After obtaining the planning permit, construction work has started on Casa Witiza, a complete refurbishment of a single family house in Madrid located in the historical Colonia Tercio Terol.
The refurbishment is due to be completed in September 2019.
"A new building for the Nationalgalerie" (Ein Neubau für die Nationalgalerie, ISBN 978-3-7356-0430-9) is now available in German and English published by Kerber Verlag. More information here.
Beatriz Alés Atelier wins 2nd prize in an open competition for the refurbishment of Plaza de la Vaguada in Madrid. A specialized jury selected two proposals and the citizenship of Madrid was invited to vote which project will be built.
On the occasion of the second centenary of the Barcelona Architecture School ETSAB-UPC, the university has organized the exhibition Ciutat-Escola, which shows 260 diplomas that were developed in the city of Barcelona. The project Centralize to connect: urban mixed use development is part of it. The exhibition can be visited at the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya until 24th September 2017.
El País published the article Barcelona, ciudad imaginaria: La Escola de Arquitectura expone los mejores proyectos de fin de carrera de los últimos 50 años [es] about it.
The 40 participant designs of the competition Museum of the 20th Century will be exhibited from 18. November 2016 to 8. Januar 2017 in the Kulturforum, Berlin (DE).
Tue, Wed 10–18 H
Do, Fr 10–20 H
Sat, Sun 11–18 H
10785 Berlin (DE)
Magazine Disseny CV has also published an article regarding our entry "El Berlín posible: así hubiera lucido el museo de arte proyectado por Beatriz Alés y Elena Zaera" [es].
Centralize to connect: urban mixed use development has been published in HIC arquitectura.
The article can be found here [es].
Our project for a new school complex for 350 students in Zürich-Albisrieden is exhibited together with the other participants from 6 to 17. Juli 2016.
The brief of the competition Neubau Schulanlage Freilager involved the construction of a primary school with 18 classrooms, a swimming pool, a double sports center and a new green corridor, which will be part of the urban open space concept Letzi.
Ausstellungsraum Amt für Hochbauten
Untergeschoss Hallenbad Oerlikon
The international congress Architecture: Change of Climate, which runs from 29 June to 1 July 2016, includes the awards ceremony of the competition Premio Otis, organised by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad in 2015. The project A quarter of a house but an entire neighborhood was awarded with the second prize.
The project Centralize to connect: urban mixed use development is shown in the VII Muestra de Proyectos Final de Carrera, within the framework of the XIII Bienal Española de Arquitectura y Urbanismo [BEAU]. The exhibition can be visited until the end of summer.
Sala Arquerías Nuevos Ministerios
Paseo de la Castellana, 67
28046 Madrid (ES)
Maria Molina interviewed Beatriz Alés and Elena Zaera in Radio Cadena Ser Castellón in relation to the competition Museum of the 20th century in Berlin.
From 26 February to 13 March 2016, the Kulturforum will be hosting an exhibition displaying the ten winning concepts for the Museum of the 20th century in Berlin, alongside proposals submitted by the 450 remaining entrants.
The architects behind the winning plans will remain anonymous until the next stage of the competition is completed.
10785 Berlin (DE)
The results of the competition Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts und seine städtebauliche Einbindung have been published in several German media on the days after the public announcement. Here you can find a selection:
Schaut auf diesen Platz — Die Welt 12.02.16 [de]
Seizing the Historic Opportunity — SMB 12.02.16 [en]
Museum der Moderne — Berliner Morgenpost 12.02.16 [de]
Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts — Deutschlandfunk 12.02.16
Museum der Moderne — Deutschlandradio 12.02.16 [de]
Riegel und Quader — Süddeutsche Zeitung 12.02.16 [de]
Demut statt Krone — Baunetz 15.02.16 [de]
Im Zweifelsfall lustig — Hochparterre 17.02.16 [de]
Verlust der Mitte — Neue Zürcher Zeitung 03.03.16 [de]
We are proud to announce that the team Beatriz Alés + Elena Zaera is one of the ten prize-winning teams in the ideas competition to design a new museum for 20th century art in Berlin. The second stage of the competition will take place during summer 2016 and we are invited to participate.
The press release of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation with the 42 participants of this second stage can be found here [de].
La masa desnuda was awarded with the second prize on the competition CevisamaLab. The project rethinks how a collective restroom should be and plans its approach regardless of the materials.
The project will be exhibited from 9 to 13 February in a satellite exhibition, within Cevisama, where the award ceremony will also take place.
In the framework of the Nit de l'Art 2013, the project Ferran el Catòlic will be exhibited together with other participants of the competition Racons Públics in the Architects' Association CTAC. The exhibition will remain open until July.
Col·legi Territorial d'Arquitectes de Castelló
Calle Enseñanza 4
12001 Castelló (ES)
Under the name "Cristal, pez, bruto, ave", the proposal to design a center for urban activities in Coimbra has been awarded with an honourable mention on the ideas competition XXIII Concurso Nacional Pladur.
The project Ferran el Catòlic has been awarded with the first prize on the competition Racons Públics. The proposal makes a deep analyse on the current urban and legal situation of this cul-de-sac and proposes a subtle solution to use it again as a proper public space.
El Periódico Mediterráneo has published an article [es] about it.