Located in a development called Somo-Boo, in the Cantabrian capital, this house adopts the classic L arrangement to obtain a protected outdoor space. Rooms interweave under a horizontal lid that acts as a tray for the main volume with its pitched roo
Working from offices in Madrid and Santander, the firm headed by Jacobo García-Germán has refurbished and partly reconstructed this listed baronial house, a 19th-century stone construction in the center of the Cantabrian town of Comillas, close to El
Ánaz is a locality belonging to the municipality of Medio Cudeyo, in Spain’s Cantabria region, and there, in an enclave near Torreánaz Palace, the architectural practice of Jacobo García-Germán has built this reinterpretation of nearby mountain homes
Desert City is a multifunctional complex devoted to xerophyte plants and the production of a whole culture of interests around this species. It is a sustainable and ecological center, where different activities going from exhibition, breeding, and sa
The structure of huge steel beams supported by stanchions of very small sections makes it possible for the roof to seem afloat over a space that opens on to the landsape and is delimited by a low masonry wall.
Una banda continua de viviendas dispuestas en un bloque en forma de U abierto hacia la calle y con doble orientación, protege el espacio interior de la parcela ocupado una montaña artificial. La piel se define como un filtro variable, disponiéndose g
The recent awarding of the Spanish Association of Architecture Institutes (CSCAE) Gold Medal to Alberto Campo Baeza suggests that there has been much reflection on the currency of his oeuvre and trajectory. A trajectory and oeuvre obstinately faithfu
Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza was one of the most important Spanish architects of the second half of the 20th century, yet because his work has not been analyzed much, all we have had is a history told in fragments and legends. A new monograph now p
The ICO museum highlights the monumentality of the work of Vaquero Palacios through projects he carried out for hydroelectric power plants.
Between a motorway and a Mediterranean forest located outside Madrid, Jacobo García-Germán has completed what is Europe’s largest cactus garden. The most unique thing about the project is that instead of pursuing the usual, predictable image of a dom
Considerado como uno de los más innovadores comisarios de arte, el codirector de la Serpentine Gallery Hans Ulrich Obrist explica, a raíz de la publicación de su libro Brief History of Curating, las claves de su profesión y sus afinidades con la arqu