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Mediomundo Arquitectos
Council Housing


In 2004 MEDIOMUNDO arquitectos won the comission to design thirty-two council houses in Conil de la Frontera in a competition launched by ROSAM (Roche Sociedad Anonima Municipal) to build thirty-two council houses within a newly constructed area filled with developments. The project was completed in 2009. At MEDIOMUNDO arquitectos we are interested in exploring the relationship […]


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Anna Noguera Nieto
Alemanys 5


The Alemanys 5 house is situated in the oldest part of Girona’s “Barri Vell” (Old District) inside the area of the original city walls. Its location on Alemanys Street is special as it stands opposite one of the oldest gates of the wall, which provides views from the house to the Sant Domènec convent, while […]


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Frank Gehry
The Fish


Frank O. GEHRY – (1992) – The FISH (Barcelona, Spain) One of the first public projects of Gehry is the Barcelona Fish – a huge fish sculpture placed on Barcelona’s waterfront for the 1992 Olympics [41°23’10N – 02°11’49E]. The monumental fish sculpture functions as a landmark in the Olympic Village, anchoring a retail complex designed […]


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Concrete Architectural Associates
Castell D’emporda


Program A terrace covering to accommodate 200 people. Short Design Story Hotel Castell D’emporda located in Girona, Spain offers a signature restaurant including a large terrace with great views over the surrounding landscape. Concrete designed, at the clients’ request, a roof or covering for this terrace with the possibility to create an enclosed space with […]


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JFARQUITECTES
Residencial Cugat Natura


Project Description The Residential Cugat Natura Center is located in one of the most peaceful and exclusive zones of the city of Sant Cugat del Vallès (Barcelona), enjoying one of the most privileged views of the Golf Club of the locality and a directly access to the city center. One important aspect of this kind of […]


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Mediomundo Arquitectos
Social Cyber Centre Macarena Tres Huertas


 “A connecting point, a meeting point” Summary We are interested in investigating the conformation of a physical space which, devoted to virtual connexions and information, becomes a real ‘meeting point’. We want to propose through architecture the confluence of ‘sites’ for both virtual and material social networks. Information Technology has re-configured the human being and its […]


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Mediomundo Arquitectos
Vejer Movie Theatre


In 2002 MEDIOMUNDO arquitectos won the comission to design a movie theatre in Vejer de la Frontera after taking part in a competition launched by the Junta de Andalucía. The project was completed in 2009. The bried involved rehabilitation an existing but practically obsolete cinema in an old warehouse to convert it into a theatre […]


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Jordi Farrando Arquitecto
Secondary school in Sant Esteve Sesrovires


This secondary school is laid out in an L-shape, with the classrooms and office block aligned with the avenue, and the service nucleus, containing the gymnasium, changing rooms, catering bar and cafetaria parallel to the Ca n’Amat Road. The L-shape concentrates access to the school, at the same time allowing independent use of its component […]


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Rafael de La-Hoz Castanys
“Rey Juan Carlos” Hospital


Our recent hospitals, as health systems, effectively serve the citizens, but it takes place in a dramatic architectural space unnecessarily and sometimes depressive. Its proven effectiveness is the cause of their repeatability, so that over a quarter of a century that all are the same, or so perceived. We propose to transform the citizen into […]


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JFARQUITECTES
Diagonal clinic


The new hospital of Mutua FIATC in Barcelona is located in a strategic place of the city, just in Ronda de Dalt west access, one of the most important motorways of Barcelona. The main idea lie into create a dialogue between the new building and the surroundings, them conditioned the project by the relation of the […]


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Mediomundo Arquitectos
Cañada Rosal Municipal Library


In 2005 Cañada Rosal Town Council (Seville) launched an architectural competition in collaboration with the Empresa Pública de Suelo de Andalucía (EPSA – part of the regional government of Andalusia) to design a public library. MEDIOMUNDO arquitectos was awarded first prize for their proposal and the construction of the public library was completed in 2009. When […]


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coco arquitectos
Social housing in Madrid


This project is the result of the winning 1st prize in a competition promoted by the Municipal Housing Agency in Madrid, to build 168 social dwelling. The strong sloped plot was placed in the very edge of the city.Outlying contexts surrounded by city border highways, fields, malls… require consistent answers. These are places where any […]


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Radionica Arhitekture
Cordoba Kindergarten


The real center of this object is a hole. We can call it a meadow or a playground. Classrooms surround the meadow just like chairs on a picnic surround the food table. They are also the space connecting the hypertrophied, shady hall with the sunny meadow. All the rooms used by children are on the […]


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Antoni Gaudi
Casa Batllo’


The first thing that catches the attention of passers are mighty columns that suggest the legs of an elephant. The roof instead brings to mind a completely different animal: its contours, consisting of a zig-zag line, reminiscent of the backbone of a dinosaur. In the middle stands a façade including small elegant and rounded balconies […]


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Sala Ferusic Architects
Foam


The Cultural Centre of ‘Roses’ is based on the design of mechanisms to conduct and qualify the natural lighting, so as to adapt it to the requirements of the centre. Therefore, the building has been considered from the idea of the sea foam, as the volume has been fluffed through  a patio that spreads the […]


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OmasC Arquitectos
House in the rural town Sandiche


This weekend house, endowed with magnificent views, is located in the rural area of Sandiche, Asturias, near the River Nalón. Volumetrically, it is a single storey house. Laterally set up, it is far enough from the street to allow parking beside it. The pedestrian path to the main entrance is made of stone paving slabs. Three […]


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A-cero
Restaurant Pombo 18


A-cero presents one of its more actual projects, a restaurant located on the North of Madrid (Spain).The restaurant, called Pombo 18, has been recently opened. A-cero provides movement to the interior design with curved lines and organic shapes typical of the studio’s latest works. The colors chosen are mainly brown in different tonalities. This brown […]


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Dom Arquitectura
Urban Nests – Come back sparrows!


History: One day someone made a wall, it was cold, sad and dead, over time, the sparrows made it his home. They lived there, raising, flying, singing, and the wall became something joyful and full of life! But one day, someone decided to restore the wall, and plug all the holes where they lived sparrows, […]


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Iñaki Garai Zabala (ACXT Architects)
242 Social Housing Units in Salburúa


Development of 242 dwellings in the Salburua neighbourhood in Vitoria-Gasteiz. The plot, in accordance with the criteria established by the town planning, is occupied by a 21 storey-high tower and a continuous U-shaped block with a varying height between four and seven floors. All the front gates of the development are on the ground floor, […]


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dosmasuno arquitectos
Casa Syntes in Pinto


The project had to face two preliminary constraints: a surrounding area burdened by the aesthetic and cultural tradition of the Spanish row-house concept and, on the other hand, the plot’s exposure to solar radiation during the hottest months of the year. Thus, the architects decided to search for a hideaway to this appalling landscape, offering […]


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