Historical Archive of the Basque Country / ACXT

© Aitor Ortiz

Architects: ACXT
Location: Calle de María Díaz de Haro, 3, 48013 , Biscay,
Project Architect: Gonzalo Carro
Project Director: Gonzalo Carro
Area: 8550.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Aitor Ortiz

Indautxu Square / JAAM sociedad de arquitectura

© Elker Azqueta

Architects: JAAM sociedad de arquitectura
Location: Museo Plaza, Bilbao, Biscay,
Architect: Ander Marquet Ryan
Project Area: 18,500 sqm
Photographs: Elker Azqueta

Sede Banco Arquia / NO.MAD

© Miguel de Guzmán

Architects: NO.MAD
Location: Bilbao, Biscay,
Architect In Charge: Eduardo Arroyo
Collaborators: David Rodríguez, Luis Arroyo, Margarita Martínez, Alfonso Navarrete, José López
Quantity Surveyor : José Miguel Ortega, Igor Ortega
Structure: Alfonso Robles
Area: 280.0 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Miguel de Guzmán

House in La Bilbanía / Foraster Arquitectos

© Joseba Bengoetxea

Architects: Foraster Arquitectos
Location: ,
Area: 545.07 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Joseba Bengoetxea

AD Classics: The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao / Frank Gehry

© Flickr User: RonG8888

Set on the edge of the Nervión River in ‭, ‬, the Guggenheim Museum is a fusion of complex‭, ‬swirling forms and captivating materiality that responds to an intricate program and an industrial urban context‭. ‬With over a hundred exhibitions and more than ten million visitors to its recognition‭, ‬Frank Gehry‮’‬s Guggenheim Museum not only changed the way that architects and people think about museums, but also boosted ’s economy with its astounding success‭.‭ ‬In fact‭, ‬the phenomenon of a city‮’‬s transformation following the construction of a significant piece of architecture is now referred to as the‭ ‬‮“‬ Effect‭.‬‮”‬‭ ‬Twenty years on, the Museum continues to challenge assumptions about the connections between art and architecture‭ today.

Living Architectures: Gehry’s Vertigo / Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine

Fourth project of the Living Architectures series, Gehry’s Vertigo offers to the spectator a rare and vertiginous trip on the top roofs of the Guggenheim Museum of . Through the portrait of the climbing team in charge of the glass cleaning, their ascensions, their techniques and difficulties, this film observes the complexity and virtuosity of ’s architecture.

AA Bilbao Visiting School: “Computing topos II”

Courtesy of Visting School

The AA Visiting School is a worldwide network of design workshops and other programmes organised by the School of Architecture.The event will take place in Bilbao from July 22nd to July 31st, focusing on new lectures over territory.

We have two scholarships for our readers interested on this activity, you just need to send us your CV/portfolio and a statement explaining why you would like to participate in this event. For more details read below.

Fronton Bizkaia / Gastón & Ruiz Pardo

© Jesus Granada

Architects: Gastón & Ruiz Pardo
Location: Bilbao,
Architect In Charge: Javier Gastón, Marcelo Ruiz Pardo
Technical Architect: Juan Luis Urresti
Collaborators: David Gastón, Carolina Lombana, Carlos Viladoms, Daniel Alvaladejo, Naia Landa
Area: 24011.0 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Jesus Granada, Jorge Allende

Nerua Restaurant / ACXT

© Aitor Ortiz

Architects: ACXT
Location: Museo Guggenheim, ,
Architect In Charge: César Caicoya Gómez-Morán
Design Team: Beatriz Pagoaga, Oscar da Costa
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Aitor Ortiz

Zero Space & VIP Lounge / ACXT

© Aitor Ortiz

Architects: ACXT
Location: Museo Guggenheim, Bilbao,
Architect In Charge: César Caicoya Gómez-Morán
Design Team: Beatriz Pagoaga
Lighting Consultant: Susaeta Prolighting
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Aitor Ortiz

