Architects Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz started their professional careers in 1971, after graduating from Escuela Superior de Arquitectura in Madrid. In addition to the transformation of the Rijksmuseum, their most well-known projects include the new Atletico de Madrid Stadium, which will also be the new Olympic Stadium if the Madrid 2020 Olympic bid is successful (due for completion in 2016); the Spanish...read more
Offices for regional government of Andalusia by Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos. Photography © Pedro Pegenaute. Image courtesy of Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos
Cruz y Ortiz Architects has carried out the project that we are bringing today, an office building for the Ministry of Development and Housing that is located a few meters from Santa Justa Station, Sevilla, carried out by the same architects.
Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos´ project stands out for establishing opposing speeches that enrich the project: aligned to the street but without harming the neighboring buildings, occupying the whole of the plot but giving public space and trees to the city, a singular figure that instead is contained in the perimeter of the plot, opaque and transparent.