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European Forum / Vaillo + Irigaray

  • 01:00 - 7 June, 2009
European Forum / Vaillo + Irigaray
European Forum / Vaillo + Irigaray

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  • Architects

  • Location

    31620 Huarte/Uharte, Navarre, Spain
  • Architects

     Vaillo + Irigaray / Antonio Vaillo + Juan Luis Irigaray
  • Project Manager

    David Eguinoa, architect
  • Structure

    Tadeo Errea - DASEIN
  • Contractor

  • Project Year


From the architect. Basic minimum cell = Iso-space

The genesis of the project starts from a basic minimum cell, which as the minimal optimal space can be multiplied, adopting dimensions and structures depending on different uses. With this, the building is able to achieve a high flexibility, according to the ever changing requirements for this kind of program.


The building re uses the "didactic" european tradition, the cloister concept as form structure: this way the program is articulated around a patio.

Perforated container

The "clothes", acting as "veils", with different transparency levels, responding to the mimetic abstract relation with the surrounding natural environment: the subtle reflections (as spider webs), the shiny baroque tones, with big embroideries, in front of the naked tree trunks in the winter or with the colorful autumn leafs. In this building the photography is "almost fake": it´s only true at the time of the "click"... the rest of the thousands of moments, the building is different, each moment.. different.

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Tommy Hilfiger · June 24, 2011

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arkias arquitectura · June 18, 2011

Buen proyecto European Forum / Vaillo + Irigaray #arquitectos @arquitectura

wholesale beads · March 18, 2011

El patio español participaba de la construcción este es un espacio residual, por lo demás, muy bien

Lorretta Effland · December 24, 2010

Keep working ,terrific job!

Kesha Rusu · December 08, 2010

Hello.This post was really remarkable, particularly because I was searching for thoughts on this subject last Saturday.

FeteWhessyhaw · November 22, 2010

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Terrebenthx · October 20, 2010

Hello hello

I'm new...Nice forum !

My name is Benoit, 27 years old (French).

Nice to meet you !

FXbee · May 16, 2010

Pardon me. Does someone realize how to define true EA from fraudulent and a real signal from fake? sorry for inconvinience

epheshyLootly · April 02, 2010

Hey Everyone I am New, Iv been looking around this board for about a few hours as a guest. I found it extremely and it has helped out allot. I hope to stay around for a while and give something back.


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daily spread · September 14, 2009 04:19 PM

archdaily? that s a joke?

karLogrorne · August 14, 2009

This look interesting,so far.
If there's anyone else here, let me know.
Oh, and yes I'm a real person LOL.


piskodrocho · July 11, 2009

I want to listen good music!

jessi · July 08, 2009

love it,simple,quiet,interpretation of natural

Ito · June 14, 2009

El patio español participaba de la construcción este es un espacio residual, por lo demás, muy bien

Ling Tiong · June 11, 2009

European Forum by Vaillo + Irigaray: The building reuses the European tradition of the cloister as form structure

HoangDuy · June 09, 2009

@corto: love your comment...

corto · June 08, 2009

i agree with HoangDuy... simple is something different than poor... somehow this doesn't have an abstract feel of completeness of a simple form.

yet i liked it...

HoangDuy · June 08, 2009

it's not's poor, it's a solid box. As i Said, the elevation should be more open (friendly) because it's located in a very large campus.

NguyenLe · June 08, 2009

I don't think it's boring as HoangDuy's comment. It's attractive because of its simple elevation. That is the difference between Vietnam and other countries.

HoangDuy · June 08, 2009

i think it's a litte boring, the elevation should be more open and attractive.

Jeff Spring · June 08, 2009

European Forum / Vaillo + Irigaray | ArchDaily: In this building the photography is “almost fake”: it´s only tru..

Doruk Özdemir · June 08, 2009

European Forum / Vaillo + Irigaray:
Architects: Vaillo + Irigaray / Antonio Vaillo + Juan Luis Irigaray Locatio..

Fino · June 08, 2009

Amen Lucas

2MACoff · June 08, 2009

????? ???????????...

BROSALIN · June 07, 2009

? ???? ??????! ??? ?????? ?????..?????.......Vaillo + Irigarayrulezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Balkan · June 07, 2009

completely agree with u Lucas.

mrfidalgo · June 07, 2009

European Forum / Vaillo + Irigaray -

Lucas Gray · June 07, 2009

Wonderful. Using materiality and tectonics to make a simple form elegant and beautiful. This is what architecture is all about and what makes simple elegant buildings like this rise above the garbage so many firms are throwing out there and calling art.


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