BBK Sarriko Centre / ACXT

© Aitor Ortiz

Architects: ACXT
Location: , Spain
Project Architect: Javier Aja
Architects : Elena Sa Marques, Beatriz Pagoaga
Project Management: Patxi Sánchez
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Aitor Ortiz

“Processing Environments” Symposium

The Processing Environments symposium is organized by the Architectural Association in collaboration with the and sponsored by the Bilbao Municipality and the Institut Français in Bilbao. It will take place next 19th June at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

The symposium is directed by Maider Llaguno and Clara Olóriz and some of the invited speakers are Alejandro Zaera-Polo (ex , currently AZPA), Juan Herreros, Iñaki Begisitain, Eva Castro & Alfredo Ramirez (Groundlab), Philippe Rahm, and Efrén García Grinda & Cristina Díaz Moreno.

The admission is free.

More information and the complete program after the break

IDOM Headquarters / ACXT Arquitectos

© Aitor Ortiz

Architects: ACXT Arquitectos
Location: , Spain
Architect in Charge: Javier Perez Uribarri
Collaborators: Oscar Ferreira da Costa, Jabier Fernández Sánchez, Josu Eguileor Astigarraga
Contractor: BALZOLA
Project Area: 14,400 sqm
Project Year: 2010-2011
Photographs: Aitor Ortiz

Refurbishment of Deusto University / ACXT

© Aitor Ortiz / Courtesy ACXT

Architects: ACXT
Location: Bilbao, Vizcaya, Vizcaya,
Architect In Charge: Diego Rodríguez Segura
Project Manager: Pilar Mateo Martínez
Project Architects: Helena Sá Marques, Marina Ajubita
Area: 1012709.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Aitor Ortiz / Courtesy ACXT

Church of Miribilla / IMB Arquitectos

© Iñigo Bujedo Aguirre

Architects: IMB Arquitectos
Location: Av. Askatasuna 11, Miribilla, Bilbao,
Project Architects: Gloria Iriarte, Eduardo Mugica, Agustín de la Brena
Collaborators: Iñigo Barberena, Gilles Marchal, Gorka Apraiz, Iban Gonzalez
Rigger: Joseba Martínez, Jose Luis Olaeta
Client: Bishopric of Bilbao
Photographs: Iñigo Bujedo Aguirre

Bilbao Arena / ACXT

© Iñigo Bujedo Aguirre

Architects: ACXT / Javier Pérez Uribarri y Nicolás Espinosa Barrientos
Location: , Spain
Client: Azpiegiturak (Diputación Foral de Bizkaia)
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 30,808 sqm
Photographs: Iñigo Bujedo Aguirre

Cruise Ship Terminal in Bilbao / [baragaño]

© Mariela Apollonio
Architects: [baragaño]
Location: ,
Architects in Charge: Sergio Baragaño [baragaño], David García [Modultec], Mario Hernáez [Autoridad Portuaria], Enrique Muga [Satie Arquitectos], Joseba Ugarte [Arquitecto Técnico]
Project Team: Ana López, Inés Suárez, Verónica Carreño
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 1,482 sqm
Photographs: Mariela Apollonio

Biscay Statutory Library / IMB Arquitectos

© Åke E:son Lindman

Architects: IMB Arquitectos / Gloria Iriarte, Eduardo Múgica, Agustín de la Brena
Location: Bilbao,
Project Year: 2007
Client: Diputación Foral de Bizkaia, Bizkaiko Foru Aldundia
Project Staff: Pedro Múgica, David Salvador, Mariano Ortega, Josu Iriarte, Gorka Apraiz, Iñigo Barberena, José Luis Olaeta, Felix Aguiriano, Diego Poza, Iban González
Project Consultants: Ingeniería INARGEST (Structure), Javier Mendieta (Air Conditioning)
Main Contractor: UTE Balzola Urazca
Photographs: Åke E:son Lindman