Architects: Javier Terrados Estudio de Arquitectura, Suárez Corchete
Location: Avenida Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville, Spain
Project Architects: Javier Terrados Cepeda, Fernando Suárez Corchete, Lorenzo Muro Álvarez
Technical Architect: Víctor Baztán Cascales
Project Area: 3611.0 m2
Project Year: 2010
Photography: Fernando Alda
Architects: Donaire Arquitectos + SSW Arquitectos
Location: Seville, Spain
Architect In Charge: Juan Pedro Donaire Barbero, Miguel Ángel de la Cova Morillo Velarde, Javier Arroyo Yanes
Design Team: Ignacio Núñez Bootello, Jesús Núñez Bootello, Delia Pacheco Donaire, José Francisco García Gutiérrez, Hilario José García González, Oscar Manuel Ortega Pacheco, Pablo Baruc García Gómez
Area: 1,864 sqm
Photographs: Fernando Alda
Location: Calle San Juan de Ribera, 1, 41009 Seville, Sevilla, Spain
Architect In Charge: María González García y Juanjo López de la Cruz junto a Silvia Escamilla y Francisco González
Quantity Surveyor: Víctor Baztán Cascales
Structure: Alejandro Cabanas
Building Service: Insur JG
Contractors: Seinsa 2000 S.A. y Astreo S.L
Area: 1152.5 sqm
Photographs: Jesús Granada
The Seville 24/7 center, proposed by Ayrat Khusnutdinov & Zhang Liheng, adopts the famous Spanish traditions of street life. Their project would create a retreat from the harsh sun of Andalucia, Spain and extend the street life to 24 hours of the day and 7 days of the week. Seville 24/7 is not only about holiday or cultural side of Seville, but more importantly, everyday human interaction. More images and architects’ description after the break.
The destruction of the Mercado de la Encarnacion in Seville left a huge void in the urban character of the city center which remained unfilled for over thirty years. The market enriched the city with life, and with its absence, the vitality of the Plaza de la Encarnacion was soon challenged by the negative implications of economic downturn. In April of 2011, Jürgen Mayer H and Arup teamed to complete their solution for Seville’s central square – an architecture that brings a contemporary spirit to such a historical and traditional space. Entitled Metropol Parasol, the massive timber structure (which is one of the largest timber structures built in the world) draws residents and visitors back to the city center as its striking aesthetic provides a variety of markets and restaurants bounded by the dynamic shape of the parasols. We enjoyed the video as it illustrates the impact architecture can bring economically and socially to enrich even one of the most established city centers in the world. The ability for the design team to look toward the future allows Seville to preserve its historic cultural prowress while not limiting itself for future greatness. Special thanks to Marina from Arup for sharing the video with us!
Check out more images of the project after the break, and be sure to read our previous coverage on the project.
Location: Avenida de la Palmera, 19 Edificio B, Seville, Spain
Partners in charge: José Mª de Cárdenas (Project), José Luís López de Lemus (Project Manager),Harald Schönegger (Project and Supervision site), Luís Ybarra (Project)
Project Team: Carlos Paneque (Project Coordinator), Pablo Fernández (Project Manager), Diego Román, Miguel Sibón
Quantity Surveyor: Rosalino Daza
Client: J&A Garrigues S.L.P.
Contractor: U.T.E. Eddea – Areco
Project Area: 5.830 m2
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Javier Orive