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Oslo Restaurant / Borja Garcia Studio

01:00 - 13 August, 2014
Oslo Restaurant / Borja Garcia Studio, Courtesy of Borja García Studio
Courtesy of Borja García Studio

Courtesy of Borja García Studio Courtesy of Borja García Studio Courtesy of Borja García Studio Courtesy of Borja García Studio +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Carrer Catalans, 8, 46001 Valencia, Spain
  • Project Architects

    Borja García. Laura Ros
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photography

    Courtesy of Borja García Studio

Rehabilitación de Edifico en la Calle Cervantes / Antonio Altarriba

01:00 - 27 April, 2014
Rehabilitación de Edifico en la Calle Cervantes / Antonio Altarriba, © Diego Opazo
© Diego Opazo

© Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Calle Cervantes, 06330 Valencia, Badajoz, Spain
  • Area

    391.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Could a Lick of Super Strong Carbon Paint Fix Caltrava's Palau de les Arts?

00:00 - 24 February, 2014
Could a Lick of Super Strong Carbon Paint Fix Caltrava's Palau de les Arts?, El Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia
El Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia

Will the peeling shell of Santiago Calatrava’s Palau de les Arts in Valencia be saved by an innovative, new paint? Calatrava's $455.6 million project, which surpassed its budget four times over, has sprouted many defects over the years, but none more damning than its peeling facade - a defect that spurred the city of Valencia to sue Calatrava's office. However, Spanish paint manufacturer Graphenano has proposed an innovative solution: Graphenstone, a mixture of limestone powder and the allotrope graphene, which should just prevent further deterioration. Whether the solution could also relieve some courtroom tension, remains to be seen. Read more on Inhabitat and The Architect's Newspaper

Vegamar Seleccion Wine Shop / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

01:00 - 24 January, 2014
Vegamar Seleccion Wine Shop / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos, © Diego Opazo
© Diego Opazo

© Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo +13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Carrer de Colón, Valencia, Spain
  • Principal In Charge

    Fran Silvestre
  • Collaborator Architect

    Jordi Martínez, Ángel Fito
  • Interior Design

    Alfaro Hofmann
  • Area

    123.0 sqm
  • Photographs

La Petite Brioche / Binomio Estudio

01:00 - 11 November, 2013
La Petite Brioche / Binomio Estudio, © David Zarzoso
© David Zarzoso

© David Zarzoso © David Zarzoso © David Zarzoso © David Zarzoso +9

Caixa Ontinyent Cultural Center / Ramon Esteve

01:00 - 17 October, 2013
Caixa Ontinyent Cultural Center / Ramon Esteve, © Xavier Mollà
© Xavier Mollà

© Xavier Mollà © Xavier Mollà © Xavier Mollà © Xavier Mollà +15

  • Architects

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain
  • Site Manager

    Gonzalo Llin
  • Architect

    Ramon Esteve
  • Technical Architect

    Antonio Morales
  • Project Area

    1855.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photography

Time House / LADAA

01:00 - 29 September, 2013
Time House / LADAA, Courtesy of LADAA
Courtesy of LADAA

Courtesy of LADAA Courtesy of LADAA Courtesy of LADAA Courtesy of LADAA +28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Vilamarxant, Valencia, Spain
  • Architect in Charge

    Sergio Adelantado, Sara López Blanco
  • Construction Company

    Construciones Nideker
  • Area

    550.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007

19 Dwellings on Viana Street / García Floquet Arquitectos

01:00 - 9 August, 2013
19 Dwellings on Viana Street / García Floquet Arquitectos, © Iñaki Bergera
© Iñaki Bergera

© Iñaki Bergera © Iñaki Bergera © Iñaki Bergera © Iñaki Bergera +23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Calle Viana 16, Valencia, Spain
  • Technical Architect

    Francisco Javier
  • Construction

    Mayocons S.L.
  • Budget

    1,222,253 €
  • Client

    Gestvalencia S.L.
  • Project Area

    0.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photography

Vivienda-Estudio En El Carmen / Ramón Esteve

01:00 - 19 July, 2013
Vivienda-Estudio En El Carmen  / Ramón Esteve, © Fernando Alda 
© Fernando Alda 

© Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda  +10

  • Architects

  • Location

    Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  • Architects Collaborators

    Sonia Rayos
  • Collaborators

    Rafael Esteve
  • Technical Architect

    Antonio Morales, Emilio Pérez
  • Project Manager

    Miguel Díaz
  • Project Year

    2006
  • Photographs

Solar Tower / Ábalos+Sentkiewicz Arquitectos

01:00 - 10 May, 2013
Solar Tower / Ábalos+Sentkiewicz Arquitectos, © José Hevia
© José Hevia

