Seven Barcelona homes with tile designs worth repeating

October 6, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Tiles have been used widely throughout Spanish interior design, particularly within Barcelona homes. Interiors reporter Natasha Levy has selected seven of the city’s most striking examples, from an apartment with ornately patterned floors to a home with textured terracotta walls. Laia and Biel’s House by TEd’A Architecture studio TE’dA aptly created several ceramic surfaces within

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Guillem Carrera’s care home in northern Spain encourages residents to socialise

September 14, 2018 Ali Morris 0

Architect Guillem Carrera has completed an environmentally friendly elderly care home and day centre on a wedge-shaped plot in the Spanish village of Blancafort. The passive building functions as both a residential old age home and a day centre where the retired inhabitants of Blancafort, and its neighbouring municipalities, can come to socialise. Spanish architect Carrera ensured

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Bright partitions and chunks of marble define Loreak fashion store in San Sebastián

August 15, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Pensando en Blanco has dotted blue glass partitions and jagged offcuts of grey marble throughout this otherwise colourless clothing store in northern Spain. Established in 1995, Loreak already have a host of stores across Spain in locations such as Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao. For the interiors of its two-storey San Sebastian branch, the fashion label

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Zooco Estudio create cave-like wine shop in Spain

August 4, 2018 Ali Morris 0

Architectural elements based on wine bottles and barrels create a contemporary vaulted ceiling in this wine shop in Valladolid, northwest Spain by Zooco Estudio. Called Vinas & Viandas, the cave-like wine shop occupies a 35-square-metre space with a shopfront that opens onto a paved street in the city centre. Inside, wine racks line either side

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Pastel furnishings contrast against concrete walls in Seville’s Casaplata restaurant

August 2, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Spanish studio Lucas y Hernández-Gil looked to the subdued paintings of artist Giorgio Morandi when creating the greyscale interiors of this restaurant in Seville. Casaplata is located in the city centre, and belongs to a pair of young restaurateurs who had wanted to open a new food and cocktails spot in Seville. After sourcing a

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Fuses Viader Arquitectes converts abandoned hilltop fortress into museum and hotel

July 28, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Fuses Viader Arquitectes has transformed a 19th-century fortress near the Spanish city of Girona into a museum and hotel complex featuring concrete, glass and weathered-steel. The former fortress of Sant Julià de Ramis was deserted before its new owners, the Barcelona-based D’or Joiers jewellery company, commissioned Fuses Viader Arquitectes to oversee its renovation. Located in

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Erbalunga estudio Combines Old And New For The Design Of Le Crêpe da Pía

July 26, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Ivan Casal Nieto   Erbalunga estudio have designed Le Crêpe da Pía, a creperie in Tui, Spain, that combines original old stone and new, contemporary design elements.   Photography by Ivan Casal Nieto Located within the old medieval part of the city, the stonework from that time has been left untouched, while a […]

Benni Allan gives his old school a facelift for just £1,000

July 25, 2018 Amy Frearson 0

Architect Benni Allan has used colourfully painted panels to create an all-new facade for his former school in Alicante, Spain, on a very meagre budget. The London-based Estudio B founder sourced corrugated bitumen panels and painted them in varying shades of red and pink, to create a new exterior for the 30-year-old prefabricated building where the

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Foster + Partners unveils plans for Madrid office with diamond-shaped facade

July 12, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Foster + Partners has unveiled plans to turn a 1970s building in Madrid, Spain, into offices, which will feature a diamond-patterned exterior and a rooftop terrace. The four-storey building, which will be named Axis Madrid, is situated at one of the city’s key intersections, perched between the main north-south artery, Paseo de la Castellana, and Génova

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Save the Children’s Madrid headquarters designed to promote “emotional attachment”

July 9, 2018 Alyn Griffiths 0

Madrid-based Elii used unusual materials, plants and bright colours to give the interiors of this headquarters and childcare facility in Madrid a sense of personality to encourage users to interact with it affectionately. The studio, headed by Uriel Fogué Herreros, Eva Gil Lopesino and Carlos Palacios Rodriguez, was selected from an invited competition to oversee the

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