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00:00 - 8 April, 2014

Dordrecht Energy Carousel / Ecosistema Urbano

00:00 - 25 January, 2013
Courtesy of Ecosistema Urbano
Courtesy of Ecosistema Urbano

The Centre for Visual Arts and Amsterdam design bureau Carve recently invited ten European design firms to develop unconventional, inventive, and playful objects for a new public space in the western Netherlands city of Dordrecht. Responding to the challenge, Spanish architecture firm Ecosistema Urbano designed the Dordrecht Energy Carousel - an energy-generating chandelier of hanging ropes meant to engage kids of all ages in the densely populated suburbs surrounding Governeusplein Square.

Read more about Dordrecht Energy Carousel after the break!

Venice Biennale 2012: SPAINLab / Spain Pavilion

09:15 - 1 October, 2012

Ensamble Studio

SPAINLab, the name of the exhibit, looks to expose the research process behind the works of contemporary Spanish Architects:

© Nico Saieh
© Nico Saieh

More photos about the pavilion and description from Anton and Débora after the break:

Citizens Redesign Their City in Dreamhamar / Ecosistema Urbano

04:00 - 14 October, 2011
© emiliop.doiztua
© emiliop.doiztua

Hamar’s Kommune decided to take a pioneer approach to the construction of the new Stortorget Square, now just a parking lot. In an effort to bring democracy back to public spaces, citizens are invited to join the free on-site workshops that will take place from September to November, to question themselves about their city and work together to improve it. The workshops follow a horizontal and participative methodology, led by Ecosistema Urbano that will determine Stortorget’s new configuration, which is known as Dreamhamar. More images and project description after the break.

ONETHOUSANDSQUARE / Lluis Sabadell Artiga + Ecosistema Urbano

12:30 - 27 March, 2011
Courtesy of Lluis Sabadell Artiga + Ecosistema Urbano
Courtesy of Lluis Sabadell Artiga + Ecosistema Urbano

Spanish architects Lluis Sabadell Artiga + Ecosistema Urbano shared with us their project ONETHOUSANDSQUARE, winner of the Stortorget Main Square Competition in Hamar, Norway. More images and architect’s description after the break.

Ecopolis Plaza / Ecosistema Urbano

00:00 - 14 February, 2011
Ecopolis Plaza / Ecosistema Urbano, © Emilio P. Doiztua
© Emilio P. Doiztua

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Rivas Vaciamadrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Client

    City Council of Rivas-Vaciamadrid
  • Construction Cost

    2,700,000 €
  • Building Cost Per Sqm

    700 €/sqm
  • Public space

    7,500 sqm
  • Area

    3000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

Eco Boulevard in Vallecas / Ecosistema Urbano

00:00 - 17 September, 2008
Eco Boulevard in Vallecas / Ecosistema Urbano

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  • Architects

    Ecosistema Urbano - blog - Belinda Tato, Jose Luis Vallejo, Diego García-Setién
  • Location

    Madrid, Spain
  • Collaborators

    Ignacio Prieto, Maria Eugenia Lacarra, David Delgado, David Benito, Jaime Eizaguirre, Patricia Lucas, Ana López, Asier Barredo, Laura Casas, Fabricio Pepe, Michael Moradiellos
  • Structure

    Tectum Ingeniería, S.L. (Constantino Hurtado)
  • Services

    IP Ingeniería
  • Client

    Land and Housing Municipal Company, Madrid Council, Directorate of Residential Projects Innovation
  • Botany

    Ignacio López
  • Construction Inspector

    Belinda Tato, Jose Luiz Vallejo, Diego García-Setién
  • Contractor

    Grupo Entorno, S.A.
  • Project Year

    2007