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Loft Andrés Borrego in Madrid, Spain by Beriot, Bernardini Arquitectos

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Article source: Beriot, Bernardini Arquitectos

The project handles the renovation of a 37sq-m apartment in Madrid’s historic downtown.

The ground floor situation of the apartment allowed for the excavation of 40cm at the back, gaining enough ceiling height for the construction of a mezzanine for the sleeping area under which the kitchen and bathroom are placed.

Image Courtesy Yen Chen

  • Architects: Beriot, Bernardini Arquitectos
  • Project: Loft Andrés Borrego
  • Location: Andrés Borrego, Madrid, Spain
  • Authors: Beriot, Bernardini Arquitectos
  • Photographs: Yen Chen

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Mapfre Automovile Services Centre in Madrid, Spain by Beriot, Bernardini Arquitectos

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Article source: Beriot, Bernardini Arquitectos

The building is the result of an architectural competition fostered by Spain’s leading car insurance company, Mapfre, calling for a new tipology responding to an innovating service offered to its clients: a centre where damaged cars are taken by the client, expertised and stored before distribution to external repair centres.

Image Courtesy © Miguel de Guzman

  • Architects: Beriot, Bernardini Arquitectos
  • Project: Mapfre Automovile Services Centre
  • Location: Alcorcón, Madrid, Spain
  • Photography: Miguel de Guzman
  • Software used: AutoCAD

Reader’s House in Madrid, Spain by Ensamble Studio

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

Article source: Ensamble Studio

Madrid’s Old Slaughterhouse is becoming an important Center for Contemporary Creation in Madrid, organizing architecture competitions that can give rise to proposals that will recover its 148 300 m2 to house creative processes, artistic training and participatory dialogue between the arts.

Image Courtesy Ensamble Studio

  • Architects: Ensamble Studio
  • Project: Reader’s House
  • Location: Arganzuela, Madrid, Spain
  • Date of project: 2006
  • Author of the project: Antón García-Abril
  • Associate Architect: Débora Mesa Molina
  • Architects Employees: Joint Studio: Marina Otero, Elena Perez, Ricardo Sanz, Dawn Cortez
  • Technical Architect: Javier Cuesta
  • Promoter: Fundación Germán Sánchez Ruipérez
  • Contractor: Ferrovial

THE CLOUD in Madrid, Spain by Ensamble Studio

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Article source: Ensamble Studio

The Cloud is a dense space built with a very light material, it is 98% air.

Based on 7 modules of identical massive volume: 2.4 x 6 x 2.4 m., each of them is shaped differently to generate a unique space, thus getting: the stage, the patio, the step, the circus, the cinema, the assembly and the scale. 7 spaces as the 7 notes that compose the musical scale, which combined together produce very different sets of sounds, multiple scenes that accommodate simultaneously reading, playing, rest or conversation activities.

Image Courtesy Ensamble Studio

  • Architects: Ensamble Studio
  • Project: THE CLOUD
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Date of Project: January 2012
  • End Of Building Construction: June 2012
  • Author Of The Project: Antón García- Abril & Débora Mesa
  • Quantity Surveyor: Javier Cuesta
  • Collaborators: Ensamble Studio: Sara Nunes, Valentina Marchetti, Karlien Van der Linden, Aukje Gossens, José María Lavena
  • Developer: Fundación Germán Sánchez Ruipérez

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Open Modular System Of Sustainable Houses (SAVMS) in Madrid, Spain by Cso Arquitectura

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Article source: Cso Arquitectura

SAMVS is a system of generation of industrialized open modular housing, the user can adapt it to his needs, the product can be realized in a very short time with a fixed price and with the utilization of all kinds of sustainable systems.

Image Courtesy Jesús Rojo

  • Architects: Cso Arquitectura
  • Project: Open Modular System Of Sustainable Houses
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Architect: Javier de Antón Freile
  • Builder: TORSAN
  • Structure: Luis San Salvador
  • Site area: 110m2
  • Project year: 2012
  • Photographer: Jesús Rojo

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New offices of the Botín Foundation in Madrid, Spain by MVN architects

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Article source: MVN architects

The Botín Foundation has established its new offices in Madrid by choosing a 1920s industrial building by the architect Gonzalo Aguado, which was for years the Silversmith workshop of Luis Espuñes and more recently the Vinçon shop in Madrid.

The peculiarity of this building has given us the opportunity to create a referen­ce point. With this in mind, the new project attempts to retain the spirit of the original industrial character, in keeping with the same philosophy of the Foundation, which is a driving force for developing talent.

