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Alfacs / Bajet Giramé

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  • Architects: Bajet Giramé, JAAS
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  8000
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2023

Stepped House / NOMO STUDIO

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Es Mercadal, Spain
  • Architects: NOMO STUDIO
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  210
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2023

Paseo de Gracia 125 Building Refurbishment / OAB

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  • Architects: OAB
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3600
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019

Garage to House / Judit Falgueras Arquitectura

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Shift House / NOMO STUDIO

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Es Mercadal, Spain
  • Architects: NOMO STUDIO
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  230
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2022

Distinctive Restaurants: 5 Refurbished Dining Spaces

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Renovating a space for a gastronomic purpose can be one of the most interesting challenges for an architect, due to the freedom of design that tends to characterize these projects. It allows us to play with cladding materials, lighting, and furnishings to create unique spaces that are both attractive and functional for both the restaurant team and the diners.

We dived into our project library to select 5 restaurants that took advantage of their renovations and complexities to create distinctive spaces, presented by ICEX e Interiors from Spain.

Serra de Noet Secondary School / Fabregat & Fabregat Arquitectes

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  37663 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  AutoDesk, Arcelor Mittal, Cadwork informatik AG, KLH, TEJAS BORJA

El Mallol Civic Center Renovation / Carles Crosas + SOG design

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San Hipólito de Voltregá, Spain
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  915
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  ASVALL, BETEC PROPAMSA, Cemento Broke, Guardian Glass, Knauf, +4

Regina House / OAB

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  • Architects: OAB
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1291 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  AutoDesk, Aiguadé, BD, Pete Sans, Regina Saura, +1

Curtains as Room Dividers: Towards a Fluid and Adaptable Architecture

Over the past few decades, interior spaces have become increasingly open and versatile. From the thick walls and multiple subdivisions of Palladian villas, for example, to today's free-standing and multi-functional plans, architecture attempts to combat obsolescence by providing consistently efficient environments for everyday life, considering both present and future use. And while Palladio's old villas can still accommodate a wide variety of functions and lifestyles, re-adapting their use without changing an inch of their original design, today, flexibility seems to be the recipe for extending the useful life of buildings as far as possible.

How, then, can we design spaces neutral and flexible enough to adapt to the evolving human being, while still accomplishing the needs that each person requires today? An ancient element could help redefine the way we conceive and inhabit space: curtains.

La Palometa House / sanahuja&partners

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Stone House / NOMO STUDIO

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  • Architects: NOMO STUDIO
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  450
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Technal, Balay, Roca

Designing Ventilated Façades Using 3.5 mm Porcelain Tiles

The ventilated façade is a construction solution that uses a double enclosure distanced from each other by a support structure to generate an air chamber for ventilation. This operation creates a chimney effect that activates air currents by convection, improving the acoustic and thermal insulation of the building, and increasing its energy efficiency.

Due to its nature and manufacturing, the 3.5 mm porcelain tile is a great choice for ventilated façade cladding. Its high resistance to weathering, dimensional stability, and lightness reduce the support structure requirements. It weighs 3 times less than a traditional porcelain tile and allows large formats, up to 3.6 meters, reducing the number of joints. It also delivers high color stability, impact resistance, and low maintenance over time.

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La Rectoria Chidren’s Summer Camp / OAB

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  • Architects: OAB
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1130
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Sellex

Seafront House / OAB

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  • Architects: OAB
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  289
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Jansen, Miele, Bosch, Ceràmica Cumella, D-Line, +17

Retail Architecture from 100 to 1000 Square Meters: Examples in Plan and Section

As mentioned in our previous article on retail stores under 100 square meters, the spatial distribution of commercial spaces is a determinant for its success. Not only does it address adequate logistics and the circulation of customers, but the variations and innovations that will enable a more efficient and original space.

Below, we've selected projects from our site, with their plan and section, that can help inspire your next project.