Located at the heart of a new real-estate development on Greenwich Peninsula, London’s Design District features 16 buildings. Each is assigned to a different architecture practice, and the invited teams drew up their respective projects knowing nothi
The Spanish practices Barrozi Veiga and Selgas Cano and the British firms 6a Architects, Adam Khan Architects, Architecture 00, David Kohn Architects, HNNA, and Mole Architects designed a total of sixteen buildings now under construction in London’s
Amid dense vegetation and over the parking garage of a building that was demolished, sixty ovals varying in geometry and size rise to contain coworking spaces. The new Second Home in LA goes up on top of an underground parking and maintains a two-sto
Built in 2015 for the Serpentine Gallery in London, the pavilion designed by the Spanish firm SelgasCano will until 24 November be an events venue for the company Second Home, located in La Brea Tar Pits, in the heart of Los Angeles.
A total of 13,792 m³ of air is enclosed in nine cylinders of recycled ETFE of 730 cm in diameter, supported by a light steel structure. The two front inflatables have the capacity to move to adapt to changing light, climate, and program conditions...
The center is on the boundary between the town and the country, between the artificial and the natural. It was necessary to choose one of the two sides, and from the outset the second option was chosen. This forced to rest the buildings on a much low
One problem with cooperation projects in underdeveloped areas is that design strategies – and also the social and ideological premises that determine them – tend to seem strange to the communities which the buildings are ultimately supposed to serve.
The four arms that form the layout of the pavilion each present a different entrance, but they all converge in a central space, a larger hall where visitors can come together.
Occupying an old factory, Second Home is a multifaceted office building whose brick facades conceal a fluid atmosphere full of reflections and botanical accents.
The city of Cartagena has undergone an intense transformation process involving the refurbishment of a decaying historic center and the construction of new infrastructures to attract tourism. The Auditorium and Congress Center El Batel is a key piece
Located in a residential area on the outskirts of the Spanish capital, the studio has a skin of transparent plexiglass on the north, and a plaque of fiberglass and polyester on the south that protects it against the sun.
Le Corbusier wanted the empty courtyard of La Tourette to be naturally filled with vegetation, birds and the wind. The project for this house in Madrid’s residential area of La Florida takes the opposite idea as point of departure: the vegetation lea
The pentagon-shaped fortress of San Roque, part of the 17th century wall upon which the bullring was inserted in 1859, for its part raised over the ashes of an old wood enclosure, is the place chosen for the construction of the new Congress Center of
En el interior de un bastión pentagonal de la muralla del siglo XVII, allí donde hubo una plaza de toros, se ha construido un palacio de congresos circular y translúcido que oculta bajo tierra parte del programa y que se adapta a la forma del vacío.
Opening day is several months away and the London Design District is progressively taking shape. This is a conglomerate of sixteen emblem-buildings commissioned to a miscellaneous crew of architects among which British firms abound – including 6a Arc
Wherever it is that things go well for you, that’s your country. Building outside Spain has for Spanish architects been both a challenge and a recognition traditionally within the reach of few prestigious names, such as Rafael Moneo, Santiago Calatra
The partners José Selgas and Lucía Cano have committed themselves to an architectural style that is as recognizable as it is risk-laden. Their organic geometry, unrenounceable artistic vocation, and penchant for creating diffuse atmospheres make the
The Spanish practice SelgasCano will be designing the Serpentine Gallery’s summer pavilion this year. With this decision the London institution seems to be confirming the change of course it seemed to make last year, when it assigned the popular icon
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
Proyectado por José Selgas y Lucía Cano, el nuevo auditorio de Cartagena da cuenta de la condición longitudinal de su enclave, un antiguo muelle vinculado al puerto, y colonizado ahora por un amable paseo urbano. El edificio hospeda su complejo progr
Los madrileños José Selgas y Lucía Cano coinciden como autores y clientes de la pequeña nave que alberga su despacho, incrustada en un jardín particular y rodeada de árboles. Siguiendo una tipología de vagón, el espacio se divide longitudinalmente en
Construido casi al tiempo que el estatuto de autonomía, el Museo de Arte Romano de Moneo marca el punto de partida de esta guía, que recopila las realizaciones de las últimas tres décadas en una región carente de escuelas de arquitectura pero permeab