The commission involved turning Hotel Montecarlo into a retail, office, and residential building, adapting its historical elements to the new uses and in the process upgrading them. Presenting two fronts of different urban character, the building sew
The old textile complex is being recovered to join the Barcelona Art Factories network, adding 28,000 m² of public space and, for the first time in this type of intervention, of social housing. Built in 1905 to store thread, the warehouse is 1
The project transforms the old fire station on Lleida Street, built for the 1929 International Exposition, including it in the cultural network known as ‘Montjuïc, Museum Mountain.’ The original building – the first raised for this purpose in Spain –
The new building goes up on a narrow plot (32 meters of facade) on Gala Placidia square, facing a tree-lined and pedestrian space by Vía Augusta. The design focusses on three basic aspects: visibility, convertibility and communicability.
La elección de un solar en el bosque por parte de los futuros propietarios (arqueólogos y profesores de universidad) fue el principio de este proyecto. El encargo consistía inicialmente en una única casa, pero se decidió hacer una casa en dos partes,
The winners of the 63rd FAD Awards have been announced. The Architecture prize goes to 46 social housing units in the Fabra & Coats factory in Barcelona, by Roldán + Berengué. The jury – Fabrizio Barozzi at the helm, joined by Agnès Blanch, Daria
Linked to Barcelona, where they have their practice set up and also teach, Miguel Roldán (Ceuta, 1961) and Mercè Berengué (Barcelona, 1962) think of architecture as a fruitful search for possibilities that serves both as a perusal of the different la
Among the numerous challenges of architecture in this day and age is to redensify and repurpose the industrial fabrics that cropped up and grew on what were then the outskirts of our cities, but which are now embedded and trapped in the very heart of