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5 07, 2021

Accessibility: architecture for everyone

2022-06-01T04:53:04+00:00July 5th, 2021|

Recently, we have attended an Accessibility training course conducted by COAM in collaboration with ONCE. From all the information that we have received, we would like to highlight some conclusions. There are 2 sentences that sum up the spirit of the course: Accessibility is not only for disabled people, but for everyone. Disability is [...]

29 04, 2021

Creative Alliance Group

2022-06-01T04:55:20+00:00April 29th, 2021|

As one of the founding members, we are excited to announce the launch of The Creative Alliance Group, a global association of purpose-led architects, designers and creative organisations and individuals, with a shared purpose of working together, creating, and delivering projects for our clients around the world. The association has pledged to combine knowledge, [...]

16 03, 2021

Villa Verbena, new restaurant in Casa de Campo

2022-06-01T04:55:57+00:00March 16th, 2021|

Villa Verbena, a new restaurant in Casa de Campo, has opened its doors. Arvo arquitectura de Juan has carried out the design, in collaboration with MBO and with Interiorismo de ADL, and direction of execution of the fitting out of a kiosk for a restaurant with fitting out, restoration and conservation works, and fitting [...]

22 06, 2020

In this Heart by Revontulet Ensemble

2022-06-01T04:56:23+00:00June 22nd, 2020|

Music lights up. Revontulet, which in Finnish means aurora borealis, is the vocal group from Madrid in which our workmate Pedro García participates. Revontulet Ensemble has given us the version of In this Heart (Sinead O’Connor), a song of love and hope prepared during confinement. It is their tribute to people who have suffered [...]

9 06, 2020

Aloft Hotel, Madrid in Promateriales

2022-06-01T04:56:53+00:00June 9th, 2020|

Hotel Aloft, Madrid – A multifaceted space. This is the title of the magazine promateriales, the article dedicated to Arvo Arquitectura de Juan, our architecture studio in charge of converting a protected office building from the 50s into a multifaceted hotel establishment. The magazine has also interviewed María de Juan, our founding partner. The [...]

8 06, 2020

FOCUS COVID 19, the impact of the pandemic on the hotel sector

2022-06-01T04:57:11+00:00June 8th, 2020|

The last breakfast of AEDIP FOCUS COVID 19 has been focused on the impact of the coronavirus disease pandemic in the hotel sector. María de Juan, our founding partner, talks about how hotels emerged as a need to be safe. The challenge now in the face of this pandemic is not to achieve physical [...]

18 05, 2020

FOCUS COVID19 webminar on hotel real estate

2022-06-01T04:57:42+00:00May 18th, 2020|

AEDIP convenes tomorrow, Tuesday May 19 at 9am, a webinar within the FOCUS COVID19 cycle to analyze how COVID19 has impacted, impacts and will impact hotel real estate. In addition to Javier Illán, president of Millenium Hotels Real Estate, this seminar will feature María de Juan, our founding partner, as a speaker. A breakfast [...]

23 03, 2020

Remoteworking in COVID-19 Times

2022-06-01T04:58:03+00:00March 23rd, 2020|

Adaptation to new technology can be hazardous and sometimes we need a bit of a push to do it. In our case we had been talking about remote working for quite some time and the special circumstances that we are living these days have forced us to do it within a record timeframe. Yet, [...]

22 11, 2019

ARCHITECTURAL RESTORATION: The importance of trades to maintain the history of the buildings

2022-06-01T04:58:25+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

We are about to finish the restoration works for a residential building located at Calle Zorrilla in Madrid. The building was listed by the Heritage Department, the heritage protection included the façade, the timber structure protection and some elements like the main staircase. The briefing was to design luxury apartments, but we have also [...]

17 08, 2019

Aloft Madrid, transformation and learning

2022-06-01T04:59:02+00:00August 17th, 2019|

Aloft Madrid opened on June 1st. We were commission with the refurbishment and transformation of this offices building back in the end of 2015. We have learned a lot during these years both from successes and errors. The views from the terrace are so spectacular than most people tend to shoot towards Madrid. [...]

