A fifties flat in Madrid transformed to allow easy communication in a shared workspace, by puncturing a virtual cone and two spheres on the walls. Designed by Churtichaga Quadra-Salcedo architects, developed with Sketchup and inspired from Gordon Matta Clark’s artworks.
images by photographer Elena Almagro
Otor and Otok, two retro-like electric bikes with a very quite engine and autonomy up to 50 kilometers, by Barcelona based Otocycles
Last year, the 1.5 million Barcelonians received more than 7.5 million tourists in 12 months, for the first time in city’s history. Check out this 55 minute online Spanish documentary (w/engl.subs), directed by Eduardo Chibas and titled Bye Bye Barcelona, for the destructive effects of mass tourism and over-commercialisation in the Catalan capitol.
Spanish street artist Spidertag, Madrid 2013
The Mind Cleaner mural by Spanish street artist Señor X
Handmade dresser made out of reclaimed woods and iron by XO-in my room. a new conscious furniture brand for kids based in Barcelona.
A 13th century military defense tower in Spain -part of a larger fortress that has long since been destroyed, originally built by the Arab kingdom of Nazari during their rule in Spain- restored by Castillo Miras Arquitectos.
New additions to the old structure, a circular staircase -for the original entry is four meters off the ground- and an information kiosk, both made as removable objects from cor-ten steel and placed directly onto the ground without foundations.
photos Fernando Alda – via design boom
previously: Couverture des ruines by Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes
The 18th century ruins of Sant Francesc church in Spain, converted into a multifunctional cultural facility by architect David Closes
Photographer: Jordi Surroca – via the fox is black
If you like this project you must check:
The naumann.architektur house
The Forte de Fortezza renovation
The Million Donkey Hotel