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Pepe Gascón
The Factory


An industrial building in the premises of an old early twentieth-century textile factory in Terrassa, a leading city in Catalonia’s textile industry, has been refurbished and equipped as an office. Prior to the intervention, the whole building had false ceilings, plaster-covered walls, et cetera, and we suspected that they concealed the magnificent architecture that characterised […]


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Pepe Gascón & Víctor Sal
Thomas House


Louis Kahn divided spaces into two types: served and servant (where ‘servant’ refers not to domestic staff but to spaces serving other spaces). Marcel Breuer structured a considerable number of his single-family homes into a bi-nuclear scheme. The pre-existing H-shape of the Tomás home already favoured its spatial organization into two living areas, as in […]


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Pepe Gascón
Squares in Puigcerdà


Remodelling of the most central and relevant public space in Puigcerdà, originally very much deteriorated, with an excessive amount of traffic that diminished the civic and integrating potential of the space. The first step was to remove vehicular traffic by concentrating all the road connections and services on the south-east side of the squares, thereby […]


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Pepe Gascón
Sant Miquel Special Education School


Apart from its mere built container, a school is nothing more than a place where teaching and learning take place. This project, therefore, reflects the desire to interact with the city, revealing the flows and activities that occur within the immediate environment of the site. Moreover, this school converges with the work of the Xamfrà […]


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Pepe Gascón
Juncal & Rodney House


Some houses close in on themselves when connection with their surroundings is not desirable. However, others open up to their setting when it is clear that it endows them with qualities and provides their raison d’être and hence must become an intrinsic part of the project. This is the case of the Juncal y Rodney […]


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Pepe Gascón
Barbacoa House


This project has its origins in the desire of an elderly couple to have a barbecue for lunches with family and friends – the season permitting – and to enjoy their block of land. Additions made to what was first envisaged as a small one- room construction to be used for these barbecues eventually evolved […]


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Pepe Gascón
Attic Apartment


Refurbishment of a duplex attic apartment, whose floors were originally not connected. It is a rectangular, long, narrow and highly compartmentalized space, which called for unitary organization with a sequential layout of spaces. This together with the furnishings designed made the longitudinal axis more dynamic along its length. Taking advantage of the magnificent views the […]


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Pepe Gascón
Squares in Puigcerdà


The first step was to remove vehicular traffic by concentrating all the road connections and services on the south-east side of the squares, thereby freeing up a generously expansive central space for citizens’ use. The space, which is very irregular in shape and which has a strongly marked perimeter, is geometrically structured and arranged through […]


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Pepe Gascón
Toni House


The house is located on a plot of limited dimensions, characterized by a steep slope. It was considered necessary to develop the project closely integrating the property with the land in contrast to nearby properties which were built upwards, abandoning the land. The result is a sloping architectural work, featuring a single volume embedded in […]


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