// arthitectural / Spain

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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Langarita-Navarro Arquitectos
Baladrar House


The scattered and trans-European city that the mountainous coast of Alicante has become, houses a heterogeneous population that is drawn to the sun, the sea, the temperate climate, the convenient public services and the leafy greenery. The promise of relaxing and hedonistic experiences captivates both seasonal tourists and long-term residents who see their expectations fulfilled […]


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CRYSTALZOO
Housing in City Centre


The housing colonizes a floor and a loft of a dovecote of an old building in the city centre of Alicante. The space is limited but in there it should happen a lot of situations of inside. It has been projected the housing thinking about future actions of their users and their relationship elements, based […]


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MIRAG
House in Llavaneres


We firmly believe in a sustainable architecture that considers every client in every circumstance. This house shows the requirements of the location and its environment: the architecture results in the topographical and formal adjustments that are typical of the Mediterranean area. When we received the assignment to design a single-family house in Sant Andreu de […]


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Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
Canopy


Inspired in low-weight pergolas and porticated structures traditionally used in some cultures – including Mediterranean – as transition spaces between outside and inside; this project reinterprets them to create an urban element which is specially thought to enjoy exterior space. This piece is designed to serve a restaurant, enlarging it and transforming life in the […]


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DNA Barcelona Architects
Punta Brava Residence IV


Nature transformed into architecture Punto Brava IV is a house that blends seamlessly with its surroundings. The nearby Mediterranean sea is the source of inspiration. The sinusoidal, undulating movements of the waves are translated architecturally into sinusoidal forms and curves in the house. These organic forms also serve the additional purpose of allowing the house […]


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Nook Architects
MARIA & CUBÍ


This project for an interior refurbishment arrived to us from the district of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi. Our client, a young woman with very clear ideas had a single premise for the project: The apartment was going to be just for her but it had to be thought after as a future family home. The previous owners […]


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Enric i Robert Mir Teixidor Architects
Balmes Multiplex


The project should make city as it is located on a consolidated environment, so we redefined the architectural concept of a multiplexes building. Its located at the Balmes st., with a real height of building between 25 and 30 m. Conversely Castanyer st. has average height of 13.5 m above ground. Therefore the project fits […]


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10 Restaurants with Ingenious Designs You Have to Visit!


Tired of the same old boring decor when you go out for a late night dinner? Are you a traveller and don’t know where to stop for a quick bite? We have the solution for you! We present to you the best restaurants with mind blowing interior design from across the world to make your […]


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Alventosa Morell Arquitectes
House GG


JUST WOOD The client requested us a detached house having in mind three very clear points: • The less expensive the better. • Built in a short period of time. • It had to be energy-efficient. At our client’s demands we designed a house made of six modules and the space among them. The modules […]


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Josep Miàs
Annexa-Joan Puigbert School


Annexa-Joan Puigbert is the name of the school that occupies a T-shaped building from the 50s of the 20th century. Its main building lies along the main street, and in the middle point there is another building which is perpendicular. The building’s topographical position is strange, due to the steep hill where the school was […]


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ACXT Architects
Headquarter building for the Science Park of the University of the Basque Country (UPV)


The building, which is located in the Science Park of the University of the Basque Country, next to the university campus of Leioa, constitutes the main nexus between two worlds. It aims to be a meeting point between academia and industry. The ground floor accommodates the main reception, meeting rooms and multipurpose rooms that provide […]


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Egue y Seta
Loft in Terrassa


Introduction Egue y Seta has once again managed to avoid blank solid walls to favour semi-transparent partitions made of greenery as a more sensuous and bland alternative. With their latest project the studio has proven that just about 10 linear meters of walls are more than enough to articulate the more private areas of the […]


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AQSO arquitectos office
Casa Cuña


This house occupies a narrow plot located in a new residential area. The slender shape and the sloping roof stand out in the landscape as a wedge ascending against the slight slope of the land. The residence is located in Lorquí, a small town in Southern Spain surrounded by a landscape shaped by eroded hills […]


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Josep Miàs
Topographic house – single house in Llavaneres


The house lies along its longitudinal axis: the view on the landscape, towards the sea, is —again — one of the most important values for the project, which unfolds itself and gets mixed with topography. The building is horizontal, elongated, sinuous, catching the landscape, moving delicately in order to obtain the best views, without shutting […]


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Anna Noguera
Alemanys 5


Located in the central part of Girona’s medieval quarter, within the perimeter of the first wall and overlooking the Plaça Sant Doménec, is the property Alemanys 5, whose original building dates back to the XVI century. Its recent restoration integrates old and new, where sober and clean lines look for the enjoyment of essential elements such […]


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MCBAD Colomer Dumont
Art Digital Center of Technology


The Milla Digital project is the result of collaboration between the City of Zaragoza, the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and the project management team led by MCBAD Colomer Dumont architects. In 2006 a team from the MIT Media Lab, led by the Digital specialists William J. Mitchell and Dennis Frenchman elaborate a development program on […]


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Nook Architects
ROC3


With ROC3 we reached the end of a cycle, the renovation of three, very similar, but different apartments on a single building in Barcelona’s gothic quarter.  We were recently advised that in times of economic crisis, as architects, we had to look for a formula to obtain products with scalability to optimize our resources. We […]


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Pich-Aguilera Architects
Pcital Gardeny


The architectural proposal consists in the rehabilitation of three H Buildings (Old Barracks of the City of Lleida) and restructure them into big Multiunit containers, building up and maintaining the idea of the six volumes existing of flexible open-plan floors and living the door open to different use changes, connected to each other. This project is the first […]


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Meritxell Inaraja i Genís
The Catalan Book Week


The Catalan Book Week is a fair that takes place every year for two weeks in September in the center of Barcelona city. For the 2011 edition, the new stands were built from a manufactured product and a natural material , easy to transport and recycling: wooden transport boxes. So, the stands are wood transport boxes […]


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