Monastery of San Juan . Burgos

ALCOLEA + TÁRRAGO . JEREZ ARQUITECTOS . renders: © Carlos Iraburu

The proposal for the Monastery of San Juan and its extension, that provides it with some renewed uses as Marceliano Santa María Museum and other activities, proposes to point out the value of its architectural characteristics, returning it to a consolidated and unit material state to the exterior and the interior, as well as clarifying its circulations and accesses. After that, the uses will be restored, trying not to distort its original essence but, on the contrary, fostering its atmosphere and getting an exhibiting space with the contemporary performance that it deserves. Continue reading ALCOLEA + TÁRRAGO . JEREZ


Alcolea + Tárrago . Ercilla . Lecumberri & Cidoncha

University Headquarters and Auditorium . Málaga

Alcolea + Tárrago . Roberto Ercilla . Lecumberri & Cidoncha . photos: © Javier Callejas . + AV

The Government Building is located at the Teatinos campus, west of the city of Málaga in Spain. It hosts the presidency of the University among several other administrative and representative services, which were scattered throughout the city until now. The project also includes an additional 800-seat Auditorium –the largest in the city of Málaga–; a botanical garden; and an outside theatre. All aiming to create a new center on a brand-new University campus. The project seeks to be essential in its figuration, pointing to elemental architecture types, and with a timeless and abstract expression. The two volumes define a very representative character while establishing a conversation in a densely vegetated park. Both volumes are mostly built with a single material –local white marble–, with minimum industrial processing and energy usage and following a strict modulation, to minimize cutouts and waste, which are then fully reutilized in different parts of the building. Continue reading Alcolea + Tárrago . Ercilla . Lecumberri & Cidoncha


alcolea+tárrago . Ercilla . Jerez . Piedra

Regional Archive and Cultural Center . Burgos

alcolea+tárrago arquitectos . Roberto Ercilla . Jerez arquitectos . Piedra arquitectos . renders: © JAM images

The restoration of the Hospital Concepción in Burgos brings back the original architectural qualities of this 16th and 17th century building, which has received many fragmented and not cohesive interventions during the past centuries. Continue reading alcolea+tárrago . Ercilla . Jerez . Piedra