Sala equis, rehabilitation of the oldest x cinema in Madrid by Plantea Estudio. Photograph © Alicia Macias
Sala Equis is a set of spaces collected in the structure of the old cinema Duque de Alba. The idea encompassed the traditional version of the cinema together with other activities around this main function.
Plantea has shaped this concept in Sala Equis. Where there was a room with an amphitheater for 300 people, with a small ambigu and an entrance through a passage under El Imparcial, there are now four different spaces.- a multifunctional gallery, a bar under the screen, a movie theater and an interstitial space in the entrance hall with benches and tables.
PLANTEA is a Madrid based practice established in 2008, to give continuity and consolidate the casual collaborations held by the team members since 2001. Over a period of eight years, the small practice started by Luis Gil and Lorenzo Gil, after years of experience working in Frechilla López-Peláez Arquitectos, has incorporated a number of architects and designers which support and enri...read more