23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Barcelona If You Love Architecture
Architecture

23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Barcelona If You Love Architecture

Nobody can resist the charm of Barcelona. Especially us architects. In Barcelona, the cradle of contemporary urbanism, the landscape is enriched with endless layers of history. Since its first settlers, Roman colonists, generation after generation built here, one on top of another. Romans, Visigoths and a brief Islamic period are still embedded within the city’s … Continue reading

50+ Architectural Reasons to Visit Every Province in Spain (1/2)
Curiosities

50+ Architectural Reasons to Visit Every Province in Spain (1/2)

If you have a pair of sunglasses and a sketch book, you’ll need nothing else in Spain. In addition to the sunshine and its (amazing) food, Spain is also widely known for its architecture. Influenced by the Romans, the Visigoths and the Muslims among others, Spain has a beautiful mixture of architectural styles that have remained or have … Continue reading

The Most Bizarre Concrete Building in Madrid
Architecture

The Most Bizarre Concrete Building in Madrid

Winter 1970, Madrid If you love concrete  you’ll love this piece, built between 1960-1990. The Spanish cultural heritage building, “Instituto del Patrimonio Cultural” is the most unusual concrete building in Madrid. Building: Instituto del Patrimonio Cultural de España Architects: Fernando Higueras (1930-2008), Rafael Moneo (1937- ), Antonio Miró (1931-2011) Year built: 1960-1990 Location: Calle del … Continue reading

Naked Architecture
Architecture

Naked Architecture

If we think about architecture, we think about a composition of light and materials put together in space. Furniture is barely needed since the space itself is the main feature. Sometimes, however, architecture is disguised or there are too many partitions that make it difficult to fully understand the space. Architecture, or naked architecture, should … Continue reading