Redevelopment of the Rail Corridor in Sants / Sergi Godia, Ana Molino Architect

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Architects: Sergi Godia,
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Architect In Charge: Sergi Godia, Ana Molino, JA Acebillo
Construction Management: Josep Carles Montoliu, Angel López, Paco Alcañiz
Sturctural Study: Julio Martínez Calzón
Year: 2012
Photographs: Sergi Godia Moragues

AD Classics: Parc Güell / Antoni Gaudí

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Parc Güell is a park designed by Antoni Gaudí upon the request of Count Eusebi Güell, who wanted to build a stylish park for the aristocrats of . The Count had planned to build a housing development that would take advantage of the area’s views and fresh air; however, only two show houses were completed. Gaudí himself inhabited one of them, designed by architect Francesc Berenguer in 1904. The house is now a museum showcasing some of Gaudí’s work. The park is a common tourist attraction in , and is known for its famous terrace and iconic entrance, flanked by two Gaudí buildings.

Casa TdM / Bbats+Tirado

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Architects: Silvia Barbera Correia, Cristóbal Tirado Luchsinger
Location: ,
Collaborators: Agustin Pinedo, Luisa Santos, Ignacia Balart
Area: 235.0 sqm
Year: 2006
Photography: Francisco Nogueira

Edificio 111 / Flores & Prats

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Architects: Ricardo Flores, Eva Prats
Location: ,
Collaborators: Constanza Chara, Fotini Trigonaki, Natalia Uribe, Celia Carroll, Robyn Creagh, Christine van Sluys, Laura Geraci, Jorge Lopez, Abdulla Al-Shamsi, Javier Lecumberri, Mar Garrido, Maria Amat, Elvire Thouvenot, Eirene Presmanes, Andrea Schneider, Filippo Abrami, Arabella Masson, Jorge Casajús, Horacio Arias, Ellen Barten, Michelle Lopez, Nadia Mustopo, Lars Bach, Jonny Pugh
Area: 14000.0 sqm
Year: 2004
Photography: Duccio Malagamba, Adrià Goula, Àlex Garcia

Yute’s / Flores Prats

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Architects: Flores Prats
Location: , Barcelona, Spain
Collaborators: Silvia Bianchini, Nina Leypoldt, Els van Meerbeek, Cristian Zanoni, Guido Fiszson, Ellen Halupczok, Inecita Florez, Paula Avila, Eugenia Troncoso, Israel Hernando, Jonny Pugh
Area: 2,000 sqm
Photographs: Hisao Suzuki

Apartment Building CASP 74 / Bach Arquitectes

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Architects: Bach Arquitectes
Location: , Spain
Architects in Charge: Jaume Bach, Eugeni Bach
Collaborators: Robert Brufau
Area: 3,965.95 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: José Hevia

Banc Sabadell Headquarters / Bach Arquitectes

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Architects: Bach Arquitectes - Jaume Bach, Eugeni Bach
Location: ,
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: ,
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

© Adrià Goula

Architects: taller 9s arquitectes
Location: , Spain
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, , Spain
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

© Gianluca Giaccone

Architects: ONL Arquitectura - Joan Nogué, Txema Onzain, Felix Lopez
Location: ,
Collaborators: Llorenç Vallribera, Sílvia Ocaña, 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 Spain
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