a former cement factory is now the ... - design is to share

a former cement factory is now the ... - design is to share

Jan 26, 2011 Overall, The Cement Factory is a building with unique design and architectural elements; a lofty interior full of style. A mixture of textures and forms, materials and impressions; the enormous spaces, the large arched windows and the stunning quality of natural light throughout the day makes it a unique place to live in and work in

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this architect's 45-year epic transformation of an old

this architect's 45-year epic transformation of an old

Mar 01, 2017 It may have taken 45 years to turn this industrial monstrosity into a beautiful home, but for Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill, the process has been a true labour of love. He came across the crumbling World War I-era cement factory in the 1970s and immediately saw its potential. Now, it has been transformed into a truly grand design

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ricardo bofill's dusky pink cement factory - ignant

ricardo bofill's dusky pink cement factory - ignant

Mar 23, 2018 The architectural practice of Ricardo Bofill weaves spatial design with urban planning in colorful, Escher-esque structures. His most exciting project perhaps remains that of his home and office, a converted cement factory in Barcelona. Bofill

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cement - designing buildings wiki

cement - designing buildings wiki

Cement - Designing Buildings Wiki - Share your construction industry knowledge. Cement is a substance used for binding and hardening other materials. Water and cement set and harden through a chemical reaction known as 'hydration'. The process of hardening is described as 'curing', which requires particular conditions of temperature and humidity

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architect ricardo bofill turned an old cement factory into

architect ricardo bofill turned an old cement factory into

May 13, 2020 This is probably the most spectacular architectural project youve seen in a while. An old cement factory located outside of Barcelona was purchased by Ricardo and his team and transformed into a luscious living and working space.. The cement factory dates back to the early industrialization period of Catalonia and then served as a repair shop during the World War I

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cement factory by ricardo bofill inhabitat green

cement factory by ricardo bofill inhabitat green

Jan 17, 2014 Simply dubbed the Cement Factory, the complex hosts Bofills architectural offices, archives, a model laboratory, exhibition space, his personal apartment, guest

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la fabrica, abandoned factory turned architect's dream

la fabrica, abandoned factory turned architect's dream

Feb 28, 2017 In 1973, architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory outside of Barcelona. This discovery would change his life, as the factory, known as La Fabrica, became the center of his professional and domestic life.Over the years, the space has undergone a continual transformation that both respects its legacy and quietly transforms it

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la fabrica - ricardo bofill's time capsule factory renovation

la fabrica - ricardo bofill's time capsule factory renovation

Feb 26, 2017 la fabrica is a 3,100 m2 cement factory located near barcelona, spain, which serves as the unique backdrop to local architect ricardo bofills studio and home. the factory, which was first

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cement | tag | archdaily

cement | tag | archdaily

Mar 04, 2018 However, as architects, and the public alike, sharpen their focus on the causes and effects of climate change, the environmental damage caused by cement has become a subject of unease

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incredible cement factory conversion in barcelona [30 pics

incredible cement factory conversion in barcelona [30 pics

Apr 04, 2011 Photograph by Ricardo Bofill. The cement factory conversion by Ricardo Bofill in Barcelona, Spain is one of the most interesting the Sifter has seen to date. With over 30 silos, multiple buildings and towering ceilings throughout, the space is incredibly raw and presents countless design

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crowdfunding campaign to recover the former asland cement

crowdfunding campaign to recover the former asland cement

Jun 22, 2021 Created by a team with experience in Performing Arts, Architecture, Design, and Cultural Management, La Kacharrera is located in one of the industrial buildings of the old cement factory. It consists of a warehouse of materials inventoried for reuse and a workshop staffed by professionals who develop work and courses in carpentry

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1. prize for the jingyu xingfa cement factory | hpp

1. prize for the jingyu xingfa cement factory | hpp

May 26, 2020 Working with the Beijing Institute of Architecture Design (BIAD), HPP impressed the jury with its draft concept for revitalising the Jingyu Xingfa Cement Factory in Beijing and was awarded 1st prize in the competition. On behalf of the Beijing Xingfa Cement Co. Ltd., a new element of the Huairou Science City is to be created on the site of the

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sweden faces "very serious" economic impacts as

sweden faces

Jul 16, 2021 Cement production is responsible for an estimated eight per cent of global carbon emissions. The Slite plant has been earmarked for conversion into an experimental carbon-neutral factory by 2030 but parent company HeidelbergCement told Dezeen the court ruling could impact the timetable of the project

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loft architects - albpastrim office transforms a silo with

loft architects - albpastrim office transforms a silo with

Our design task was to transform a silo with prefabricated reinforced concrete elements in the main offices and warehouse of Albpastrim. The shed was divided into two floors of 100 mqs each and the rest, which had the height of two floors served as a warehouse. The task given to us by the clients

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facade cladding | facades | archello

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a former cement factory - architecture art designs

a former cement factory - architecture art designs

In 1973 Ricardo Bofill found a disused cement factory, an industrial complex from the turn of the century consisting of over 30 silos, subterranean galleries and huge machine rooms, and he decided to transform it into the head office of Taller de

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ricardo bofill and la fa;brica: studio in a former cement

ricardo bofill and la fa;brica: studio in a former cement

Oct 06, 2015 In 1973 Ricardo Bofill found an abandoned cement factory near Barcelona, and, with his characteristic visionary outlook, decided to convert it into his architecture studio. La Fbrica now contains a big studio as well as Ricardo Bofills home, and is the perfect expression of the Spanish architects idea of architectural

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architect turns old cement factory into incredible

architect turns old cement factory into incredible

Mar 05, 2017 When Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory in 1973, he saw opportunity in the ruins. Bofill bought the early twentieth-century compound and

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inside ricardo bofills muse and fortress cement factory

inside ricardo bofills muse and fortress cement factory

Inside Ricardo Bofills Muse and Fortress Cement Factory. An architectural project that has lasted for nearly half a century, La Fabrica is a masterpiece of converted industrial design that continues to astonish to this day. In 1973, during the dying days of Francos dictatorship that compelled Spain to a conservatism of the mind and

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spanish architect ricardo bofill transforms old cement

spanish architect ricardo bofill transforms old cement

In 1973, Ricardo Bofill and his team came upon a Cement Factory, just outside Barcelona, which seemed to be in a fairly good condition. The factory dates back to the industrialization period of Catatonia in the 19th century. According to the architect, the factory was built incrementally, with new parts added, over time, whenever needed

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barcelona decor - ricardo bofill architecture

barcelona decor - ricardo bofill architecture

Jan 14, 2013 1 of 10. In the early 1970s, an abandoned cement factory on the western fringe of Barcelona stood as a crumbling relic of Spain's industrial past. Where some people would have been daunted or deterred by the vast and derelict site, the architect Ricardo Bofill was inspired. He envisioned it as the dramatic setting for his home and offices

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