AD Classics: Caja Granada Savings Bank / Alberto Campo Baeza

© Estudio Arquitectura Campo Baeza

The city of Granada in southern is well reputed for its architectural heritage. It counts among its treasures the Alhambra and the Generalife, two of the finest triumphs of Moorish culture, in addition to countless works of European lineage from the centuries following the Reconquista. Since 2001, has been able to lay claim to one of Spain’s finest contemporary projects as well, the Caja Savings Bank, designed by the since-established firm of Alberto Campo Baeza.

World Photo Day: Javier Callejas by Alberto Campo Baeza

The MA: Andalucia’s Museum of Memory / Alberto Campo Baeza. Image ©

In honor of World Photo Day (August 19th) ArchDaily wanted to thank the photographers who bring to life the projects that we publish every day. So we asked architects to weigh in on the work of some of our most-appreciated architecture photographers. Here, Alberto Campo Baeza writes on behalf of Javier Callejas

The House of the Infinite / Alberto Campo Baeza

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Architects: Alberto Campo Baeza
Location: , Spain
Area: 900.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Javier Callejas Sevilla

The Olnick Spanu House / Alberto Campo Baeza

© Javier Callejas

Architects: Alberto Campo Baeza
Location: , NY, USA
Project Manager: Miguel Garcia-Quismondo
Area: 900 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Javier Callejas, Courtesy of

Rufo House / Alberto Campo Baeza


Architects: Alberto Campo Baeza
Location: , Spain
Collaborating Architects: Raúl Martinez, Petter Palander
Area: 200 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Javier Callejas, Courtesy of Alberto Campo Baeza

Exhibiting in New York in the Air: Alberto Campo Baeza Exhibition

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Exhibited at the American Academy of Arts and Letters in until this month, the work of Alberto Campo Baeza is on display to celebrate the awarding of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture 2013. In a spare white quadrangular room in the main building and with only natural light from above, 24 white panels appear floating over the walls, without touching or marking them. It is an exhibition that is very sui generis, it is an Exhibition in the air; it is an exhibition that is very Campo Baeza. More information on the exhibition after the break.

Alberto Campo Baeza Awarded Heinrich Tessenow Gold Medal 2012

The MA: Andalucia’s Museum of Memory / . Courtesy of .

Following in the footsteps of Pritzker-Prize laureates Eduardo Souto de Moura and Peter Zumpthor, the distinguished Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza has just been awarded the  Gold Medal for 2012 by the Alfred Toepfer Foundation in Hamburg. The award, given since 1962, is a recognition of work that, like that of German architect (1876-1950), is “uncompromising, sober and essential.”

The awards ceremony will take place on the 30th of January, 2013, in Hamburg. In his honor, the Hafeb City University in Hamburg will also be exhibiting some of Campo Baeza’s works.

Read the full Press Release, after the break.

Zamora Offices / Alberto Campo Baeza

© Javier Callejas Sevilla

Architects: Alberto Campo Baeza
Location: Calle Obispo Manso, 1, 49001 ,
Design Team: Alberto Campo Baeza, Pablo Fernández Lorenzo, Pablo Redondo Díez, Alfonso González Gaisán, Francisco Blanco Velasco
Area: 12100.0 m2
Year: 2012
Photographs: Javier Callejas Sevilla, Cortesia de Alberto Campo Baeza

Guerrero house / Alberto Campo Baeza


Architects: Alberto Campo Baeza
Location: Cadiz, Spain
Collaborators: Ignacio Aguirre, Miguel Vela
Project Year: 2005
Project Area: 170 sqm, 400 sqm with Patios
Photographs: Roland Halbe

Campo Baeza: The Creation Tree Exhibition

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A large tree, whose leaves are drawings, a pond from which photos of projects arise, a large installation which recreates the mental landscape of Alberto Campo Baeza: this is CAMPO BAEZA. THE CREATION TREE, the third of the monographic exhibitions of NATURE, the series of four monographic installations in which MAXXI Architectura explores different interpretations of contemporary architectural investigation.

Co-produced by MAXXI Architectura and Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) with the special collaboration of TOTO GALLERY MA of Tokyo, the show, dedicated to the work of one of the masters of Spanish architecture, is curated and designed by Manuel Blanco. More information on the event after the break.

Benetton Nursery / Alberto Campo Baeza

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Architect: Alberto Campo Baeza
Location: Ponzano Veneto, Treviso,
Client: Benetton Group spa
Collaborator: Jesús Donaire
Structure: Andrea Rigato
Construction Management: , Jesús Donaire, Massimo Benetton
Contractor: CEV spa, Eurogroup spa, Angelo Saran & C.snc, La Quercia, ISAFF srl
Project Area: 1,868 sqm
Project Year: 2006
Construction Year: 2007
Photographs: Marco Zanta, Hisao Suzuku

Between Cathedrals / Alberto Campo Baeza

© Javier Callejas

Architect: Alberto Campo Baeza
Location: ,
Project Year: 2000-2009
Photographs: Javier Callejas

Moliner House / Alberto Campo Baeza


Architect: Alberto Campo Baeza
Location: Avda. Ilustración, Urbanización Montecanal, Zaragoza, Spain
Collaborators: Ignacio Aguirre López, Emilio Delgado Martos
Structure: María Concepción Pérez Gutiérrez
Rigger: José Miguel Moya
Contractor: Construcciones Moya Valero – Rafael Moya, Ramón Moya
Structure: Coral Tarabidau d´Aragon – Ricardo Aranda
Project Area: 216 sqm
Project Year: 2006
Construction Year: 2008
Photographs: Javier Callejas

The MA: Andalucia’s Museum of Memory / Alberto Campo Baeza


Architect: Alberto Campo Baeza
Location: Granada, Andalucía,
Client: Caja de Granada
Collaborators: Alejandro Cervilla García, Ignacio Aguirre López
Structure: Andrés Rubio Morán, Mª Concepción Pérez Gutiérrez
Engineering: R. Úrculo Ingenieros Consultores S.A.
Estudiantes: Miguel Cabrillo, Sergio Sánchez Muñoz, Petter Palander
Project Area: 15.000 sqm
Project Year: 2006-2009
Photographs: Javier Callejas