Tag: Galicia

Urban regeneration of Ferrol. Galicia
19-08-2009 48 Comments

Urban regeneration of Ferrol. Galicia

It is not the first time that speak in some space of the BLOG of Ferrol Vello, the first Ferrol, that undoes  in ruins interested. There by April of this year, that is to say, does scarce five months, the emplazamiento ancient of Ferrol and his constructions were declared Well of Cultural Interest (BIC) that catalogs it of historical group, […]

Industrial architecture. Pencil Hispania Factory (II)
15-08-2009 72 Comments

Industrial architecture. Pencil Hispania Factory (II)

The factory of pencil Hispania finds  in Ferrol Fluff, in the promontory of the gardens of the Bastion of Saint Xoán, dominating above these the sights of the port and the estuary, between Mugardos and La Graña. It was founded, in the years thirty of the 20th century (1933, probáblemente), by several partners between which found  Alberto Fernández Martín, important […]

House in Santiago de Compostela | Alfonso Azqueta
07-08-2009 No Comments

House in Santiago de Compostela | Alfonso Azqueta

One-family housing in Santiago de Compostela in an area forming benches that it lowers from the approach road up to the river Sar that surrounds her, placing the house in a position of domain over the sights. The flat covers guarantee the minimal visual impact on the landscape, creating an architecture that follows the pace of the natural platforms of […]

Industrial heritage.Coca-Cola Factory | Andrés Fernández-Albalat Lois+Antonio Tenreiro
14-07-2009 43 Comments

Industrial heritage.Coca-Cola Factory | Andrés Fernández-Albalat Lois+Antonio Tenreiro

The factory of BEGANO, or the factory of Coca-Tail, as it is used to him  designate, was projected by the architects Andrés Fernández-Albalat Lois and Antonio Tenreiro in 1960. The work is considered, with the building Plastibar of Vigo, of Xosé Bar Boo (1957), as one of the milestones that marked, after the decade of the 50, the reincorporación of […]

Corrubedo's Secrets
26-05-2009 27 Comments

Corrubedo’s Secrets

Between the persons’ legion that his better secrets guard here, it is called specially the attention the nourished group of architects who chose this place to place in him his dreams. And as, with very different styles, they have could find the integration of his offer in this territory of sand and sea, today better protected than yesterday thanks to […]

Heritage. Faculty of Philology and Translation | Desiderio Pernas
05-05-2009 695 Comments

Heritage. Faculty of Philology and Translation | Desiderio Pernas

El antigo Colegio Universitario de Vigo (conocido por los vigueses por el acrónimo de CUVI), en la actualidad Facultad de Filología y Traducción, es el germen de lo que hoy es la Universidad de Vigo. El Campus de Vigo, vieja reclamación de la sociedad viguesa, nace precisamente a raíz de las protestas llevadas a cabo por las fuerzas vivas de […]

Arquitectura Industrial. Panificadora en Vigo
16-04-2009 35 Comments

Arquitectura Industrial. Panificadora en Vigo

To the few days of arriving at Vigo, Antonio Valcarce began to work in a bakery of the street Velázquez Moreno. It was in 1914 when cover with José Abalde González the society “Valcarce and Abalde”, dedicated also to the business of the bread and afincada in the neighbourhood of Casablanca. This business becomes quickly in the great bakery of […]

Heritage. Cinema Paradiso
14-04-2009 29 Comments

Heritage. Cinema Paradiso

As almost all the vigueses, the past Christmass happened them beside my family. After the dinner of Nochebuena, already finished the desserts, have by habit see a film all together in the living room. This year the film chosen was the Italian “Cinema Paradiso”. For all that that like him a poquito the cinema and have not seen this glorious […]

Adequacy of the environment of Fisterra's Faro
21-03-2009 24 Comments

Adequacy of the environment of Fisterra’s Faro

The lighthouse of Finisterre and his environment have been gone turning in the course of time in a place of great attractive tourist, so much for people that arrive in bus or car as for other cooler than it do on foot or in bicycle, such as a continuation of “the peregrinaje” to Santiago de Compostela. The flow of visitors […]

Industrial architectura. Canning factory Albo | Jenaro de la Fuente y Domínguez
22-01-2009 38 Comments

Industrial architectura. Canning factory Albo | Jenaro de la Fuente y Domínguez

In the decade from twenty Jenaro de la Fuente y Domínguez projects a series of buildings of marked influence regionalist where lent takeover elements of the popular architecture Galician. These buildings, mostly housing, were prized by the bourgeoisie of the period. But in addition to housing also projected institutional and buildings buildings industrial. One of them is that which builds […]