RECOGNITIONS

The emergence of new forms of settlements across extensive rural areas, distanced from city centres due to the migration of former urbanites, has modified neighbourhood relationships. Demands have thus arisen for new, public spaces for social interaction with the aim of bringing local services closer to their residents. Concretely, the intervention focuses on buildings that respond to their environment, moving away from official, crude architecture, and seeking a more friendly political expression, a space designed for social confluence.

The emergence of new forms of settlements across extensive rural areas, distanced from city centres due to the migration of former urbanites, has modified neighbourhood relationships. Demands have thus arisen for new, public spaces for social interaction with the aim of bringing local services closer to their residents. Concretely, the intervention focuses on buildings that respond to their environment, moving away from official, crude architecture, and seeking a more friendly political expression, a space designed for social confluence.

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LA CASILLA – SOCIAL CENTRE

The project is an example of architectural recycling where an old construction is refurbished and expanded to create a mixed building, Administrative Use and Seniors’ Centre. 

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ASCER

ASCER – Asociación Española de Fabricantes de Azulejos y Pavimentos Cerámicos

EXTENSIÓN ADMINISTRATIVA – LA NUCÍA

El desarrollo en áreas rurales extensivas de nuevas formas de asentamientos distanciados del centro debido a la migración de ex-urbanitas ha modificado las relaciones de vecindad.

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SEU UNIVERSITY OF LA NUCIA

Young Spanish architects CrystalZoo have designed an extension to the Seu University of La Nucia, an external site of the University of Alicante in La Nucia, Spain. The two-storey extension wraps around…

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SEU UNIVERSITY OF LA NUCIA

SEU University transforms its historical record before your very eyes. Sprouting out of the rich landscape of La Nucia, the building fruits itself in the variety of textures, forms, and the topology of space changing over time.

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IES RAFAL 

El IES Rafal es una excepción en un territorio ultrajado por tantos excesos desarrollistas. el conjunto forma un bastión contemporáneo que se defiende de la agresión exterior y que propone intramuros un paisaje alternativo…