OliverasBoixArquitectos participates in the cycle of conferences organized by the Department of Architectural Projects of the Barcelona School of Architecture, with a talk to the 2nd year students. The conference, which takes the title "Starting on the roof", will focus on the intervention on existing buildings through 3 cases: Alchemika, the Montbau Library and the Ateneu de Fabricació de Gràcia.
Alchemika facilities complex is part of the exhibition Import WB _Export BCN. Re-activate the city. It will be on display from October 18thtill November 18th at ULB - Faculty of architecture La Cambre-Horta, Brussels.
Curated by Nicola Regusci and Xavier Bustos, this exhibition takes place within the framework of Cities Connection Project (CCP), which was created with the desire to establish a cultural connection between two European cities with an important architectural and cultural tradition. The cities of Zurich, Mendrisio, Geneva and Lausanne were involved in the previous editions. This edition between Wallonia-Brussels and Barcelona is centered on the re-use of existing spaces, the mixed use and the reconstruction of the city.
The Alchemika facility complex is part of the exhibition Mixed Use, Mixed Time, Mixed People that the AMB and the IaaC present at the Mercè Sala de TMB Space. The exhibition, that participated in the first edition of the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, presents a selection of 6 hybrid equipments of the Barcelona metropolitan area. It can be visited until the end of June.
Barcelona Metropolitan Area and the IAAC exhibit together Mixed Use, Mixed Time, Mixed People within the central expo ‘Imminent Commons’ at the first Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism from September 1st to November 5th.
The “Mixed Use, Mixed Time, Mixed People” exhibition focuses on the potential of Barcelona’s hybrid public equipments acting as urban attraction poles and intergenerational meeting points.
Alchemika Facilities Complex, a work of OliverasBoixArchitects is one of the six chosen buildings located in the metropolitan area of Barcelona.
The Enlargement and renovation of Montbau Library, work of OliverasBoixArchitects, published on Detail.de.
The Enlargement and renovation of Montbau Library, work of OliverasBoixArchitects, published on Metalocus magazine.
The Enlargement and renovation of Montbau Library and the Alchemika facilities building, work of OliverasBoixArchitects, published on Archdaily, most visited architecture web.
The Enlargement and renovation of Montbau Library, work of OliverasBoixArchitects, has been mentioned in the 2nd edition of the Barcelona Architecture Exhibition, organized by COAC, the Catalan Architects Association. The work has been the only mention awarded by the jury in the category of Rehabilitation. The jury has been consisted of Mario Corea, Imma Jansana, Octavi Mestres, Carme Pinós, Jordi Rogent, Manuel Ruisánchez, Jaume Bernada y Maria Clara Riera.
Alchemika facilities complex, work of OliverasBoixArchitects, published on DOMUS.
The enlargement and renovation of the Montbau Library, has been selected in the XIII edition of the Catalunya Construcció Awards. The jury has been consisted of Maria Àngels Sánchez, Enric Batlle, Susana Pavón, Montserrat Bosch, Xavier Font, Celestí Ventura and Jordi Gosalves.
The enlargement and renovation of the Montbau Library, has been selected in the 58th edition of the FAD Architecture Awards. The jury has been consisted of Moisés Gallego, Patricia Barbas, Eduardo de Miguel, Maite Prats, Rosa Remolà and Julia Schulz-Dornburg.
The enlargement and renovation of the Montbau Library and the Alchemika Facilities Complex, work of Oliveras Bpox Architects, have been selected in the 13th edition of the Spanish Architecture and Urbanism Biennial.
The renovation of Montbau Library (Barcelona), work from Oliveras Boix Architects, published in HIC architecture and design blog.
Journalist Llàtzer Moix writes an article about the renovation of Library Montbau titled Nueva vida en Montbau in the architectural review section of La Vanguardia.
The renovation of an apartment in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona), work from Oliveras Boix Architects is published on HIC architecture and design blog.
Students from the Olot School of Arts and Design visit the set of facilities in the Old Alchemika Factory.
The Alchemika Facilities Complex, work from Oliveras Boix Architects, has been selected to participate in the 1st Barcelona Architecture Exhibition, organized by COAC.
Students from the Master Architecture and Sustainability UPC visit the set of facilities in the Old Alchemika Factory.
The Alchemika facilities complex, work from Oliveras Boix Architects is published in HIC architecture and design blog.
In the Architecture section of El País, Xavier Monteys, writes La consciència de l'espai (Spatial Awareness) a review of the new Caterina Albert public library in Camp de l'Arpa and the adjoining Alchemika public amenities complex, works from OliverasBoixArquitectes.
OliverasBoixArquitectes win the BASF Architecture Prize with the project of teh Old Alchemika Factory civic facilities complex. The competition, organised by BASF with the collaboration of COAC, recognises projects of the last 5 years that have used a BASF product or solution.
The jury, consisting of Enric Mir, Gerald Wadel, Manuel Ruisánchez, as well as Carmen Moral and Andreas Moser, architects from BASF Spain, particularly noted, “the intelligent urban interaction of a complex and diverse social programme brought about by the rehabilitation of existing buildings and the construction of new ones to create high-quality architecture and spaces that respect the historical memory of the old site.”
Opening of the Caterina Albert public library in the Alchemika complex of public amenities. Construction of the new multipurpose building began in September 2009. The library has 2,800 m2 and is the first in Barcelona with a self-service borrowing system.
Students from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning’s ETSAB course Walk Barcelona visit the set of facilities in the Old Alchemika Factory.
The new public medical centre in Reus opens. The facility is part of the multifunctional building that also houses the Baix Camp County Archive (Arxiu Comarcal del Baix Camp) and a residence for the elderly with a day centre.
The proposal from the team headed by OliverasBoixArquitectes for Gate 14 –Torre Baró is awarded a mention.
Journalist Llàtzer Moix writes an article about the Alchemika complex of public facilities titled Tras el muro de Mitjans in the architectural review section of La Vanguardia.
The team led by OliverasBoixArquitectes is selected to participate in the 2nd stage of the Collserola Gates closed competition organised by Barcelona City Council - BIMSA (Gate 14 – Torre Baró).
OliverasBoixArquitectes show the Baix Camp County Archive (Arxiu Comarcal del Baix Camp) at the XIII Buenos Aires International Biennial of Architecture along with other winners from the AJAC Young Catalan Architects Awards.
On May 31 at 18:30 pm, at the offices of COAC Manresa, OliverasBoixArquitectes, along with other winners from the 7th AJAC Awards, present their professional "Inexperience" as young architects.
OliverasBoixArquitectes take part in the Barcelona Directions exhibition presenting the Alchemika set of facilities. On display at DHUB Barcelona from 22 February until 27 March 2011, the exhibition includes a selection of the major projects undertaken in recent years in the city.
Between October 14 and December 15 the exhibitionof the 7th AJAC Awards can be visited on the mezzanine floor of the COAC building in Plaza Nova, Barcelona. OliverasBoixArquitectes is represented by the Baix Camp County Archive (Arxiu Comarcal del Baix Camp), which won in the Built Works category.
OliverasBoixArquitectes win the Young Architects Award in the 7th AJAC Awards 2010 in the Built Works category with the Baix Camp County Archive (Arxiu Comarcal del Baix Camp).