Old Market restoration for conservatory and language school in Melilla

Old Market restoration for conservatory and language school in Melilla

This work presents architecture as a strategy that mediates in social conflicts, rebuilding both the area and the relationships between its users.The closing of the Central Market in 2003, after 90 years of operation, left a completely abandoned area in the city.The architectural competition (2008) asked for three local educational centers to be relocated there:…

Public kindergarten in Vélez Rubio (Almería), Spain

https://www.archdaily.com/129662/kindergarten-8units-velez-rubio-losdeldesierto Text description provided by the architects. The aim of this project was to help the development of psychomotor, mental, and social abilities. At an early age and instinctively, children identify the pitched roof with the house, hence their drawings: the roof, the box and, last, the doors and windows. A nursery is but a…

School in Galisteo

School in Galisteo

Extremadura Government convoked a competition for the building of a school in the expanding area of Galisteo, a village of some 1,200 inhabitants in the Province of Caceres, with an outstanding Almohad wall that surrounds its historic core. The plot of land is situated on a low ridge next to a small group of industrial…