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Headquarters of the University of Ribera del Berbés . Vigo

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abalo alonso arquitectos . fotos: © Santos Diez / Bisimages

The main campus of the University of Vigo is 10km from the urban center, and with the purpose of expanding its activity, the institution decided to refurbish three buildings in the city.
A wood volume rests on the stone supports, which are the only existing remains, preserving part of the facades and dividing walls of the old constructions. The wood box is entirely wooden, structure and construction included, but with industrialized systems that optimize the use of the material and its performance over time. The project is inspired by traditional shipbuilding, incorporating the latest R&D advances, as corresponds to the building´s use. Continue reading abalo alonso

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A Baiuca Kindergarten . LA ESTRADA

abalo alonso arquitectos . fotos: © Héctor Santos-Díez

The new kindergarten is situated on the edge of the urban center, where the town and the countryside come together. In a place where the industrial past is still present in the collective memory, and where some old facilities remain. A series of volumes, almost elementary, are connected as if they were the wood houses in a nearby “rueiro” evoking the woodworking tradition of the area. Continue reading abalo alonso