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To Guillermo and Pepe

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 been [...]

2019-08-05T20:13:17+00:00April 3rd, 2018|

Mockups and Historical models. Engineering and Construction

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 from [...]

2019-08-05T19:15:04+00:00July 14th, 2017|

Casa Decor 2017. The power of light and colour

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 characteristics and [...]

2019-08-05T19:14:46+00:00June 22nd, 2017|

Camino de Santiago

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 granite [...]

2019-08-05T19:14:23+00:00June 6th, 2017|

Il Salone with Matimex

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 has [...]

2019-08-05T19:13:53+00:00April 5th, 2017|

Building at the Hammada

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 away [...]

2019-08-05T19:13:16+00:00March 21st, 2017|

Stage and scene

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 program. [...]

2019-08-05T19:12:58+00:00February 13th, 2017|

Getting to know VRF system

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 the views [...]

2019-08-05T20:02:06+00:00January 30th, 2017|