Architectural Inspirations

PARQUE

Gijón Science and Technology Park Scientific Marries Innovation and Design

By Spain for Design / October 18, 2021 /

The Gijón Scientific and Technological Park (Parque Científico Tecnológico de Gijón) is an industrial park in the enclave of Cabueñes in Gijon, a city in the north of Spain. Managed by the municipality, Gijón Impulsa, the objective of the development is to provide space and services to support new science and technology companies and, in turn,…

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CM4 Architecture Dental Clinic in Seville

CM4 Architecture Embraces the Curvilinear Form for Dental Clinic in Seville

By Spain for Design / August 30, 2021 /

The warm embrace and tranquility of the curvilinear form is the basis for the design concept of the Vilches dental clinic in Seville. Designed by Seville-based architecture and interior design studio CM4 Architecture, the brief was to transform the 170 m2 premises of a financial institution into an enveloping aesthetic with an interior design that generates…

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Granada-Parador

Inspiration: Courtyard of the Parador Granada

By Spain for Design / June 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Inspiration: Courtyard of the Parador Granada

My two-night stay in July 2017 at the Parador of Granada was one of my best family vacations. It is one of the best known and most popular of the paradors. A 14th-century Moorish palace later converted to a Franciscan convent, the style of the architecture, decor, lighting, and art reflect the two heritages. One of my…

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Inspiration: Taberna Ángel Sierra Chueca, Madrid

By Spain for Design / May 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Inspiration: Taberna Ángel Sierra Chueca, Madrid

The iconic Taberna Ángel Sierra in the Chueca neighbourhood of Madrid.

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MONTENUNO-HQ

MonteNuño Residential Complex, Oviedo, Spain

By Spain for Design / March 15, 2021 / Comments Off on MonteNuño Residential Complex, Oviedo, Spain

Asturias-based photographer Érika Anes shot these images of the spectacular MonteNuño residential complex in Oviedo, Asturias exclusively for Spain for Design. Completed in 2010, the MonteNuño was a collaborative project. Renowned Spanish architect Salvador Pérez Arroyo, head of the architecture office responsible for this urban development, worked with lead architect Pablo González-Bootello who, at the…

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Vignette in the Ethnological Museum in old town of Oliva, Spain

Inspiration: Ethnological Museum, Oliva, Spain

By Spain for Design / February 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Inspiration: Ethnological Museum, Oliva, Spain
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Balcony in Oliva Old Town

Balcony in Oliva Old Town, Valencia

By Spain for Design / September 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Balcony in Oliva Old Town, Valencia
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Erika Anes Calatrava

Congress Center in Oviedo, Spain by Santiago Calatrava

By Spain for Design / July 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Congress Center in Oviedo, Spain by Santiago Calatrava
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Asturias for Architecture

By Spain for Design / July 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Asturias for Architecture

Asturias has no shortage of architecturally significant buildings and monuments, including the most complete collection of late medieval architecture in Western Europe. Dating from the ninth and early tenth centuries, they are unparalleled for their quality and preservation in their original state. Asturias is known for pre-Romanesque architecture, six of which have UNESCO World Heritage status, one…

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Oliva, Spain

Oliva Old Town, Valencia

By Spain for Design / April 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Oliva Old Town, Valencia

Memories of July 2019.

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Carved wooden door in Oliva, Valencia, Spain

Oliva Old Town, Valencia

By Spain for Design / April 1, 2020 / Comments Off on Oliva Old Town, Valencia
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Oliva Old Town, Valencia

By Spain for Design / March 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Oliva Old Town, Valencia

Spanish Doors

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