Image Courtesy Alfonso Quiroga

  • Architects: MVN architects
  • Project: New offices of the Botín Foundation in Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Client: Botín Foundation
  • Architects: Diego Varela de Ugarte and Emilio Medina Garcia, MVN architects
  • Collaborators: Alfonso García del Rey, Laura Sánchez, María Pascual and Alicia Castilla, architects
  • Technical architect: Maria Lamela Martin
  • Interior Design Consultant: Juan Luis Líbano
  • Consultants: Ingenor, Structural and Service engineers, Luis Vallejo Estudio de Paisajismo, Landscape designer
  • Project Manager: Santander Global Facilities
  • Contractor: Ferrovial
  • Photographer: Alfonso Quiroga
  • Final completion date: 2012
  • Construction period: 8 months
  • Gross Floor Area: 1.541,95 m2
  • Final contract sum: 1.784.000€
  • Software used:  Mainly Autodesk Revit Architecture and some Autocad

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I+D Headquarters for LOGYTEL in Madrid, Spain by Alarcón + Asociados

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Article source: Alarcón + Asociados

The promoter stated it clearly: “I want a singular and bioclimatic building”

And to him, at the beginning, that meant a building with a relatively conventional appearance which would incorporate bioclimatic systems such as solar panels.

Image Courtesy Pablo Cruz, Luis García Craus

  • Architects: Alarcón + Asociados (Alberto Alarcón)
  • Project: I + D Headquarters for LOGYTEL
  • Location: Avda. Punto Es, 4. 28805 Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
  • Clients: LOGYTEL
  • Associated Architect: Cristina Álvarez
  • Collaborator Architects: Sara Rojo, Pablo Cruz, Carlos Tomas.
  • Quantity Surveyor: Jose María Rife Beltrán
  • Structural Engineer: Jorge Conde, IDEEE
  • Services Surveyor: Manuel Aranda
  • Photography: Pablo Cruz (www.cruzis.com),
    Luis García Craus (http://www.luisgarciacraus.com/)
  • Project Date: 2008
  • Ending Date: Expected 2012
  • Project Area: 4700 sqm

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Vars House in Madrid, Spain by Aceboxalonso

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Article source: Aceboxalonso

It is located on a hill, dominating the sights – Madrid is 12 km. far (or close) but the nearest context is understood as “natural”. It was a big house, and we wanted to make as small effect on the landscape as we could, but at the same time the landscape had to add a strong effect on the interior. No colors, no synthetic or “artificial” materials; as low as possible; the “profile” of the house had to talk the language  of the place as one more of the lines in the horizon.

Image Courtesy Eugeni Pons

  • Architects: Aceboxalonso
  • Project: Vars House
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Type: Residential – Single family residence
  • Building status: Built

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Ants’ House in Madrid, Spain by Espegel-fisac Arquitectos

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Article source: Espegel-fisac Arquitectos

The Ants’ House is formally conceived considering the surrounding environment and its location on a large plot in the Manzanares Park, immersed in the mountains near Madrid.

The house is meant to dominate the vast natural world which lies beyond its entrance. Its shape is designed by nature. Just like an outstretched hand, the house works its way through the almond trees reaching out from in between the branches, reaching towards different spaces and lights effects.

Image Courtesy Joaquín Mosquera

  • Architects: Espegel-fisac Arquitectos
  • Project: Ants’ House
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Project Architects: Carmen Espegel Alonso, Concha Fisac de Ron
  • Project Team: Cristina Hernández Vicario, Laia Lafuente García-Valdecasas, Isabel Camacho Bretones, Lucila Urda Peña
  • Developer: Private
  • Building contractor: Construcciones Luva Urosa S.L. / Construcciones y Contratas Garpol S.L.
  • Cost of the work €: Estimated cost: 500.000 €
  • Publications:“Vivienda y sostenibilidad en España; Vivienda unifamiliar” Toni Solanas  Gustavo Gili
  • Photography: Joaquín Mosquera, espegel-fisac arquitectos

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Madrid Rio in Spain by West 8

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Article source: West 8

The ambitious plan by Madrid’s mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón to submerge a section of the M30 ring motorway immediately adjacent to the old city centre within a tunnel was realised within a single term of office. The city undertook infrastructure measures over a total length of 43 kilometres, six of them along the banks of the River Manzanares, at a total cost of six billion Euro. West 8 together with a group of renowned architects from Madrid, united under the name MRIO arquitectos led by Ginés Garrido Colomero designed the master plan for Madrid RIO.

River Garden and Toledo Bridge - ©Jeroen Musch

  • Architects: West 8
  • Project: Madrid Rio
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Client:  Madrid City Government
  • Design & realization: 2006–2011
  • Size: 120 ha.
  • Construction value: 410 mio euro
  • Design team: Burgos & Garrido Arquitectos, Porras La Casta Arquitectos, Rubio Álvarez-Sala Arquitectos, West 8 urban design & landscape architecture
  • Project management: Ginés Garrido Colomero

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