The proposal wishes to blend with the chapel and the Clotet building to create a unitary ensemble, generating with its facade a representative space that shows the activity taking place in the museum and connects it with the plaza and the Meier build
The second phase of the Helga de Alvear Museum of Contemporary Art aims to create an efficient and versatile cultural hub with a clear and balanced image. A simple and recognizable volume, from a formal and structural point of view, that establishes
The new cloister functions as a topographical link with the garden, accentuating its greenery by creating a new forest of columns that extends and connects with the museum; outside, stairs, platforms, and ramps guide visitors towards the entrance...
After refurbishing the old Casa Grande – a building from the early 20th century that contained the houses of two brothers – and converting it into the Helga de Alvear Foundation Center for the Audiovisual Arts, the team of Emilio Tuñón is close to co
The Madrid firm Paredes Pedrosa has won the idea competition for Plaza del Mar, a square in the Galician city of Sanxenxo, and its immediate surroundings. Carme Pinós and Emilio Tuñón came in second and third. There were 35 entries in all. The winnin
The complex, built primarily with concrete, metal, and glass, is organized by three distinctive elements: a unifying basement that houses the congress center, an industrial building with versatile spaces, and an office tower to round off the ensemble
The house is a simple prismatic volume with a square floor plan of 16-meter sides, and each of the four facades is perforated by three windows. The stretches of wall have been constructed with local quartzite stone, and the windows are framed with Ex
Towards the exterior, the house is a simple prismatic volume with a square floor plan, with sides measuring 16 meters. Its walls are built with local quartzite stone. Inside, nine cubic spaces with 4.20-meter-sides accommodate the different uses of t
On a steep slope overlooking Los Alemanes beach, the house, of 400 square meters, aims to adapt itself to the terrain through a series of horizontal platforms, protected from the wind by thick concrete pillars that frame Mediterranean-like atmosphere
Evoking the vernacular architecture of Tyrol, the structure above grade consists of two volumes flanking a courtyard which organizes the building with the public space and gives way to the underground world of excavated wineries in the area.
Conceived as a prism that serves as an architectural filter between the campus and the landscape, the pavilion is a meeting point for teachers, visitors, workers and students, aside from serving as a reception place for international guests. Op
Memory speaks in these ten interviews with masters. I borrow from Vladimir Nabokov’s autobiography the title for the presentation of these conversations, transcribed as monologues to place the focus on the protagonists, whose voices I hope to have re
When the German gallerist Helga de Alvear decided fifteen years ago to install her collection of art in a modernist mansion in Cáceres, in Extremadura region, she approached the architects Luis Moreno Mansilla and Emilio Tuñón and commissioned them t
On display through 30 April at the ICONNO, showroom in Madrid are elements and complements designed by renowned architects which are linked to buildings designed by them. Organized within the framework of Off de Madrid Design activities and in colla
The Madrid studio of Emilio Tuñón has won the bid to expand the architecture school of the Polytechnic University of Cartagena (UPCT). Its design divides the program into three blocks: the existing building, containing administrative services and off
Royal Collections Museum The FAD Award for Architecture in 2017 went to the Royal Collections Museum in Madrid, by Mansilla + Tuñón. According to the jury, chaired by Belén Moneo, it “masterfully delivers an architecture which is timeless and sedate,
Time is the thread of this essay by Emilio Tuñón which traces the historical footprint of the Royal Palace, explains the concept of the new museum, and remembers his partner Luis Mansilla.
Thinking out small works is a vaccine against excesses, and materializing them a way to architecture of the kind that is more humane, more necessary, and closer to nature.
It has been announced that Emilio Tuñón will be building the Wine Dome and Francisco Mangado, in collaboration with Juan Herreros, the Technology Dome, having won the latest competitions for Duero Domes, a phased project of the autonomous government
La Fundación Caja de Arquitectos, dentro de su colección ‘arquia/temas’, ha editado un muy recomendable libro sobre Enric Miralles. La edición, que ha estado a cargo de Josep M. Rovira, cuenta con contribuciones de diversos autores: Oriol Bohigas, Ra
Luis Moreno Mansilla and Emilio Tuñón are family men. Trained in the familial studio of Rafael Moneo, in 1992 they established their own with the same domestic atmosphere, and during two decades they have engendered a family of architectural forms as
Modernity has been a universal passion. All modern poets have chased after that magnetic and elusive figure that fascinates them. Baudelaire was the first. He was also the first to touch her and discover that she is nothing but time that crumbles in
Mansilla & Tuñón’s 2008 competition winning scheme for the Energy Dome of the Soria Environment City begins with a few simple, rule-based operations. The starting point is a half sphere; an easy to describe geometric container, sized to accommoda
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