Posts Tagged: Baumeister

Traces of the Past: Renovation of the Old Church of Vilanova de la Barca by AleaOlea

[Originally published in Baumeister January 2020] Vilanova de la Barca is a small town located on the eastern bank of the Segre River, near the Catalan provincial capital of Lleida, Spain, that was founded in 1212 as a point from

Traces of the Past: Renovation of the Old Church of Vilanova de la Barca by AleaOlea

[Originally published in Baumeister January 2020] Vilanova de la Barca is a small town located on the eastern bank of the Segre River, near the Catalan provincial capital of Lleida, Spain, that was founded in 1212 as a point from

Dialectical Destinations: Two Solo Houses

[A version of this text was originally published in Baumeister December 2017] Contemporary architecture has become such an intrinsic component of mass-tourism over the last decades that a new building type has emerged: “touristic architecture”. Not to be confused with

Dialectical Destinations: Two Solo Houses

[A version of this text was originally published in Baumeister December 2017] Contemporary architecture has become such an intrinsic component of mass-tourism over the last decades that a new building type has emerged: “touristic architecture”. Not to be confused with

Disappearing Act: Empúries Visitor Reception Centre by Fuses-Viader Arquitectes

[Originally published in Baumeister 9/2017] As the place where Ancient Greeks first set foot on the Iberian peninsula, the archaeological ruins of Empúries —from the Greek “Emporion”, meaning “trading place”— are a heritage site of European significance. Founded by colonists

Disappearing Act: Empúries Visitor Reception Centre by Fuses-Viader Arquitectes

[Originally published in Baumeister 9/2017] As the place where Ancient Greeks first set foot on the Iberian peninsula, the archaeological ruins of Empúries —from the Greek “Emporion”, meaning “trading place”— are a heritage site of European significance. Founded by colonists

Earthy, Corpulent and Well-Structured: Mont-Ras Winery by Jorge Vidal and Victor Rahola

[Originally published in Baumeister, June 2017] The Costa Brava’s Empordà region has a long history of exporting wine. Empúries, an Ancient Greco-Roman “emporium”, became an important trading port for commodities such as wine and olive oil in part because the

Earthy, Corpulent and Well-Structured: Mont-Ras Winery by Jorge Vidal and Victor Rahola

[Originally published in Baumeister, June 2017] The Costa Brava’s Empordà region has a long history of exporting wine. Empúries, an Ancient Greco-Roman “emporium”, became an important trading port for commodities such as wine and olive oil in part because the