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Aloft Hotel, Madrid in Promateriales

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 first [...]

2020-07-10T14:31:12+00:00July 10th, 2020|

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

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 security [...]

2020-06-08T11:41:26+00:00June 8th, 2020|

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

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 tried [...]

2019-11-22T11:40:53+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

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|