Madrid’s Hortaleza neighborhood is the location of this 245-square-meter dwelling, a work of the firm led by Javier Alejo Hernández Ayllón, Verónica Paradela Pernas, and Javier De Andrés De Vicente. The white cube perforated with large windows contai
Selected from a pool of 29 entries, the project Pati-Oh! – drawn up by NULA-STUDIO, the Madrid practice of Laia Cervelló and Miguel Fernández-Galiano, in collaboration with the A Coruña firm Fernández Carballada y Asociados (FCA) – won the public com
At Calle Méntrida 21, in Madrid’s Hortaleza neighborhood, rises this single-family dwelling, a work of the local practice headed by Javier Alejo Hernández Ayllón, Verónica Paradela Pernas, and Javier de Andrés de Vicente. Set between party walls, it
Refurbished following a design that respects its history and unique location, the old tide mill of El Caño in El Puerto de Santa María (Cádiz) is home now to one of the finest restaurants on the Andalusian coast.
The Tate Modern has had a substantial impact on London since the opening of the first phase in 2000. Beyond its influence on the city’s artistic, cultural and social life, it has been a key for the urban development of the South Bank. Keeping up with
The Sean O’Casey Community Centre goes up over the roofs of the East Wall area of Dublin. The main program – including a kindergarten, a daycare center for the elderly, sports halls, and a theater – is organized in four volumes that are hinged by fou
In the historic Liberties area, southwest of the central core of Dublin, the Timberyard project repairs the fracture that the road engineering works for the new Cork Street corridor left on the local landscape. The social housing scheme provides a ne
The inevitable presence of reality in architecture and photography alike is ultimately the main reason why a parallel discussion of both disciplines is productive and necessary. Philip Ursprung’s suggestion of a realist current in contemporary archit
‘Alexandrine Years’ was launched on 19 February with Norman Foster and Rafael Moneo accompanying its author, Luis Fernández-Galiano.
In schools of architecture, students are not taught how to execute renovations. This kind of work, disdained for years in schools and by the great representatives of contemporary architecture who teach there, has become the bread and butter of a prof
In the beginning there was the kitchen; the kitchen was fire; and fire was the house. Later, the three worlds that had since time immemorial been one thing began to separate: fire lost its visibility, hidden as it was in the stove or oven, and the ki
The winner of the 2017 Cervantes Prize has made the rogue, non-smug side of revolutionary and pre-Olympic Barcelona a quarry of themes, scenes, and characters for his literature.
The Princess of Asturias Award for Literature winner explains the importance that Havana has had in his work, and predicts the challenges that his city will have to condront in years to come.
The Mayor of Madrid advocates a model of urban management based on principles ranging from participation to creativity by way of solidarity and sustainability.
Joan Clos assesses his time as Barcelonas mayor and, after heading UN-Habitat for eight years, warns about the great challenges of urban growth on a global scale.
The international congress ‘Less Architecture, More City’ was held at the Baluarte auditorium and convention center in Pamplona (Navarre) on 13-14 June. It was the fifth biennial encounter organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, following
Question: Thank you so much for receiving us in your home here in Punta Nave, near Genoa, your hometown, where you were born almost eighty years ago. You turn 80 in September, and this is perhaps a good moment to go through your biography. An asteroi
Eduardo Souto de Moura and Juhani Pallasmaa talk about the challenges of globalization and the role of the local in the context of todays architecture.
Curated by a Spanish team, the triennale takes stock of the phenomenon of belonging, and of the ways of building the collective in a global world.