Across the Platerías facade of the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, and nestled in the shadow of the Berenguela Tower, stands the new Museum of Pilgrimages. A part of it is incorporated into the stone facade of the Banco de España building, erected
Born in Carballiño (Ourense) in 1936, Manuel Gallego Jorreto is this year’s winner of Spain’s National Architecture Prize, given by the Public Works Ministry. This is his second time to land the award. In 1997 he was commended for a work, the Fine Ar
Manuel Gallego Manuel Gallego Jorreto, born in Carballiño (Ourense), in 1936, has received the Spanish National Architecture Award promoted by the Ministry of Public Works, a distinction it bestows annually to “pay a tribute of admiration to an archi
Firmly rooted in his native Galicia, where he has built all his works, the architect has renewed the modern language with stern discipline and rough poetry.
15 Works Awarded The 12th edition of the BEAU (Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism) chose to commend a group category of fifteen works, divided into five categories. The first one – reconversion projects – included the Cineteca in Matadero
Manuel Gallego Created to acknowledge “people and institutions that commend and ennoble architectural activity”, the Gold Medal of the Council of Spanish Architectural Associations has gone in its 2010 edition to Manuel Gallego Jorreto (O Carballiño,
Creada para reconocer a ‘personas e instituciones que, en su trayectoria, ensalzan y ennoblecen el quehacer arquitectónico’, la Medalla de Oro del Consejo Superior de Arquitectos de España de 2010 ha sido otorgada a Manuel Gallego Jorreto (O Carballi