Comments

Infantile school in Oza-Cesuras | bals arquitectos

To project an infantile school in a complex plot, for his accesses, his topography and dimensions but located in an environment with such a high potential, it has to make us think how we must locate ourselves in the territory. Since the place apprehends from the approximation to the new architecture and in a reciprocal way, since there have to […]

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. […]

Pioneering wimen architects from Galicia. Eight interviews
19-10-2017 No Comments

Pioneering wimen architects from Galicia. Eight interviews

This work gathers eight interviews to the first women dedicated to the architecture in Galicia, and the statement of the arquitectas contributes us in his professional and social context (without forgetting the personal thing), constructing a history that goes from the 40s to the current importance. There is accompanied every interview of a brief biographical annotation, a photography and a […]

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 […]

Restoration of Fonte da Burga in Caldas de Reis | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto
20-09-2017 No Comments

Restoration of Fonte da Burga in Caldas de Reis | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto

To be employed at the time and at the goods and architectures that others thought and constructed before that we, it has an after-taste to collaborate with these other architects who already are not. If Viollec Le Duc says that restoring is to return the original blood to the building, which it is called the style, also it is to […]

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 […]

Restoration of the Glez Barros Pantheon | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto
06-09-2017 No Comments

Restoration of the Glez Barros Pantheon | Luis Gil+Cristina Nieto

Returning life to the funeral architecture. “The city of the dead men has been traditionally a succinct version of that of the alive ones, and a laboratory of architecture, gardening and sculpture. Of the urns in the shape of cabin to the palatial pantheons or the niches beehive of social grave, the nature and the fractures of a culture can […]

MERA House | soma arquitectura
16-08-2017 No Comments

MERA House | soma arquitectura

In this house of ground floor a system appears, in I make concrete the M.E.R.A. (Multisystem of elimination of Absurd Tours), which is not different things that to try that the corridors it are not. For it a scheme develops striping of squares and golden proportions that, old-fashioned, concatenate the spaces diagonally. These striping are identified in the exterior in […]

domohomo arquitectos · Forniture design
06-07-2017 No Comments

domohomo arquitectos · Forniture design

Along the history the big teachers of the architecture penetrated into the design of furniture, enclosed some of them there came companies destined for the design and the manufacture. Because of it today we move to Santiago de Compostela to know the work that they realize in domohomo. Study of architecture and design that it is born in 2011 in […]

João Nunes's conferences during International Workshop João Nunes
27-06-2017 No Comments

João Nunes’s conferences during International Workshop João Nunes

Set of conferences given by João Nunes during Workshop Internacional that organized by Escola Galega fa Paisaxe in the Fundación Juana de Vega from April 20 to April 24, 2015. This international workshop was directed university graduates of top or average degree that they were developing (or they would develop) his activity in projects of engineering, architecture, urbanism, environment, ecology, or landscape […]

Oncologic Center of Galicia and Children’s and Maternity Hospital parking | Díaz+Díaz - Rafael Ángel Otero Mosquera
07-06-2017 No Comments

Oncologic Center of Galicia and Children’s and Maternity Hospital parking | Díaz+Díaz – Rafael Ángel Otero Mosquera

This building is the result of winning a public competition called by EMVSA in el año 2013. The premises of the contest: 1. Create abuilding with presence. At first the competition proposed the options of making a hidden or buried building on the slope. Our choice was to create a visible building, proud of himself and that would contribute to improve the urban conditions of their environment. 2. Anexempt and reversible building, which relates with the existing quarry. With a prefabricated structure, considering that it is an administrative concession (75 […]

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 […]

Parking in the Xuíz Falcone street | Salgado+Liñares
26-04-2017 No Comments

Parking in the Xuíz Falcone street | Salgado+Liñares

Reformulation of a public area: parking in the street Xuíz Falcone. Double street – double space. The project takes as an object the reformulation of the area of the street Xuíz Falcone. In the origin of the project, and as element activator, there is the recovery of the original level of the street, disturbed by the aggressive landfill of the […]

From the tree to the chair
18-04-2017 No Comments

From the tree to the chair

The Center Gaiás Museum inaugurated the pasadomobili on April 7 the new exhibition of the Cidade da Cultura that will lead for title Of The tree to the chair. The wood and his arts. Comisariada for the architect Carlos Seone, the sample will direct the look of the visitors to the environmental wealth of the forests, the tradition in Galicia […]

Family house in Punta Canide | Díaz+Díaz
22-03-2017 No Comments

Family house in Punta Canide | Díaz+Díaz

This detached house is located in Punta Canide, Oleiros, in the Bay, with stunning sea views. Due to this location, the building should respond to some very specific buildable constrains and setbacks, required by municipal regulations, as well as the morphology of the land itself, which required adapting to the slope of the plot, with a drop of nearly three […]

Rehabilitation of one-family housing in the Zapateira | soma arquitectura
15-02-2017 No Comments

Rehabilitation of one-family housing in the Zapateira | soma arquitectura

We face this task an enormous respect for the existing thing and the necessary care not to lose or to alter in the way the soul of the house. To rehabilitate a bulging housing of D. Andrés Fernandez-Albalat’s study is for us much more than a gift. If this gift comes from the hand of a client with the sufficient […]