Banc Sabadell Headquarters / Bach Arquitectes

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Architects: Bach Arquitectes - Jaume Bach, Eugeni Bach
Location: Barcelona,
Area: 31,433.17 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Adrià Goula

Vilamarina Building / Batlle i Roig Arquitectes

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Architects: Batlle i Roig Architectes – Enric Batlle, Joan Roig, Ricardo Sanahuja, Juan Manuel Sanahuja
Location: ,
Collaborators: Cristina Maragall, Laura Quintana, Antonia Fernández, Antonio Cortines, Oriol Vañó, Antonio Calvo, Patricia Pino, Oriol Marín, Jordi Gatell, Gerardo Rodríguez
Area: 197,000 sqm
Photographs: José Hevia

Can Bisa House / Batlle i Roig Arquitectes

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Architects: Batlle i Roig Arquitectes - Enric Batlle, Joan Roig
Location: , Spain
Collaborators: Eva Polío, Oriol Vañó, Carme Balada, Diana Calicó, Elisabeth Torregrossa, Dolors Feu, Marta Ballester, Gerardo Rodríguez, Albert Colomer
Year: 2009
Photographs: Andrés Flajszer

Toy Library and Offices / taller 9s arquitectes

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Architects: taller 9s arquitectes
Location: Barcelona,
Architect In Charge: Oriol Cusidó, Irene Marzo
Area: 1,055 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Adrià Goula

Can Font Cultural Center / taller 9s arquitectes

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Architects: taller 9s arquitectes
Location: Les Franqueses del Vallès, Barcelona,
Architects In Charge: Oriol Cusidó, Irene Marzo
Area: 746 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: Adrià Goula

Low Energy MZ House / Calderon-Folch-Sarsanedas Arquitectes

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Architects: Calderon-Folch-Sarsanedas Arquitectect - Pilar Calderon, Marc Folch, Pol Sarsanedas
Location: ,
Year: 2012
Photographs: Rodrigo Díaz-Wichmann, Pol Viladoms

Solar Towers Proposal / AAIMM

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Designed by AAIMM, the project of the Solar Towers is based on the analysis of the urban fabric of the city Sabadell, . A medium-scale, self-sufficient and productive infrastructure promoting energy production from renewable and clean sources, the project also intends to promote the enhancement of healthy mobility through electric bicycles and electric cars, and to generate productive urban farming spaces and social community spaces for elderly, temporarily unemployed, or displaced inhabitans; all in one single infrastructure. More images and architects’ description after the break.

MAIO Studio / MAIO

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Architects: MAIO
Location: Barcelona,
Year: 2011
Photographs: Jose Hevia

‘Phantom. Mies as Rendered Society’ Installation / Andrés Jaque

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The “Phantom. Mies as Rendered Society” installation by architect Andrés Jaque will be on display from December 13th until February 28th at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in . Presented by the Mies van der Rohe Foundation and the Banco Sabadell Foundation, the installation hopes to bring the figure of the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, one of the most important icons of the modernist movement, back into the public eye by using objects, elements and materials that will rebuild and bring recognition to Mies’ historical importance. More information after the break.

154 Rental Social Housing and Public Building for the Barcelona Municipal Housing / ONL Arquitectura

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Architects: ONL Arquitectura - Joan Nogué, Txema Onzain, Felix Lopez
Location: , Spain
Collaborators: Llorenç Vallribera, Sílvia , Martin Álvarez, Leonardo Fernández, Gianluca Giaccone
Installations: FONT I ARMENGOL S.A.
Structure: BIS Arquitectes
Budget: € 11,347,427
Promotor: Patronat Municipal de l’Habitatge de Barcelona
Area: 18,790 sqm
Year: 2012
Photography: Gianluca Giaccone

Usagui Teahouse / Kazuya Morita Architecture Studio

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Architects: Kazuya Morita Architecture Studio
Location: Gracia
Basic Design: Maarten Neering
Lighting Design: Toru Takamiya
Year: 2012
Photographs: Daisuke Nakashima

Rebuilding of Macson Former Textil / Franconi González Architects

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Architects: Cristiano Franconi, Rodrigo González, Alessandro Scarnato
Location: ,
Collaborators: Arnau Boix, Caterina Dominioni, Gonzalo Fernández, Mirko Usai
Area: 5,085 sqm
Year: 2008
Photography: Courtesy of La Fotográfica

W Barcelona Hotel / Ricardo Bofill

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Architects: Ricardo Bofill
Location: ,
Area: 42,818 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill

Videos: New Flea Market in Barcelona / Prompt

Just a couple months ago, we featured a video by Prompt for the new flea market for the IMMB Institut Municipal de Mercats de . The project will play a key role in the economy and urban identity of the city. Featured in this post are two more videos which highlight its progress as it goes up in the city. More information and the next video can be viewed after the break.

Collserola Park Competition Entry / Nabito Architects + ACTAR

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Nabito Architects + ACTAR shared with us their design proposal for the “Les Portes de Collserola” international competition held by the government of . As a finalist, the architects were challenged to create an ambitious strategical plan to regenerate the entire Park of Coillserola in the North of the city. The architects were then selected to take part in the 4B door called: ‘LES PLANES IN-PARK UNA PORTA, VÀRIES CLAUS’. The Project is a Master plan for the re-interpretation of one of the doors from Collserola Mountain going into the city of . It is a space in between a complex superposition of different elements: urban, natural, rural and infrastructural. The perfect mix to ordinate the territory for a contemporary project. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Ocaña Bar and Club in Barcelona / Ocaña

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Architects: Ocaña
Location: ,
Year: 2012
Photographs: Iñigo Bujedo Aguirre

Protofactory / Marta Garcia-Orte + Aaron Tregent

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The Protofactory positions a return of industry to the city, fostering a culture of materialism where the flow of material, production of knowledge and the experience of craftsmanship are offered to society. The Protofactory redefines the factory typology. Based on a flow of knowledge and information, The Protofactory harbors a lateral organization of labor and enhanced feedback of research development and innovation processes supported by local and international education. The notion of production becomes reintroduced into the public realm.

Apartment in ‘el Putxet’ / ARQUITECTURA-G

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Architects: ARQUITECTURA-G
Location: , España
Design Team: Jonathan Arnabat, Jordi Ayala-Bril, Aitor Fuentes, Igor Urdampilleta
Area: 150 sqm
Year: 2012
Photography: José Hevia