Exchanges between sculpture and architecture are always challenging and productive. The Berned House in Madrid, property of the sculptor Arturo Berned and designed by himself and his near collaborator, the…Continue reading
Madrid’s Architecture encompasses a wide array of styles from different periods, showcasing the city’s rich historical and cultural heritage. Known for its combination of traditional and modern architecture, the city features historic buildings such as the Royal Palace of Madrid and the Prado Museum, which represent Baroque and Neoclassical styles. Madrid’s architecture is also characterized by Art Nouveau and Art Deco influences, evident in structures like the Edificio Telefónica. In recent years, the city has welcomed modern and avant-garde buildings, such as the Barajas Airport Terminal and the Reina Sofia Museum expansion, illustrating Madrid’s ongoing architectural evolution.
In 1962, the esteemed Spanish architect Alejandro de la Sota brought to life the first steel-framed structure in Madrid: the innovative Maravillas School Gymnasium. Known as an advocate for the…Continue reading
The Princesa building, designed by Fernando Higueras and Antonio Miró, stands as a testament to their architectural vision and creativity. Completed in 1975, this magnificent structure has undergone a fascinating…Continue reading
Designed in 1960 by Fernando Higueras, the Spanish Cultural Heritage Institute in Madrid (Instituto del Patrimonio Cultural), also known as “La Corona de Espinas” ( The Crown of Thorns), is…Continue reading
The Royal Collections Museum in Madrid by Mansilla & Tuñón was built taking into account the classic structure of the Royal Palace and the modern concept of a descending museum….Continue reading
The City of Madrid reclaimed the banks of the Manzanares River by depressing a large segment of the inner ring road, the M-30, built in the 1970s and severing whole…Continue reading
The Hellscraper (“RascaInfiernos” in Spanish) is the famous Cave House located seven meters below ground designed in 1972 by Fernando Higueras to be his home. Nowadays the Fernando Higueras Foundation…Continue reading