Based in Madrid and Pamplona, the practice of Javier Pérez-Herreras and Francisco Javier Quintana de Uña – taller básico de arquitectura – has amid fir and pine trees built this 900-square-meter office pavilion that opens out on its long facade to the forest, and on the other side to a play of patios. The concrete structure is complemented by poles and tetrahedral branches of birch wood, creating something like a prolongation of the holt outside. The result is a luminous indoor forest whose geometry organizes and sets the scale of the corporate space. A large thick screen secludes the private offices and meeting rooms.
analyzes in each issue a theme related to a city, a country, a tendency or an
architect, with articles by leading specialists complemented by commentary on works
and projects illustrated in detail. Published bilingually, with Spanish and English
texts placed side by side.
covers current topics, taking stock of recent trends in set sections: cover story,
works and projects, art and culture, books, technique and innovation. From 2013
on, monthly and bilingual, with Spanish and English texts printed side by side.
is the third member of the AV family: a bilingual publication essentially focussed
on design projects (with special attention on competitions and construction details),
heretofore only laterally dealt with in the other two magazines.