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Audenasa Building / Vaillo + Irigaray

  • Architects: Vaillo + Irigaray
  • Location: Noáin - Noain, Spain
  • Project Manager: David Eguinoa Erdozain
  • Collaborators: Daniel Galar, Lucia Astrain, Luis Miguel Navarro, Oscar Martínez, Ángel Álvarez, Juan Carlos de la Iglesia, Isabel Franco
  • Structural Engineering: Tadeo Errea- LANDABE
  • Facade Engineering: LARUMBE (celosía); ALTRES (aluminum)
  • Promotor: Audenasa
  • Contractor: Eycons
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Jose Manuel Cutillas

© Jose Manuel Cutillas © Jose Manuel Cutillas © Jose Manuel Cutillas © Jose Manuel Cutillas

From the architect. The building offers an image derived morphological genesis of his own: a tablet suspended, almost floating on the gentle slope green -slightly twisted-repeating the same gestures that the topography- and offers a gesture of successive concave ribs against the sun:

© Jose Manuel Cutillas
© Jose Manuel Cutillas

In a flat landscape -almost one-dimensional-, as is the highway, immeasurably longitudinal, the building from where it controls and directs the company, contorts, and stands as lookout (also longitudinal), as a new "lookout" observer... Two slabs of concrete lattice steel tape the or-ten blocks south and north reused tire. The picture of the complex aims to establish close ties to the movement and infrastructure relating to transport, and perhaps away from the usual urban readings in similar programs.

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite:"Audenasa Building / Vaillo + Irigaray" 17 Aug 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>