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James & Mau
Tarifa House


The terrain is located on a slope looking at the valley that dominates the Strait of the Gibraltar. The climate is Mediterranean with hot summers and soft winters, both humid, and very much influenced by the strong winds of Tarifa. The vernacular architecture of Andalusian “pueblos blancos”* with its patios and narrow streets reflects how […]


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San Vicente Ferrer


In a context of consolidated historical neighborhood of Madrid, the architects faced strict dimensions and facade regulations. The idea was to make the most out of a very limited area and give charisma to this little building in way it can adapt to its environment without being a simple re-edition of the past. “The strategy is contemporary mimicry […]


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Estado Puro


 James and Mau designed Estado Puro, a ‘typical’ Spanish restaurant in Madrid, for Spanish renowned chef Paco Roncero. The key conceptual element is the barrette, a traditional Spanish folklore object. The combination of traditional elements, clean lines, and a warm color palette creates an ambiance that fits well with Chef Roncero’s traditional, yet experimental cuisine. Location: […]


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Infiniski Manifesto House


The Manifesto house represents the Infiniski concept and its potential: bioclimatic design, recycled, reused materials, non polluting constructive systems, integration of renewable energy. The project relies on a bioclimatic architecture adapting the form and positioning of the house to its energetic needs. The project is based on a prefabricated and modular design allowing a cheaper […]


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