The new water features, the removal of existing elements built over the years in the area, and the construction of a central meeting point – an ‘air vault’ – will help revitalize the area, creating a clearer access and a continuous, free-flowing surf
The proposal for the park shows a ‘romantic garden’ with a topography of undulating hills that offer visitors beautiful views across the water and the city beyond. A series of grottos underneath bring a rich diversity of atmospheres to the site. To a
Le Monolithe is located in the Lyon Confluence area and its design is the result of the collaboration between five studios, based on the masterplan by MVRDV. The urban superblock is a mixed-use development comprising of a mix of social and rental hou
The refurbishmet of Matadero is one of the most ambitious cultural projects launched in the city over the last years. Converted into a contemporary art center, it develops a stable activity since 2007. Its comprehensive program and varied
La Central de Instalaciones aloja los equipos que darán servicio al resto de las dependencias de Matadero Madrid. Un anillo de galerías subterráneas visitables conecta las naves existentes a un edificio de nueva planta que agrupa la totalidad de la m
Eduardo Mangada. Surgido tras el polémico soterramiento de la M-30, el proyecto Madrid Río ha transformado un enclave antes marginado en un espacio atractivo y habitado por los ciudadanos.
The company Interpolis´s new garden is open to the public; the join between the building and the garden is resolved by a large plateau of slate slabs, punctuated with magnolias and crossed by a wooden bridge. The constant changes in the orientation o
The square is a knot of circulating traffic and pedestrians with train lines overhead, designed as a mosaic of grass and asphalt; the treatment of the columns which support the train lines creates an urban forest. Lighting is one of the key elements
The abandoned areas have been repopulated with a total of 60,000 birch trees. Contrasting pavement surfaces are played with in the central office entrance square...
The name of five finalists in the competition to redevelop Madrid’s Azca business district have been made public: Diller Scofidio+Renfro with Porter+Bowman and b720; Heatherwick Studio with CLK; MVRDV with estudio GRAS; Rem Koolhaas-OMA with Battle i
The project, with SITELAB urban studio serving as lead urban designer, includes the architecture firms Grimshaw Architects, Heatherwick Studio, SHoP, Kohn Pedersen Fox, and others...
During the crisis Madrid Rio has been criticized for economic reasons, but no one has questioned its success in returning life to a marginalized part of the city. This has now been acknowledged, too, by the jury of Harvard GSD’s prestigious Veronica
Barcelona tendrá una nueva diagonal, perpendicular a la anterior... y verde. El concurso para el nuevo Parque Lineal de la Sagrera, también denominado Parc del Camí Comtal, ha sido adjudicado (ver AV Proyectos 45) al equipo formado por los holandeses
The tradition of a country which has entirely reinvented its own territory could be said to be well represented by West 8. Adrian Geuze (1960) is the visible head and founder of this team which has its headquarters in Rotterdam. The company´s name de