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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

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alcolea+tárrago . Ercilla . Jerez Piedra

Regional Archive and Cultural Center . Burgos

alcolea+tárrago arquitectos . Roberto Ercilla . Jerez 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

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New University Library for UNED-Alzira . Valencia

alcolea+tárrago arquitectos . renders: © JAM images .

The project reinforces the original traces already in place, enhancing a dialogue between site, its history, and its future. The library is a delicate and silent building, which relates to the fabric of the historic buildings. It defines a conversation with the classic structures while providing a clear character and contemporary expression. Continue reading alcolea+tárrago