Sport City in Xativa / ACXT

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Architects: ACXT
Location: Xátiva, , Spain
Project Architect: M Angeles Sánchez Ortega
Design Team: Rafael Papi, Beatriz San Salvador
Project Area: 136,000 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: David Rocaberti, Francisco Francés, Alfonso Calza, Cesar J. López

RGB / Girod+Anton Arquitectos

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Architects: Girod+Anton Arquitectos
Location: Valencia,
Project Team: Jorge Girod, Jose Luís Antón
Collaborator: Beatriz Coloma
Area: 1,071 sqm
Budget: 650,000€
Completion: 2011
Photographs: Mariela Apollonio


Noatum Headquarters / Girod+Anton Arquitectos

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Architects: Girod+Anton Arquitectos
Location: Valencia,
Project Team: Jorge Girod, Jose Luís Antón
Collaborators: Claudia Escrivà, Yihuan Cao, Tomás Maicas
Area: 626 sqm
Completion: 2011
Photographs: Mariela Apollonio


Universidad Politecnica de Valencia Expansion / Corell Monfort Palacios Arquitectos

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Architects: Corell Monfort Palacios Arquitectos – Vicente Corell Farinós, Joaquín Monfort, Salvador, José Vicente Palacio Espasa
Location: , Spain
Partnership in project and construction management: Mariano Conesa Tejada Architect
Engineering: VALNU, servicios de ingeniería
Site manager: CG técnica, José Lozano Gin
Developer / owner: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
Completion: April 2010
Total Area: 17,156.39 sqm
Photograhps: Mariela Apollonio

University Housing, Gandía / Guallart Architects

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Architects: Guallart Architects - Vicente Guallart and María Díaz
Location: , Valencia,
Collaborators: Andrea Imaz, Daniela Frogheri, Fernando Meneses, Ricardo Guerreiro, Lina Savickaité, Rasa Mizaraité, Katarzyna Klimek
3D images: Asaduzzaman Rassel, Néstor David Palma
Client: Visoren Renta
Built area: 12,074 sqm
Completion: 2011
Photographs: Adrià Goula

O House / LPG

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Architects: LPG oficina de arquitectura – Henry Rueda, Diana Montoya, María Alejandra Moleiro
Location: , Estado Carabobo,
Photographs: Antonio Chagín, María Alejandra Moleiro, Henry Rueda

Eolica Wind Tower / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

The design for the Wind Tower by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos aims to create a landmark which modifies its proportions depending on the viewpoint and the effect of the sunlight; revealing an element in a constant evolution. An engraved tower devoted to the wind, The building combines renewable energy which feeds the city and its facilities with electricity, without needing other resources. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Pensioners Community Center / Antonio Altarriba Comes

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Architect: Antonio Altarriba Comes
Location: Avenida Ausias March Almassera, , Spain
Team: , Carlos Maeso de Vicente
Collaborators: María Salinas Molto
Photographs: Diego Opazo

Summer Pool In Godella / Álvarez Cubells Arquitectos

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Architect: Álvarez Cubells Arquitectos
Location: C/ Camino de Rocafort, 21, 46110, Godella, , Spain
Constructor: Elit-SL
Project area: Aprox. 3.500 m2
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of Álvarez Cubells Arquitectos

Safor School of Architects / Orts-Trullenque

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Architects: Orts-Trullenque
Location: Benipeixcar,Valencia,
Client: CTAV (College of Architects of Valencia)
Head Architects: Marta Orts, Carlos Trullenque
Assistant architects: Carlos Nieto – Ana Ábalos – Nacho Fós
Structural engineering : Javier Cases
Civil engineer: Vicente Sevila
Mechanical Engineering: GIA (Luis Sanchis – Agustí Vila)
Contractor: OTP Construcciones
Photographs: Diego Opazo


Pio Baroja Nursery / Rstudio

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Architect: Rstudio/ Jose Martí
Location: Valencia,
Developer: Valencia City Hall, Educational Department
Builder: Construcción S.L.
Collaborator: Dolors Aparici
Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of Rstudio


Palmaret-Alboraya Train Station / Rstudio

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Architects: Rstudio
Location: Valencia,
Project Year: 2010
Engineering Management: Seg_Ineco
Landscape Architecture: Alfonso Peris
Photographs: David Frutos

The Wild Beast / Hodgetts + Fung Design and Architecture

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Architects: Hodgetts + Fung Design and Architecture
Locations: , California,
Client: California Institute of the Arts
Project Year: 2009
Project Area: 3,500 sqf
Photographs: Tom Bonner

Seniors Residence and San José Chapel / Peñín Architects

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Architects: Peñín Architects
Location: Valencia,
Project Year: 2009
Project Area: 12,362 sqm
Photographs: Diego Opazo

State Reference Center for Mental Care / Peñín Architects

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Architects: Peñín Architects / Alberto Peñín Llobell, Pablo Peñín Llobell, Alberto Peñín Ibáñez
Location: Valencia,
Client: IMSERSO, Government of Spain
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 12,362 sqm
Photographs: Diego Opazo

Parc Central Social Housing Building / OAB + Peñín Architects

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Architects: OAB + Peñín Architects
Location: Valencia, Spain
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 24,022 sqm
Photographs: Diego Opazo

Habitat Make Us Blind / Espai MGR

Courtesy Bernat Ivars + Manuel Lopez

The Spanish duo of Bernat Ivars and Manuel Lopez of Espai MGR has shared their latest work, Habitat Make Us Blind, a series examining the potential of reprogramming vacant lots in downtown . Further text describing the project and more images are available after the break.

Valencia Parque Central Proposal / West 8

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Rotterdam-based office for urban design and landscape architecture West 8, in collaboration with Sener & Gestec, have designed this entry for the Central Park Competition. Their proposal achieved a place on the competition shortlist. The design presented here is a concept for Parque Central inspired by the Valencian tradition of solid narrative and poetry.

More images and description of the project after the break.