‘Sala Beckett’ renovation of a theatrical space in Barcelona, by Flores y Prats

The project competition, which was won in 2011, led to years of research and design for the renovation and expansion of the existing spaces within the 1920’s original building. A unique project by Spanish architects Flores y Prats, photographed by Adrià Goula.

 

'Sala Beckett' Theatre Space by Flores y Prats © Photographs by Adrià Goula

‘Sala Beckett’ Theatre Space by Flores y Prats © Photographs by Adrià Goula

 

Barcelona-based architects Flores y Prats are the authors behind the impressive and comprehensive renovation project of ‘Sala Beckett‘, a theatre and drama space in Barcelona, located inside a 1920’s building. The architects’ aim was to maintain the building’s spatial design and decoration, preserving the unique qualities of a historical building, while proposing new usable, contemporary spaces for the ‘Obrador Internacional de Dramatùrgia’ who will be using the premises.  (more…)

Irisarri+Piñera public offices for Property Registration in Vigo

This new public office building, winner of the XIII Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial looks for balance in a single building organization while keeping the clustered feeling of the heritage buildings.

 

Property Registration Building in Vigo, Irisarri+Piñera © Hector Santos Díez

Property Registration Building in Vigo, Irisarri+Piñera © Hector Santos Díez

 

The project is the renewal of four pre-existing buildings, interlacing three types of interventions; rehabilitation, restructuring for new uses, and the partial replacement, selecting the items of value and traces of the existing architecture.

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