Arquitecture

A collective dwelling in Barcelona, ​​among the 2022 Mies van der Rohe Awards

A collective dwelling in Barcelona, ​​among the 2022 Mies van der Rohe Awards

The Town House building of Kingston University in London, by Grafton Architects, and the La Borda cooperative housing in Barcelona, ​​by Lacol, chosen as the best projects of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture 2022 - Mies van der Rohe Awards. The Town House building creates an emotional experience from within and through the façade colonnade that creates a domestic atmosphere on different levels. Photo: Dennis Gilbert April 27, 2022, 09:30 Building town house from Kingston University in London, Grafton Architectshas obtained the Architecture Award 2022 of the 2022 European Union Contemporary Architecture Awards - Mies van der Rohe ...
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The transformation of this tower in Barcelona winks at Miró and Gaudí

The transformation of this tower in Barcelona winks at Miró and Gaudí

In 2015, Studio Odile Decq won the international competition to transform the skeleton of a building abandoned by the 2008 financial crisis into an emblematic residential project. Overcoming the limitations imposed by the existing structure and the municipal government's aversion to skyscrapers, the French architect delivered an architecture and lifestyle work that not only evokes the creative spirit of Barcelona, ​​but also brings a breath of fresh air to the Diagonal Mar area, next to the Forum, as well as a new icon for the city's skyline. Its fluid forms give it a dynamic and organic appearance. the antares project, ...
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The gardens, the vegetation of the region and the water elements outside seek to reduce/eliminate the heat island effect and create a pleasant microclimate.

BIG Architects designs a spectacular research center that will change Seville

The Solar Cupola proposal by the Danish studio led by Bjarke Ingels for the Joint Research Center promoted by the European Commission on the Isla de la Cartuja is inspired by the vernacular architecture of the Andalusian capital. The gardens, the vegetation of the region and the water elements outside seek to reduce/eliminate the heat island effect and create a pleasant microclimate. The Isla de la Cartuja in Seville, which for a time seemed to languish after the splendor of Expo'92, has been reborn in recent years as a powerful architectural pole linked to its activity as a science and ...
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Barcelona in ten unknown buildings

Off the beaten path: Barcelona in ten unknown buildings Palau Guell The Palu Güell is not Gaudí's best-known work. But it is a very interesting visit for the followers of this great architect. He built it for the industrialist, politician and patron of art and culture Eusebi Güell. It is one of Gaudí's earliest works; he devised it when he was 34 years old. It contains the essence of all his later work and is important to understand his architecture. It stands out for its innovative conception of space and light. Gaudí introduced varied solutions based on very personal approaches ...
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The KEU Pocket is the most compact and versatile model in the range of mobile modular homes KEU Mobile Home.

A prefabricated pocket house to go camping with all luxury and comfort

The tourism sector is undergoing a profound transformation thanks to the modular architecture. From that dichotomy that existed before between going camping with the typical camping tent or staying in a conventional hotel, it is moving to a much more diverse panorama that allows you to enjoy leisure and nature with much more attractive accommodation from the point of view of design and comfort. And due to their light nature, they are also proposals that are not limited by the "sedentary lifestyle" of a traditional construction. Its structure is made of steel and it is made with high quality 100% ...
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7 things you did not know about La Muralla Roja by Ricardo Bofill

Built in 1973 and designed by the recently deceased Ricardo Bofill Levi for more than ten years, the red wall continues to arouse passions almost half a century later. The building is one of the iconic architect's crown jewels and is so popular that it is one of the most photographed and shared pieces of architecture on Instagram. The natural environment of Calpe, Alicante, where it is located, makes this residential building stand out from the landscape of coves, sea and mountains, like a true monument. Today we discover seven curiosities that you did not know about this structure of ...
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Architizer Awards: these are the buildings that are changing the world

Architizer Awards: these are the buildings that are changing the world

Founded on the premise of democratize architectureThe A+Awards is the industry's largest and most international awards program, honoring the best architecture and spaces from around the world. The initiative is ten years old and comes from the hand of Architizerthe online architecture platform. Fyrgani by AKA Architects, Sifnos Island, Greece. To celebrate this anniversary, this season's program was expanded to include the new A+ 'Company of the Year' awards, as well as introducing a wide range of new jurors to help select the "most innovative and impressive contemporary architecture in the world". After the jury and the global public reviewed ...
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A spectacular balloon presides over the new OMA project in Taipei

A spectacular balloon presides over the new OMA project in Taipei

Much more than a theater, the Taipei Performing Arts Center becomes the protagonist of the Taiwanese capital thanks to WCO and his project, a compact and flexible space resolved in different volumes. The building is made up of what is called an 800-seat spherical Globe Playhouse, a 1,500-seat Grand Theater and an 800-seat Blue Box connected to a central cube. The cube houses the stages, backstages and support spaces of the three theaters, which allows the Grand Theater and the Blue Box to be combined to form a super tratro, a huge factory-quality space for unexpected performances. The Globe Playhouse ...
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