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Best of 2013: Most Viewed Cultural Buildings


According to Google Analytics the most viewed articles in 2013 were the following: OneByNine studio | Daegu Gosan Public Library The cultural importance of the public library lies within the inherent power of the knowledge which it holds. This knowledge can be a significant life-altering force for the patrons of the library and furthermore within […]


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Jordi Herrero Arquitecto
Cultural Center Es Rafal


The building is composed by a base covered by steel and where a double height prism is supported. Program The base in the ground floor contains a courtyard and a multi-purpose room which is opened towards the courtyard and gives back to the outside environment and is focused on the inside. The prism contains two […]


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Cultural Center Son Ferriol


The building is L-shaped plant, generating façade planes to Church Square and the street Sant Joan de la Creu and a wooded back yard. System In principle one floor was request with the possibility of extending to two. Therefore it was sought a system that would allow the set to be consistent in both positions. […]


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Jordi Herrero Arquitecto
Administrative Center in El Arenal


Heraclito argued that the foundation of everything is in the incessant change. Parmenides focused on the permanence. I am interested in the conflict between both positions.nThe sea surface, the fire, the darkness of the forest, being always the same elements, are they always different.  The building is an abstract volume whose surface changes in every […]


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Firehouse of Palma de Mallorca


The site is located in the center of Palma de Mallorca with shortcuts to the city center and the ring road in both directions. The main building accommodates the site boundaries. The diagonal divides creating two courtyards, one of practices and other emergencies. Functionally the building has three major areas: 1. An administrative and reception area. 2. […]


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Jordi Herrero Arquitecto
Offices of the Consorcio Playa de Palma


Background: It consists in the normal business program with the specificity of a large meeting room for 16 people. The location is in an industrial state building in Son Oms. The owner agreed to lay down the false ceiling and the floor. Project: 1.- Instead of placing a false ceiling of low quality across the surface, it […]


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Jordi Herrero Arquitecto
Cultural Center Establiments


Square: The building is located at the bottom of the plot creating a small square in front of him. This plaza has a versatile use and may function as parking, patio parties and celebrations, activities area. View: the facades, of three heights, opening onto the splendid views. The rear facade facing east looking over farmland and […]


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Health Center of San Agustín


The plot on which the building sits has a long and narrow proportion. The building, therefore, is a narrow and tall building. The health center program has been organized into three bands section. A band of circulations, a band of waiting areas and a band of consulting rooms, facing south. The circulation spaces and waiting areas are open […]


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