The Catalan architect Jordi Hidalgo Tané (Olot, 1967) was commissioned to renovate and enlarge an early-20th-century building in Bera, a municipality in the Cinco Villas comarca of Navarre, and turn it into rustic accommodations. Shortlisted in the a
The firm of Josean Ruiz Esquíroz, based in Madrid and Navarre, has designed new headquarters for the sports equipment manufacturer Amaya Sport. The location is the Talluntxe industrial park in Noáin, 5 kilometers from Pamplona. With a built area of 1
In a newly created urban core located on the outskirts of the city of Pamplona stands this house designed by the Navarrese practice of Carlos Pereda and Óscar Pérez. Rectangular and elongated in plan, the simple construction is fragmented to present
The Baztán Valley is an area in the north of Navarre, bordering with France, with a spectacular natural environment, surrounded by mountains and dotted with towns made up of individual houses.
The idea of constructing a large sports facility (a Basque ‘pelota’ court) in a town with a medium-low density urban tissue and in a rural environment was the project’s main challenge. With a volume that is broken along its northern front, and w
Located in the historical center of Tudela, in Navarra, the house blends with its context thanks to a sober facade that conceals a dynamic and vibrant interior.
The project for the new Museum University of Navarre started out with the donation of the art collection of María Josefa Huarte – daughter of the Navarrese entrepreneur Félix Huarte Goñi –, who promoted the construction of a center to display these w
The project for the new municipal school of Berriozar – situated six kilometers from Pamplona – takes as point of departure the importance of architecture in teaching, taking inspiration from Louis Kahn’s words: “Schools began with a man under a tree
Built with loadbearing walls of reinforced concrete and boards of pinewood, this house for a young couple with small children frees up as much land as possible without sacrificing views.
The center is located in Zenotz, in the Ultzama valley, one of the most humid areas of the north of Navarre, of sturdy but gently rolling hills, where the green pasture and the oak trees configure a landscape of strong personality, whose color chang
Located on a large plot by the technological park of the municipality of Sarriguren, 9 kilometers from Pamplona, the new building had to include, on a total area of 10,500 square meters of office space plus 8,745 of parking, a comprehensive and relat
For the headquarters of the sports equipment and accessories manufacturer Amaya Sport in Noain (Navarre), the architect Josean Ruiz Esquiroz – who works from offices in Madrid and Gorraiz – reused ten shipping containers as structural pieces while st
In the heart of Navarre’s Baztán Valley, in a genuine locus amoenus of the town of Lecároz, the architectural firm Vaillo+Irigaray has built a throat lozenge factory for a pharmaceutical company. Without renouncing contemporary language, the building
Almost inadvertently, young Turks become young masters. Just after turning 50, and after 25 years of professional activity, Francisco Mangado is no longer the archetypal representative of that young Spanish generation that entered the schools of arch
As we know, we are not ‘individuals’, but ‘dividuals’: a rather chaotic assortment of desires, memories, ideas, feelings, words, and physical impulses brought together by that which with the primitive simplicity of language we insist on calling the ‘
Among the more remarkable cultural phenomena of our time is the amount of civic architecture that has been realized in Spain over the past three decades. There is perhaps no other country in the Western world where there has been such an intense prod