Cooperative housing with flexible typology. "La Chalmeta" by Pau Vidal and Vivas Arquitectos

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Proyect team
Project leader.- Lídia Martín Santolaria.
Sònia Hernández (Arquitectura Sana), Geeni SL, Eletresjota Tècnics Associats, S.L.P., Xavier Falguera, Antoni Giménez, Bernat Pedro.
Llar Jove Marina Prat Vermell S.C.C.L.
3.392 sqm.
€ 3,184,860.
Competition 2017, Project 2017-2019, Work 2019.
Carrer Ulldecona, núm. 26-28, Barcelona, Spain.

César Vivas Millaruelo, Cristian Vivas Millaruelo. Vivas Arquitectos

Vivas Arquitectos is an office established in 2006 by César Vivas Millaruelo and Cristian Vivas Millaruelo with its headquarters in Barcelona focused on urbanism, landscape, architecture and design fields with assignments in both public and private sectors.
Cristian Vivas was born in Barcelona in 1978. Graduated from the ETSAV, Escuela Superior de Arquitectura del Valles, Barcelona in 2004. Has collaborated at several architecture and landscape offices in Beijing, Dubai and Barcelona before developing his own work as Vivas Arquitectos.

César Vivas was born in Barcelona in 1975. Graduated from the ETSAB, Escuela Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona in 2002. He also studied at Universität Hannover,Architecktur&Landschaftarchitektur in Germany. Has collaborated at several architecture and landscape offices in Berlin and Barcelona before developing his own work as Vivas Arquitectos.

Vivas Arquitectos ranges from conceptualization of ideas and proposals to project implementation and development with the collaboration of technicians and consultants. With a creative, pragmatic and multidisciplinary approach, it works in many fields, from the territorial and urban scale to the architecture and design on small scale, using criteria that take into consideration at the same level formal, spatial and functional issues as well as economical, environmental and social aspects to ensure the sustainable development of the projects.


Pau Vidal

Pau Vidal (Barcelona 1977), graduated in Architecture from the Escola Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona and by the École Nacional Supérieure d’Architecture de Versailles.

Since 2003 he has developed his own work under different associations. His work has focused mainly on social housing and its commitments (political, economic, environmental and aesthetic), exploring the frictions and potentialities of the space between the individual and the collective.

His work has been published and exhibited on different occasions, such as at the Biennale di Venezia or the Accademia di architettura di Mendrisio and has received various awards and mentions, including the Premi Ciutat de Barcelona 2011 d'Arquitectura i Urbanisme.

He is currently professor of Final Degree Projects at BAU, Barcelona University Design Center.



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