Estudio Barozzi Veiga: 5th Edition International Biennial of Architecture Barbara Cappochin Prize Winners
The winners of the 2011 International “Barbara Cappochin” Prize for Architecture are two young emerging talents in the field of contemporary architecture, the Italian architect Fabrizio Barozzi and the Spanish architect Alberto Veiga: it is their project, a Promotional Centre for the D.O.C. wine: “Ribera del Duero” in Roa, Spain, which was unanimously chosen by the judges “because it merges the qualities of aesthetics, functionality and sustainability for which the Prize is awarded”. More information on the award after the break.
This villa is located in plot #09 of the ORDOS project.
Architects: Estudio Barozzi Veiga / Fabrizio Barozzi, Alberto Veiga
Location: Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China
Collaborators: Antonio Pinto, Agnieszka Samsel, Pieter Janssens, Michele Andreatta
Structure Consultant: BOMA . Guillem Baraut
Design year: 2008
Construction year: 2009-2010
Curator: Ai Weiwei, Beijing, China
Client: Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd, Inner Mongolia, China
Constructed Area: 1,000 sqm aprox
A very interesting project from Estudio Barozzi Veiga, a practice featured on our AD Futures series.
The objective of this competition was to remodel an existing building and to extend it to accommodate the headquarter of the ruling board for guarantee of origin “Ribera del Duero”.