The new stadium of the Atlético de Madrid extends the old Athletics Stadium of the Community of Madrid - nicknamed ‘La Peineta’ -, completed in 1994 by the same architects and with capacity for 19.000 spectators, a building whose distinctive image be
The new element is incrusted between the south facade’s two projections and contains reception and circulation areas, creating an atrium connected to the Hall of Realms and, on the other side, opening to views.
The complex renovation of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum includes a new foyer to give access to the facilities, the expansion of the exhibition space and the restoration of antique ornaments.
En el punto donde confluyen Alemania, Francia y Suiza, y el Rin se hace navegable, Basilea, con 200.000 habitantes y treinta museos, extiende su denominación como ciudad frontera y cultural con el proyecto de ampliación de la estación ferroviaria. Ub
El primitivo graderío, por el que el estadio se conoce como La Peineta, se extiende hasta alcanzar las 55.000 localidades; en eventos olímpicos, otro anillo de gradas provisional, apoyado en la crujía exterior, permitiría llegar hasta los 75.000 asie
La discreción es la divisa del proyecto, que traslada el centro de visitantes al nuevo puente de Miraflores por su cercanía al centro histórico. El resto del programa, salvo el aparcamiento, se aloja bajo una cubierta de cobre, donde aparecen las abe
Is Seville’s culture office from the same period as your intervention in the Candelaria fortress of Cádiz? —It came before the provincial government seat of Seville, and shortly after the fortress. The idea was to join two houses, a large one and a s
There is something hypnotic about this house when you see it. You perceive very gratifying contradictions. There’s a courtyard, for example, but that courtyard is really something else… —This was for us a very important project. We like to say that o
Villanueva del Ariscal came after the María Coronel housing project. —Talking about these houses is like talking about prehistory... But there is some mystery... —They have something to do with Oud, right?—Yes, they do look similar, but we were more
Let’s talk about Carabanchel... In general, do you think your housing developments tend to be exercises in hard realism? —Yes, in a way... For this work we’d focus on two questions: attention to domesticity, and treatment of profile. There is a moder
The project for the Cádiz fortress is fantastic. Cádiz is an incredible city, so prettily neoclassic, and which you Sevillian architects have always been fond of. —Diehard Sevillians only like Seville. It is generally Sevillians who are less Sevillia
On 28 September 2020, Spain’s postal service officially issued a stamp with an image of the Wanda Metropolitan stadium, home to the Atlético de Madrid football club and a work of Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos. The second stamp of the series went into circ
Ours is not a time of rationality, but a time of feelings. And this holds true not only in politics; it has a more popular and visible version in sports. While Barça prides itself on being “more than a club,” other clubs invoke other things, though p
Making the symbolic Hall of Realms part of the Prado Museum will not only give the institution more exhibition galleries, but also create new urban and civic spaces fot the city as a whole.
If there is a common note in the career of Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz, from their splendid housing on Doña María Coronel street in Seville (1974-1976) up to the stadium, currently under construction, for the Atlético de Madrid Football Club, that
Antonio Cruz y Antonio Ortiz The Spanish Association of Architecture Institutes (CSCAE) has given its Gold Medal of 2014 to Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz. This annual prize goes to individuals and institutions whose paths have done much to highlight
Following in the wake of other leading Spanish architects, Antonio Ortiz and Antonio Cruz have received the Gold Medal awarded by Spain’s National Association of Architecture Institutes (CSCAE). Since they set up practice in 1970 in Seville to shortl
In the olden days, knighthood implied a military rank; now it is bestowed in recognition of moral and professional merits. So, far from being anecdotic, the appointment of Antonio Cruz & Antonio Ortiz as Knights of the Royal Order of the Netherla
Rijksmuseum Promoted by the Spanish Architecture Forum of the CSCAE (Spanish Council of Architectural Institutes), the awards for international Spanish architecture were presented by the Prince of Asturias in a ceremony held at Madrid’s Sen
Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz will be inducted as Knights of the Royal Order of the Netherlands Lion. The prestigious distinction, bestowed by King Willem-Alexander, is given to figures who stand out for their contribution to Dutch society, and as t
Twelve years have passed since Cruz & Ortiz won the competition for the renovation and enlargement of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. During this time the Sevillian partners have had to deal not only with the predictable – the program’s complexity and t
El 5 de diciembre se presentó el proyecto para el nuevo estadio del Atlético de Madrid que, proyectado por los sevillanos Cruz y Ortiz, surgirá de la ampliación y mejora del actual estadio municipal de La Peineta. Los principales requerimientos de la