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Almonte Theatre in Huelva / Donaire Arquitectos

  • Architects: Donaire Arquitectos
  • Location: Huelva, Spain
  • Architects: Donaire Arquitectos
  • Project Team: Jesús Núñez Bootello, Carmela Domínguez Asencio, Tibisay Cañas Fuentes, David Rapado Moreno, Ignacio Núñez Bootello, Beatriz Hacar Hernández, Delia Pacheco Donaire, Pablo Baruc García Gómez, Celine Nelke
  • Engineering:  Javier Drake Canela, Guillermo Márquez Villanueva, Alfonso Buiza Camacho
  • Constructor: Procondal S.A.
  • Area: 3265.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2010
  • Photographs: Fernando Alda 

© Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda 

From the architect. The building is located on the site of an old winery. It has the challenge of integrate the existing old buildings, declared as cultural interest, and being part of a cultural complex of a total of three buildings and a common space. This space turns into the main place of the town and an important meeting area.

© Fernando Alda 
© Fernando Alda 

An opportunity to work on light, material and space. The path chosen to work on these concepts, is the contrast. Contrast between outside and inside, between old and new, including a monumental scale and human scale. 

© Fernando Alda 
© Fernando Alda 

And the journey as the thread that sews and explains the intervention. A large area covered with large proportions and controlled height works as a high threshold. A monumental scale lobby welcomes the visitor showing the scale of a public building.

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