From the publisher. In the past three year, the January issue of A+U has focused on 100 works of architecture built in a certain country since 2000 From those selected works , we have witnessed the country’s as well as the era’s distinctive traits. Following Switzerland the Netherlands and Germany, this year we are featuring Spain and Portugal.
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 Madrid.
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.
Architects: Javier Terrados Estudio de Arquitectura
Location: Calle Vereda de Sevilla, 41600 Arahal, Sevilla, Spain
Collaborators: Luz Baco Castro, Rodrigo Morillo-Velarde Santos, Fernando Suárez Corchete
Quantity Surveyor: Víctor Baztán Cascales
Construction Company: Atilcobra
Area: 2302.0 sqm
Photographs: Fernando Alda
To celebrate the launch of ArchDaily Materials, our new product catalog, we’ve rounded up 10 awesome projects from around the world that were inspired by one material: metal. Check out the projects after the break…