Posted in agosto 2012

Renovation of Convent de Sant Francesc – David Closes

Renovation of Convent de Sant Francesc – David Closes

http://inhabitat.com/modern-interventions-used-to-renovate-the-crumbling-sant-francesc-church-in-spain/

The Catalan town of Santpedor could have demolished its crumbling convent and church to make way for a new and improved cultural center, but instead they chose to preserve and upgrade the space. Catalan architect David Closes was hired to lead the renovation of the Sant Francesc Convent and preserve this historic legacy of the space. Using modern interventions and materials, Closes shores up the ruin with glass, concrete and steel walls, staircases, and ramps. Walking through the bright and airy renovated space is a bit like exploring an archeological dig

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WALSTROM HOUSE BY JOHN LAUTNER

WALSTROM HOUSE BY JOHN LAUTNER

John Lautner was a California based architect that built very inspiring public buildings and private residences. The Walstrom house was constructed in 1969 into the side of a hill in the Santa Monica mountains just outside of Los Angeles. My main interest in this home is of course the use of wood, but also the … Seguir leyendo