Ceramica Cumella: Shaping Ideas

Aichi Expo, Japan © Ceramica Cumella

From September 29th to December 8th, the exhibition dedicated to the work of Toni Cumella will be open. His works in ceramic have been utilised by architects such as Enric Miralles, Alejandro Zaera-Polo, or Jean Nouvel. These collaborations made his material became part of the image of Barcelona, being part of the construction of La Sagrada Familia, and the restoration of Casa Batlló and Parc Güell.

Focusing on the 4 main fabrication processes in use at Ceramica Cumella – extruding, casting, pressing and revolving – Shaping Ideas presents the work of Toni Cumella and the application of his ceramics in some of contemporary architecture’s most significant projects.

TRADIBOM Administrative Building / LBM Studio

Courtesy of LBM Studio

Architects: LBM Studio / Leandro Matsuda
Location: Mogi Mirim,
Project Area: 358 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of LBM Studio

Torreaguera Atresados / XPIRAL

© David Frutos

Architects: XPIRAL
Location: , Murcia,
Architect in Charge: Javier Peña Galiano
Rigger: Jesus Tornero Molina
Contractor: S.L Imilce
Structural Consultant: IDEEE (Eduardo Díez)
Project Area: 346.66 sqm
Project Year: 2006-2008
Photographs: David Frutos