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English for Fun Flagship in Madrid / Lorena del Río + Iñaqui Carnicero

03:00 - 19 December, 2016
English for Fun Flagship in Madrid  / Lorena del Río + Iñaqui Carnicero, © Imagen Subliminal
© Imagen Subliminal

© Imagen Subliminal © Imagen Subliminal © Imagen Subliminal © Imagen Subliminal + 15

Interview with the Curators of the Golden Lion Awarded Spanish Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale

14:45 - 8 June, 2016

This video is part of a partnership between ArchDaily and the Spanish photographer Jesús Granada. Granada's stock images of the Biennale can be obtained on his website, here. ArchDaily’s complete coverage of the 2016 Biennale can be found, here; with coverage focused on the Spanish Pavilionhere.

In an interview conducted by Jesús Granada, the curators of this year’s Spanish Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale, Iñaqui Carnicero and Carlos Quintáns, discuss their reasoning and intentions for the Golden Lion awarded national pavilion’s design. Titled “Unfinished,” Quintáns describes the project’s influence as “the detection of reality that we show only through photography, of what happened (in Spain) after the housing bubble, first the real estate boom and then the crisis, and how we can offer solutions thanks to the many talented architects of the many projects which have been realized in Spain and have been partially obscured.” The pavilion answers Director Alejandro Aravena’s call for national pavilions that identify domestic responses to architectural dilemmas that could be the solutions for other places facing similar issues.

Spain's "Unfinished" - Winner of the Golden Lion at the 2016 Venice Biennale

07:45 - 28 May, 2016

As part of ArchDaily's coverage of the 2016 Venice Biennale, we are presenting a series of articles written by the curators of the exhibitions and installations on show.

Spain is one of the countries where the practice of architecture has been most affected by the economic crisis. There are few places on earth where such large numbers of buildings were built in such a short period of time. The lack of reflection over whether these projects were necessary or valid resulted in the subsequent abandonment of many buildings when their completion or maintenance was discovered not to be economically viable. Their appearance throughout Spanish territories has generated a collection of unfinished buildings where the factor of time was eliminated from the formula for making architecture. 

UNFINISHED / curated by Iñaqui Carnicero & Carlos Quintáns. Spanish Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu UNFINISHED / curated by Iñaqui Carnicero & Carlos Quintáns. Spanish Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu UNFINISHED / curated by Iñaqui Carnicero & Carlos Quintáns. Spanish Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu UNFINISHED / curated by Iñaqui Carnicero & Carlos Quintáns. Spanish Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu + 16

Iñaqui Carnicero and Carlos Quintáns to Curate Spain Pavilion at 2016 Venice Biennale

11:40 - 12 December, 2015
Iñaqui Carnicero and Carlos Quintáns to Curate Spain Pavilion at 2016 Venice Biennale, Spain Pavilion at Venice 2012. Image © Nico Saieh
Spain Pavilion at Venice 2012. Image © Nico Saieh

Iñaqui Carnicero and Carlos Quintáns have been selected as co-curators of the Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, directed by Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena, under the theme "Reporting from the Front."

Iñaqui Carnicero is an architect and a Visiting Professor at Cornell University, and has been recognized by numerous international awards such as the Design Vanguard Award, AIANY Housing Award, Emerging Architects Award, FAD and COAM Award.

Carlos Quintáns is Professor of the Architectural Construction Department of the A Coruña Architecture School and director of the Tectónica magazine, recognized with awards such as the COAG, FAD or at the Spanish Architecture Biennale.

Polytechnic School / Iñaqui Carnicero

00:00 - 13 June, 2010
Polytechnic School / Iñaqui Carnicero, © Roland Halbe
© Roland Halbe

Polytechnic School / Iñaqui Carnicero © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Madrid, Spain
  • Architect

    Iñaqui Carnicero Alonso‐Colmenares
  • Project Team

    Iñaqui Carnicero Alonso‐Colmenares, Alejandro Vírseda Aizpún, Miguel Angel Cámara Mamolar
  • Technical Architect

    Manuel Iglesias
  • Collaborators

    Ignacio Vila Almazán, Luis Fidel Cámara Mamolar
  • Client

    Fundación Universitaria San Pablo CEU & Eduardo Gómez, Director de Patrimonio
  • Contractor

    A.C.S.
  • Project Year

    2002
  • Photographs

Pitch House / Iñaqui Carnicero

00:00 - 9 June, 2010
Pitch House / Iñaqui Carnicero

Pitch House / Iñaqui Carnicero Pitch House / Iñaqui Carnicero Pitch House / Iñaqui Carnicero Pitch House / Iñaqui Carnicero + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Alcóntar, Spain
  • Architect

    Iñaqui Carnicero Alonso-Colmenares
  • Technical Architect

    Manuel Iglesias
  • Contractor

    Antón Iakobiny Pitch S.L.
  • Client

    Guirao-Carnicero
  • Project Year

    2009