House in El Cabanyal by David Estal Herrero

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David Estal Herrero (Valencia, 1979). Freelance Architect since 2006, with a building-city works mixup. That not only means building, refurbishment, but also public space, mobility and citizen participation.

He has headed collective actions as l’Ambaixada, Desayuno con Viandantes, la CIV, Aula Ciutat and La Ciutat Construïda. He has worked on different urban proposals for València among others municipalities as la Via Verda, La Pepri Cabanyal, A la Redor del Mercat Central, Pla d’Anticipació de Castellar-L’Olivar, PMUS of València, Ontinyent or Utiel and very recently, Study of Public Space Improvement of Sant, Benicarló-Vinarós, Mislata and Picanya-Paiporta-Benetusser DUSI strategies and Nazaret Participatory Integrated Strategy. In this neighbourhood, Nazaret, he has also coordinated and run the phase one’s works for Parque de Desembocadura for València City Council and Port Authority.

On the other hand, working on “Cabanyal Mas a l’Obra” he gives himself to El Cabanyal neighbourhood refurbishment, he (re)builds single-family houses or residential buildings, reinterpreting the traditional typologies, plus the Ancient Slaughterhouse, a future Interpretation Centre. Lastly, among other writings, “Urbanisme contradit, Ciutat compartida” highlights as his last book by Pruna Publisher.






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