4 05, 2018

Almoneda Antik Passion

2022-06-01T05:05:48+00:00May 4th, 2018|

Once again, nostalgic and collectors people were in luck because their most expected appointment had come to Madrid, the spring antiques fair, which has a new name, Almoneda Antik Passion. It was a great opportunity to buy antiques at a good price. Old objects are not always expensive. It is still possible to find [...]

3 03, 2018

To Guillermo and Pepe

2022-06-01T05:06:10+00:00March 3rd, 2018|

One year ago we started the structural consolidation works of a building located at Carrera de San Jeronimo, in Madrid. We have had four months to analyze the structure, which showed a serious decay and had suffered several collapses. Within two weeks from now we shall complete this job, which with no hesitation has [...]

14 07, 2017

Mockups and Historical models. Engineering and Construction

2022-06-01T05:06:41+00:00July 14th, 2017|

Sol Station. Madrid NOTES ON A VISIT From the last 7th of June to the 17th of September, Conde Duque in Madrid host an exhibition of mockups and historical models that reflects the engineering and construction of 33 examples. Location and lighting on mockup exhibition contribute to a correct display of the building muscle [...]

22 06, 2017

Casa Decor 2017. The power of light and colour

2022-06-01T05:07:00+00:00June 22nd, 2017|

If you are an enthusiastic of interior design and you like following the trendy alternatives, “Casa Decor” must be one of your annual visits. This year is the 25th Anniversary in Madrid, renovating an historical building in Calle Antonio Maura 8, within Jerónimos neighbourhood, just behind “Museo del Prado”. Its exceptional location, architectural [...]

6 06, 2017

Camino de Santiago

2022-06-01T05:07:25+00:00June 6th, 2017|

We have recently visited Galicia in a different way, walking the “Camino de Santiago”. Despite the effort that the way means, it is worth to enjoy the very well preserved traditional architecture in the area within an amazing natural environment. It should be pointed the “hórreos” (typical raised granary ) and the use of [...]

5 04, 2017

II Salone with Matimex

2022-06-01T05:07:41+00:00April 5th, 2017|

We have been invited by Matimex to visit Porcelaingres factory at Maranello and the Salone del Mobile at Milano. We were very impressed with the production system at the factory and the quality control of the pieces, as well as the sustainability policy. This is our first visit to the Salone and, as everybody [...]

21 03, 2017

Building at the Hammada

2022-06-01T05:07:59+00:00March 21st, 2017|

We have been to the Algerian Hammada, at the Sahrawi refugee camps. Hammada is a type of desert landscape consisting of high, largely barren, hard, rocky plateaus, with very little sand. Hamadas are produced by the wind removing the fine products of weathering: an aeolian process known as deflation. The finer-grained products are taken [...]

13 02, 2017

Stage and scene

2022-06-01T05:08:21+00:00February 13th, 2017|

Transformation has lately become one of our Client’s demands and expectations. Years ago the buildings transformation was the result of a necessity and therefore it only happened due to a change of use or an adaptation to new and different living or working systems. Now the capacity to change is part of the building [...]

30 01, 2017

Getting to know VRF system

2022-06-01T05:08:41+00:00January 30th, 2017|

Last Tuesday, January 24th we tried to learn more about VRF air conditioning systems. We spent the evening at Only You Atocha Hotel as a courtesy of Panasonic. We are afraid we did not entirely understand. The complexity but we feel a lot more conscious about the space requirements for such technology. And [...]

24 01, 2017

Hangover is over

2022-06-01T05:13:48+00:00January 24th, 2017|

It has been a month since we celebrated our Christmas soirée, a small party with all the friends who had been working with us during 2016. The next day I promised the team I would download the photos that I took with my cell and post these on this blog. Like most years things [...]

14 11, 2016

arvo

2022-06-01T05:26:45+00:00November 14th, 2016|

To all of you who have asked me why ARVO? In 2002 I wanted to found an architectural practice. At the time I had been an architect for ten years and I had designed and built many different kinds of buildings. The developers used to hang a poster on the site fence with their [...]

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