Xanadú Architects: Ricardo Bofill Location: La Manzanera Alicante Area: 31000.0 sqm Year: 1971 Photographs: Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill

Gallery of AD Classics: Xanadú / Ricardo Bofill - 3

Ricardo Bofill - Xanadú One of many large experiments in housing conducted by Taller de Arquitectura, Xanadú is an experimental prototype that reflects on the team’s theory of a garden city in space.

Clásicos de Arquitectura: Castillo Kafka / Ricardo Bofill

Galería de Clásicos de Arquitectura: Castillo Kafka / Ricardo Bofill - 1

In Sant Pere de Ribes, outside Barcelona, is Bofill’s surrealist homage to Franz Kakfa, El Castillo Kafka

The Factory / Ricardo Bofill

Galería de The Factory / Ricardo Bofill - 11

Cement factory conversion Architect: Ricardo Bofill Program: Taller de Arquitectura (Offices & Residence) Location: Barcelona, Spain Total floor area: square meters sq ft) and gardens House area: 500 square meters sq ft) Date Completed: 1975

The Factory / Ricardo Bofill

Galeria de The Factory / Ricardo Bofill - 36

This one belongs to architect Ricardo Bofill’s and it serves as his Barcelona home and office. Bofill found the abandoned cement factory in 1973 and transformed it into a livable space but highlighting its the industrial and raw feel.

Xanadú Architects: Ricardo Bofill Location: La Manzanera Alicante Area: 31000.0 sqm Year: 1971 Photographs: Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill

Image 7 of 17 from gallery of AD Classics: Xanadú / Ricardo Bofill. Photograph by Ricardo Bofill

We’d like to thank Professor Besim Hakim for this interview and for his participation to the ISB’s Summer School in Neuroergonomics and sociogenesis that will be held in Artena (Rome), July 13th-20th 2014. Besim S. Hakim (FAICP, AIA) is a consultant in urban design and an independent scholar. He is Fellow at the American Institute of Certified …

We’d like to thank Professor Besim Hakim for this interview and for his participation to the ISB’s Summer School in Neuroergonomics and sociogenesis that will be held in Artena (Rome), July 13th-20th 2014. Besim S. Hakim (FAICP, AIA) is a consultant in urban design and an independent scholar. He is Fellow at the American Institute of Certified …


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