© José Hevia © José Hevia © José Hevia © José Hevia +9

  • Architects

  • Location

    Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  • Project Directors

    Iñaki Ábalos, Renata Sentkiewicz
  • Project Team

    Alfonso Miguel (coordination), Laura Torres, Jorge Álvarez-Builla, Víctor Garzón, Pablo de la Hoz, Ismael Martín, Luis Matanzo, Jens Richter, David Sobrino, José Rodríguez
  • Area

    10080.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

House in Monasterios / Ramon Esteve

01:00 - 9 May, 2013
House in Monasterios / Ramon Esteve, © Mayte Piera
© Mayte Piera

© Mayte Piera © Mayte Piera © Mayte Piera © Mayte Piera +19

Corrugated Cardboard Pavillion / Miguel Arraiz + David Moreno

01:00 - 8 May, 2013
Corrugated Cardboard Pavillion / Miguel Arraiz + David Moreno, © Noel Arraiz
© Noel Arraiz

Built for the annual traditional festival called “Fallas” held in Valencia in March, the corrugated cardboard temporary pavilion was made out with 3.000 purposefully made corrugated hexagonal boxes as the only structural material. The main challenge for the project by architect Miguel Arraiz and sculptor David Moreno was the wind and the rain, because the structure should be at the urban space during at least 5 days. More images and architects’ description after the break.

© Noel Arraiz © Noel Arraiz © Noel Arraiz © Noel Arraiz +18

Events Center Feria Valencia / Tomás Llavador

01:00 - 8 May, 2013
Courtesy of Tomás Llavador  Arquitectos+Ingenieros
Courtesy of Tomás Llavador Arquitectos+Ingenieros
  • Architects

  • Location

    Carrer d'Alfarrasí, 18, 46035 València, Valencia, Spain
  • Main Contractor

    UTE FCC/LUBASA/PAVASAL
  • Structure

    MC2, Julio Martínez Calzón
  • Area

    10275.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007

Courtesy of Tomás Llavador  Arquitectos+Ingenieros Courtesy of Tomás Llavador  Arquitectos+Ingenieros Courtesy of Tomás Llavador  Arquitectos+Ingenieros Courtesy of Tomás Llavador  Arquitectos+Ingenieros +12

Arabista Ribera School / Victor García Martínez

01:00 - 19 February, 2013
 Arabista Ribera School / Victor García Martínez, © Diego Opazo
© Diego Opazo

© Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo +19

  • Architects

    Victor García Martínez, Victor García Terol, José Gozalbez Esteve
  • Location

    Valencia, Spain
  • Collaborators

    Daniel Martin Fuentes, Marta Sinisterra Olavarrieta, Cristina Tudela Marco
  • Area

    13450.0 sqm
  • Photography

Interior Light-Single Family Housing / Viraje architecture

01:00 - 9 February, 2013
Interior Light-Single Family Housing / Viraje architecture, © Germán Cabo Arnal
© Germán Cabo Arnal

© Germán Cabo Arnal © Germán Cabo Arnal © Germán Cabo Arnal © Germán Cabo Arnal +22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain
  • Architect in Charge

    Jesús Damian Herranz Busquiel
  • Technical architect

    Raúl Hinarejos Arjona
  • Area

    363.0 m2
  • Year

    2012
  • Photographs

Calatrava Criticized for Valencia Complex

00:00 - 30 January, 2013
© Flickr user FromtheNorth. Used under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>Creative Commons</a>
© Flickr user FromtheNorth. Used under Creative Commons

Praised for his masterful blends of architecture and engineering, yet criticized for rarely sticking to a budget, Valencia-native Santiago Calatrava is no stranger to controversy. His latest project making headlines is the largest landmark in Valencia and the second most-visited cultural complex in Spain: the City of Arts and Sciences. 

More on the controversy after the break.

House in Godella / Orts - Trullenque

01:00 - 11 January, 2013
House in Godella / Orts - Trullenque, © Diego Opazo
© Diego Opazo

© Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo +22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain
  • Design Team

    Marta Orts, Carlos Trullenque
  • Collaborators

    Ana Ábalos, Nacho Fós
  • Structure

    Javier Cases
  • Technical Architect

    Enrique López
  • Installations

    GIA
  • Contractor

    Construcciones Faios-Dupolo
  • Year

    2007
  • Photography

Kindergarden / Cristina García Dorce

14:00 - 10 December, 2012
© Pablo Vázquez Ortiz
© Pablo Vázquez Ortiz

Architects: Cristina García Dorce Location: Tuéjar, Valencia, Spain Architects : Cristina García Dorce, José Durán Fernández Project Year: 2011 Photographs: Pablo Vázquez Ortiz

© Pablo Vázquez Ortiz © Pablo Vázquez Ortiz © Pablo Vázquez Ortiz © Pablo Vázquez Ortiz +8