Known for the famous medieval castle after which it is named, the municipality of Leiria spreads by the banks of the Lis River. This compact single-family house goes up on a hill on the outskirts of the city, on a site in a high position overlooking
Literally carved in the rock, the house nevertheless arises from ecological and sustainable criteria. First: occupy unproductive land, in such a way that the construction continues the local tradition of making the most of available fertile ground. S
Located in the hills close to the city of Vicenza, the Cavea Arcari was the quarry that provided the precious Pietra Bianca di Vicenza that was used to build, among other buildings, the famous villas of Andrea Palladio. The contour of the exploitatio
Fort Vechten is the second largest of 48 fortresses that were erected along the New Dutch Waterline, a military barrier that started to go up back in the 18th century, consisting of an 85-kilometer-long ring that could be flooded to keep the enemy at
Some time into World War ii, the Germans began to fortify the coasts of continental Europe and Scandinavia as a defence against an anticipated Allied invasion that eventually took place in Normandy. Stretching hundreds of kilometers, this military ba
Taking inspiration from the dark and humid atmosphere of wineries, this cave-house evokes the passage of time reflected through the process of sedimentation and erosion; it is also evocative of the world of labyrinthine galleries excavated by worms;
The ocher-toned concrete monolith surrounded by the ruins of prison sheds harbors the museum conceived to remind the world of some of the most terrible episodes of 20th-century France.
The unearthing of the Rei Martí water storage deposit, built late in the 19th century, was accidental. The old cistern of the estate of the Torre Bellesguard, a work of Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona’s Sarrià-Sant Gervasi neighborhood, had been hidden ben
Echoing Limas traditional courtyards, the museum features an open-air space that wraps up the park and makes it possible to regulate the flow of visitors by leading them to the new entrances.
Con una superficie interior de 3 x 3 metros, el búnker alberga únicamente estar y dormitorio, mientras que el resto de actividades se realizan en una plataforma exterior de tablones de madera cuya superficie iguala a la de la planta de la antigua con
The dark light of hidden spaces is fascinating and confusing. On one hand, it is hard not to succumb to the oneiric attraction of enigmas, and the descent to the depths of the earth is a symbolic itinerary of initiation that captures us with its mine
Our relationship with the ground keeps us continually attached to what is the essence of a truly geographic approach, to our cultural tendency to accept the idea of making a mark, of a foundation, of geography in the literal sense, the one of rootedn
La arquitecta Elisa Valero ha construido un nuevo espacio para albergar la colección de arte del empresario, mecenas y presidente del Patronato del Museo del Prado, Plácido Arango. En la sierra de Madrid, en una finca cercana a El Escorial, una const