The second phase of the masterplan to restore the area surrounding Jorba Castle began in 2019. The remains of this monument crown the Puig de la Guàrdia mountain, in the Catalonian comarca of Anoia. The excavation works uncovered a 60-square-meter 12
Three longitudinal bands, each containing different programs, organize the new volume and free up space to create a new square whose backdrop is a transparent facade that lets the city observe the circulations and main functions of the building...
The relationship established between the pieces – plinth, museum, administration – aims to create a new public space able to improve the functional, symbolic, and visual conditions of the urban context, taking advantage of the sloping streets around
The project remodels the topography of the site to let the museum and the new vegetation rise and grow, filling up the existing city and establishing an active dialogue between the natural landscape, the city, and the sea...
The cave and the cabin inspire this new public forum, creating a universe of contrasts where timeless spaces – in which museum visitors connect with art – are combined with other ephemeral and changing ones that enable new socialization models...
The Catalan practice of Héctor Mendoza and Mara Partida has won the competition for ideas for the new Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology of Cantabria in Santander, The complex will encompass 18,441 square meters, 7,500 of which will go into an admi
Photographs from the early 20th century have allowed to rebuild the castle using sandstone ashlar pieces with carved headers to let light pass through; a substructure anchored to the concrete cores of the interior of the towers stabilizes the new wal
The Madrid practice of Atxu Amann, Andrés Cánovas, and Nicolás Maruri designed this museum located underneath the health center of the historical quarter of Cartagena, in Murcia province, drawing up the project with the express intention of preservin
Two Madrid practices – one headed by Francisco Burgos and Ginés Garrido, the other by Javier Alejo Hernández Ayllón, Verónica Paradela Pernas, and Javier de Andrés de Vicente – have worked together on a proposal that has won for them the competition
The first phase of the project to transform the large urban vacuum of 6,000 m² into a new public space consists in building a structure of corrugated steel rods that restore the geometry of the original cavea through its guidelines and generatrices..
The project articulates the ascent through Cerro de la Estrella to the castle that crowns it, in a sequential route that incorporates two new structures: an archaeological plaza and an interpretation center that covers the ruins of the old church...
The project for a memory box like the Molinete Archaeology Museum in the center of Cartagena, recently completed by the Madrid-based practice of Atxu Amman, Andrés Cánovas, and Nicolás Maruri, had to be tackled with a difficult, two-pronged objective
Junto al Museo en Monteagudo (véase AV Monografías 147-148) y el embarcadero de El Hornillo (véase Arquitectura Viva 136), la intervención en el Parque Arqueológico del Molinete en Cartagena es la tercera de las obras concluidas recientemente en Mur
Como en una de esas ‘misiones humanitarias’ auspiciadas por la ONU que caracterizan al naciente siglo XXI, henos aquí ante un caso memorable de colaboración internacional: el Museo del Louvre de París, el Pergamon museum de Berlín, y el British Museu