Unification of the entrances to the Banc Sabadell tower block on Barcelona’s Diagonal
In one corner of this great space, we lay out the main entrance to the tower block.
At the corner of the floor plan there is a triangle. The space is black but full of life, veined with colour.
One side of the triangle marks the border, the point of control. Another, annexed to it, offers an unusual view, slightly raised above the rest. more »
Josep Lluís Mateo will be giving a talk at ARKIMEET, a platform to bring together architects, taking place on 7 and 8 October in Istanbul (Turkey). Under the heading “Architects meet in Istanbul”, this event is an important meeting point in the east for national and international architects.
A personal guide is not scientific; it’s about sharing information and experiences. My training as an architect was closely related with discovering my city. Buildings under construction (in the far-off fifties), a great mass of stone near where I lived (that was Gaudí’s La Pedrera), forms, masses, constructions that impressed me then and still do, and that perhaps will impress someone experiencing them for the first time. more »
Tomorrow 18 July, Josep Lluís Mateo will be giving a talk with the title “Materialisierungen”. The event is organized by the Schweizer Baumuster-Centrale in Zürich and will take place at 6 p.m. local time.
Last Monday 17 June, Josep Lluís Mateo was giving a talk entitled “Place, Time and Material. Recent work. 2010-2013” in the context of the 2013 Lecture Series organized by the IE Master in Architectural Design, more »