Desert City

XL infrastructural construction between highway and forest, harboring twin oasis for cactus breeding and a mixed eco-cultural programme.

Algo Bonito Showroom

Architecture of the “unfinished” as a suitable paradigm at hand for staging a contemporary workplace that merges event, office and showroom space.

Puertochico Plaza & Market

First phase in the renovation and redevelopment of a city block that includes a traditional market, plaza and cultural centre.

San Martín

Geological crystal rock on the city’s waterfront turned into a public-private endeavor that includes housing, restaurants, public park & botanical garden, exploiting an outstanding setting.

Daily Mirror

Permanent installation hovering over pedestrians and intense traffic, reflecting and distorting movement and everyday life

La Casita Azul

Concept, design and curating programme for the only permanent architecture exhibition space in Madrid, in Plaza Cibeles.

Wanderer’s Lodge

A small pavilion in the midst of nature harboring an overlapping of functions and playfully relating itself with trees, light and water.

Ex House

Wooden prefabricated house in a pastoral setting. An urgent process aimed at revising the “commuter ideal” in a technological and post-rural context.

A23 House

Restoration and enlargement of a 1930´s semi-detached home. A new plot for a young family in an old envelope.

M-40 Housing

Critical reworking of the urban block which breaks selectively to allow porosity, views and the inclusion of a large green artificial mountain from recycled debris.

Low Cost Void

Contemporary park in the city’s outskirts, measuring itself against big infrastructural accidents and distant topographical references.

Madrid Cultural Assemblages

The exhibition layout, with huge curtain-like images of cultural enclaves hanging from the walls and shot in one single day, reproduces an ideal stroll through the city.

Plaza Puertochico in El País

Texto: ©Anatxu Zabalbeascoa. El País 22/01/2017 Junto a la ciudad turística subsiste la ciudad popular muchas veces desprotegida, como un animal en peligro de extinción. Por puro pragmatismo –al margen de consideraciones éticas- cuidar la convivencia entre ambas beneficia a las ciudades. A todos los aspectos de las urbes y también a todos los ciudadanos: a […]

Mi edificio favorito…

Texto publicado en: https://cajondearquitecto.com/ Mi edificio favorito es cualquier edificio, probablemente residencial, que, a pesar de insertarse con aparente naturalidad en su entorno, esconda en su interior la posible redefinición o invención de un cierto perfil de usuario urbano, habitualmente sofisticado e iconoclasta, a cuyo carácter ha dado forma y que asimismo se resume en las […]