La Lleialtat Santsenca Civic Centre - Harquitectes

Lleialtat Santsenca Civic Centre in Barcelona, Spain.

This project had three starting points: an understanding of the historic value of Lleialtat Santsenca (1928), an old working class cooperative in the Sants district; detailed knowing about the building’s (physical) state in order to maintain as much material as possible; and sensitivity to the collaborative process involved in the building’s recovery, launched in 2009 by neighbourhood…

House in Ullastret (Girona), Spain | Harquitectes

House in Ullastret (Girona), Spain.

The stone wall that marked the boundaries of the property ran around the whole site, and passers-by could only see the treetops. Although the materiality and the irregularity of the wall geometry gave it a particular character and presence, the planning regulations now in force obliged the street to be widened, making it impossible to preserve the…