Since regulations did not allow to fix cladding onto the vaults, the digitally fabricated structural system consists of CNC-cut plywood boxes and beams placed using dry-joint techniques to support the insulating lining and the facade polycarbonate...
Organized around a central courtyard, the four enclosed pavilions that make up this building for the processing of organic food are covered with translucent polycarbonate panels.
The facade of the hotel is covered with a series of perforated pieces or polycarbonate resin caps (cobogós) that are fire and sun resistant, produced by injection of the material under pressure in steel molds, and fixed in folding frames... [+]
Elevated on a steel structure and wrapped in planes of glass, refrigerated panels, and polycarbonate skylights, the house is organized around an elliptical crown of tractioned marble that invites to observe domestic everyday life... [+]
Located in the UAB campus in Cerdanyola del Vallès, the ICTA-ICP building is a research center in environmental science and paleontology. In tune with its function, from the beginning the building was designed according to sustainability criteria. Th
Both the house and the office prototype are constructed with fiberglass roofs and polycarbonate facades, with interior surfaces clad with bamboo. The space inside is subdivided by curtains and different floor heights to create furniture elements.
The light frame, made of precast concrete modular elements to which the users bolt on Nipa palm tree panels and polycarbonate, makes it possible to do without complex foundations, allowing for transportation in small boats.
Devoted to the world of gastronomy and recycling, the pavilion is formed by a three-dimensional grid of girders and footings of solid wood assembled with bolts and rigidified with steel crosses.
While on the outside the building echoes the dry surroundings in its skin of ropes and the tone of the concrete, the polycarbonate inside creates a surrealist aquatic atmosphere.
Designed for a couple and their two children, this house in Hyogo Prefecture rises on a small square opening on to views of the sky, which is most of the time overcast in the region, and the mountains. The location determined the shape of the buildin
In the wake of World War II, Germany had to reconstruct its cities. The huge task was undertaken with the resources available at the time, and everywhere arose the so-called Schuettbeton, buildings raised with the rubble of brick constructions destro
Twenty years ago now, the MoMA in New York – and later the MACBA in Barcelona – hosted a magnificent architecture exhibition titled ‘Light Construction.’ Architects of the caliber of Nouvel, Herzog & de Meuron, Tschumi, Zumthor, Holl, Ito, Sejima
Designed by Miguel de Guzmán and the studio Veidimanna Protum, the single-family house is located in El Espinar, a small town in the mountains north of Madrid. The plot has a privileged location, on the boundary of the town next to the Natural Park o
Designed by the Murcia-based architecture studio Adhoc msl, the Prefab Home draws inspiration from the typical cottages found on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, which are quite successful at addressing the basic dwelling requirements. This system ai
«Una gran burbuja de aire sobre un basamento de hormigón», así describen Eva Luque y Alejandro Pascual —Los del Desierto— el pabellón polideportivo que acaban de terminar en el municipio de Garrucha. Los invernaderos de la zona, a base de perfiles de