Intervention and valuing of buildings with history. REC house by Guallart Architects

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Design team
Elisabet Fabrega, Honorata Grzesikowska, Vicente Guallart, Firas Safieddine.
Igualada, Barcelona, Spain.

Vicente Guallart

Vicente Guallart (b. Valencia 1963) chief architect of the city of Barcelona and general director of Urban Habitat since 2011-2015. Guallart have been founder of Guallart Architects (1993) and of IAAC (Institute of Advanced Architecture in Catalunya) (2001). 

His most relevant and recent projects includes, among others, Sociópolis in Valencia: an innovative housing project for urban and environmental development with projects by international architects; Sharing Bloks in Gandía: a residence for students, the first in Spain where the dynamical relation between private and shared areas can generate a continuous re-configuration and extension of the spaces to live; Fugee Port and Keelung Port in Taiwan. He is author of Geologics (Actar), and co-author of the Metapolis dictionary of Advanced Architecture and Hypercatalonia.
JUNG 2023



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