// arthitectural / Spain

Nook Architects
Casa Sal


For Nook there are two different types of projects from the client’s point of view: that of an owner who will live on the dwelling, and those focused for an unknown user (for example, a rental apartment). On commissions for the first example, we try get to know the client’s day to day customs and […]


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MIRAG Arquitectura
CentreCaixa Hospital in Sant Pere de Ribes


This small pavilion is an extension of the hospital of Sant Pere de Ribes (Barcelona). MIRAG had the will of creating a more domestic space for patients with a terminal disease. The patients can use a welcoming private space where they have a ‘relation area’ and a ‘personal area’ with visual contact with the countryside […]


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Mateo Arquitectura
Luxury apartment building


Luxury apartment building on Passatge Marimon in Barcelona This three-storey row house was built on Passatge Marimon in the Sant Gervasi neighbourhood, with a direct view from the main thoroughfare of Avinguda Diagonal. The client wanted commercial premises on the basement floor, ground floor and mezzanine, and two floors of dwellings, with two apartments per landing. The […]


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Egue y Seta
Casa Decor Madrid 2013


Casa Decor Madrid 2013 opened up last week and will run until June 24th in c / Fernando el Santo 16 (former headquarters of the British embassy). This time the show organization comissioned our studio with the design of the building´s façade intervention, the wayfinding system for the event as well as exhibition space n […]


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Josep Miàs
Butterfly house – single house in Besalú


The house is divided in day area and night area, both connected through a corridor, where rooms, suites and toilets are found. The night area is located in the north wing, while the day area is oriented towards south. Thus, a better terrain adaptation is achieved with the smallest topographical impact and a maximum of […]


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ripolltizon arquitectos
Binissalem school complex


The School Complex (provides primary and secondary school levels) is located in the outskirts of Binnisalem urban fabric. The plot is located along a suburban road named “Camí de Pedaç” on which the urban planning has concentrated a heterogeneous mix of typologies, including diverse row houses, detached blocks and urban facilities. From the beginning, our […]


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S3 ARQUITECTOS
Socio-Cultural Center in Reinosa


Introduction This proposal refers to the construction of a socio-cultural center, established on the ruins of the old municipal market of Abastos in Reinosa – Spain, built in 1882, subject of fire in the summer of 2012 which completely destroyed this former building, leaving only some portions of their boundaries walls. Location Reinosa is a […]


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MIRAG Arquitectura
EspaiCaixa in Girona


The aim of this project was the conversion of the existing building into a cultural and social centre, which would provide it with institutional representation. The outset was a dark, half-buried building that lacked quality spaces, placed at the interior of a block in Girona. The vast remodelling program included a 180-seat auditorium, an exhibition […]


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DL+A
Coca Cola Spain Headquarters


The employees of the company Coca Cola Spain should work at a simple and exact headquarters.  The ornament, the architectural formal detail, is out of place, the same as trying to give new silhouettes to the brand. We have always thought that the material must be used in a precise way, without anecdotes that may […]


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Tabuenca & Leache Arquitectos
PA House


Surrounded by various buildings, the only interesting sight offered at the back, sloping meadow crowned by the castle and the ruins of the church (at the time of writing the project). This situation pushes introversion: A south facing L, defined by a concrete volume of copper cover, which protects against northern winds and noises of […]


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OA Estudio
Colegio El Peral Jesus de Los Ojos


The plot takes an intermediate position between the old ‘Cañada de Puente Duero’, with houses of detached topology in row and the new Partial Plan ‘El Peral’ in Valladolid. Regarding the character of the area, a mixture of rural environment with urbanization peripheral, the studio tried to implement the proposal in a friendly manner with both, the environment it’s […]


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Meritxell Inaraja i Genís
La Seca


The Seca was the name of the Royal Mint of the Corona de Aragón. The term “Seca” comes from the Arabic word Sekka, which means “place where coins are manufactured.” Occupied several buildings in the district of La Ribera de Barcelona and coined money unevenly through time between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries. The building […]


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Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
Aluminium House


A consolidated landscape surrounded by gardens with big trees within the metropolis of Madrid is the fortunate starting point of this house. The piece, of metallic and horizontal nature, produces the effect of having just one storey. With its proportions and materiality it both contrasts and blends with the tall trees of its environment. The scale […]


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Jordi Farrando Arquitecto
Day center for the elderly and housing in Bellvitge


There are two parts to the programme: sheltered apartments for 24 residents and a day centre for the elderly. The ground floor and half of the first floor are occupied by the day centre, and the sheltered apartments occupy the rest of this floor and levels two and three. One of the client’s basic requirements […]


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Israel Alba
Valencia waste treatment plant


The waste-treatment plant (WTP) is located on the outskirts of the city of Valenciain an area close to the airport, where the crop fields and market gardens stretch out like a sea of gold and green – a typical image in this place, famed for its fertile land and gentle Mediterranean climate. This project, conceived […]


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Batlle & Roig Architects
Head office of CMT


Like the INTERFACE building, the building for the Telecommunications Market Commission (CMT) is situated in the 22@ district. In this case, the building forms part of a complex, 22@ Business Park, developed by Grupo Castellví and containing a large business complex of over 41,000 m2 of offices and hotels, delimited by four streets: Bolivia, Ciutat […]


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Javier Prieto Architects
24 Social Dwellings in Saragossa


The Project for 24 social dwellings is set on a new residential area in “Valdefierro”, a neighborhood in the Southwest of Zaragoza located between the old road to Madrid, the Imperial Canal of Aragon and the green passage Oliver–Valdefierro which will link the neighborhood with the Ebro river. The future building site enjoys a privileged […]


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ACXT Arquitectos
Certest Biotec


The main activity of Certest Biotec involves research, development and manufacturing of diagnostic tests. Due to its rapid growth, the company decided to move its premises from the business incubator at the European Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) in Aragon to a free 8,000 m2 plot with a dominant position in the San Mateo de […]


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equipo olivares arquitectos & Atelier 56S
Parque San Francisco


The history of Parque San Francisco, the trace of this emblematic place, has a big importance in Puerto de la Cruz. His imprint is a part of each inhabitants memory and its spirit is both strong and lightweight in the same time. Its strength derives from the eventful history and lightness is connected with the […]


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Borja Garcia Studio
La Vall de Laguar House


The simple house, situated in a village perched on a mountain overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, is located on a site not easily accessible, full of cherries and open views. The planning regulations only allowed a small building to store agricultural tools not exceeding 25 m2 and a buried cistern to water of 50 m2 . The […]


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