C-32 Social dwelling / Santiago de Molina + Hayden Salter + Agatángelo Soler + Edgar Sarli

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Architects: Santiago de Molina, Hayden Salter, Agatángelo Soler, Edgar Sarli
Location: Calle Tremis, 5, 28054 Madrid,
Structure: Gogaite y Valladares
Constructor: Isolux-Corsan Corvina
Area: 3733.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Jesús Granada, Hayden Salter

gmp Wins Bid to Redevelop Real Madrid’s Bernabeu Stadium

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A proposal by gmp Arquitectos, L35 Arquitectos and Ribas & Ribas has been announced as winner of an international competition to revamp Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in . Selected over an impressive shortlist of candidates including Foster & Partners, Herzog & de Meuron and Populous, the winning gmp-led team is expected to “transform the Santiago Bernabéu into the most advanced and developed stadium of the 21st century,” as described gmp owner Volkwin Marg.

“This building is undoubtedly the most important project of our careers.,” Marg added.

Private House III / COOTAR

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Architects: COOTAR
Location: Madrid,
Design Team: Federico Sotomayor, Carlos Gomez Zorrilla, Juan Fernandez, Gabriel Fernandez
Area: 1975.0 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Miguel de Guzmán

The WAYRA – IE Master in Work Space Design Challenge

IE School of Architecture and Design has reached an agreement with WAYRA TELEFÓNICA to organize a Design Challenge with the students of the Master in Work Space Design.

The challenge will consist in looking for ideas to re-design their astonishing 12.000 square foot premises located in the 8th floor of the historic building of Telefónica in Gran Vía, the heart of .

WAYRA is a start-up accelerator belonging to IT giant TELEFÓNICA, with presence in more than twelve countries through their network of WAYRA Academies, where they host and mentor young startups for a year.

Meeting Bar Plaza Castilla / Losada García arquitectos

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Architects: Losada García arquitectos
Location: Plaza Castilla, , Spain
Architect In Charge: Alberto García, Ramiro Losada
Collaborators: José Jiménez, Álvaro Carrillo
Area: 105 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Alfonso Herranz


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Architects: Jump Studios
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Jump Studios
Managing Director: Simon Jordan
Creative Director: Shaun Fernandes
Project Architect / Lisbon Office Head: Laszlo Varga
Year: 2013
Photographs: Daniel Malhão

In Progress: Aluminum House / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

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Architects: Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
Location: Madrid,
Architect In Charge: Fran Silvestre, Jordi Martínez, María José Sáez
Collaborator Architect: Fran Ayala, Ángel Fito
Area: 95,803 sqm
Photographs: Diego Opazo, Courtesy of Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Didomestic / Elii

Architects: Elii
Location: Madrid,
Architect In Charge: Uriel Fogué, Eva Gil, Carlos Palacios
Area: 57.60 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Miguel de Guzmán

Workspace Lavapies Market / Colectivo PEC

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Architects: Colectivo PEC
Location: Madrid,
Design Team: Rodrigo Muñoz García, Pablo García Bachiller, Laura Casanova Colvee, Pablo Farfán, Rosa San José Miguel, Ana María Marrero Castro, Mónica Cuende Lozano, Marian Cuenca, Manuel Cifuentes Hernández, Javier Miranda Abad, Jesús Peinado Alonso, Angel Cabra, Mónica Bujalance
Area: 4137.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Juan Carlos Quindós

Playa Mayor Services Building UAM / MTM Arquitectos

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Architects: MTM Arquitectos
Location: Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Campus Cantoblanco, Calle Francisco Tomás y Valiente, 5, 28031 Madrid, Spain
Project And Work Coordinator: Miguel García-Redondo Villar, Carmen Antón, Laura Casas, Ana Arriero, Jesús Barranco, Álvaro Maestro
Area: 26090.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Luis Asin, Ferrovial

8 B Nave / Arturo Franco

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Architects: Arturo Franco
Location: Legazpi, ,
Project Area: 1,000 sqm
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Carlos Fernández Piñar

Vivienda La Florida / Otto Medem de la Torriente

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Architect: Otto Medem de la Torriente
Location: Madrid,
Partners Architects: Carlos Bernárdez Agrafojo, Laura Portillo Rodríguez, Carlos Fernández Salgado
Area: 1,270 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Cortesia de Otto Medem de la Torriente

Pabellones De Arbolado / Israel Alba

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Architects: Israel Alba
Location: Las Tablas, ,
Collaborators: Mónica Domínguez
Area: 160 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Jesús Granada

Think Sol, International Ideas Competition

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As part of the Architecture Week in Madrid, the “Past, Present and Future of Sol” exhibition was inaugurated and the brief for the International Ideas Competition was publicated.

PIENSA SOL is a reflection about the future of Madrid’s plaza. Its objective is to compile proposals through an international ideas competition to profile the path of its evolution looking to improve the context. To get to this objective PIENSA SOL is planned in a structured process base in four complementary phases: COMPETITION, EXHIBITION, CITIZEN PARTICIPATION AND REFLECTION.

Conde Duque / Carlos de Riaño Lozano

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Architects: Carlos de Riaño Lozano
Location: Calle Conde Duque, 28015 Madrid,
Technical Architects: María del Hierro, Luis García Cebadera
Area: 29262.0 sqm
Photographs: Miguel de Guzmán, Alfonso Quiroga

Social Housing in Madrid / Iñaqui Carnicero Architecture Oficce

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Architects: Iñaqui Carnicero Architecture Oficce
Location: ,
Director: Iñaqui Carnicero
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Iñaqui Carnicero Architecture Oficce

Urban Shelter / MYCC

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Architects: MYCC
Location: , Spain
Design Team: Carmina Casajuana, Beatriz G. Casares, Marcos Gonzalez
Area: 21.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Elena Almagro

Tokyo to Host the 2020 Olympics!

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UPDATE: Minutes ago Tokyo was announced as the host of the 2020 Olympics. Zaha Hadid’s design to become the Olympic stadium.

Today the International Olympic Comitee (IOC) will choose the city that will host the 2020 Olympics, with , Tokyo and Istanbul competing for the important event. The three cities just finished their presentations in Buenos Aires, Argentina, including presidents and royal members. As we await for the results, we present you the three stadiums designed to host the Olympics in each city.

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