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Madrid: Architectural Guide

Irene Valle Robles and Juan Valle Robles

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 176 pp. 280 images

  • Publisher: Dom publishers

  • Date Published: Jun 2017

  • Stock Code: 89539

  • ISBN: 9783869223988

  • Binding: Paperback

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The Gran Vía Project, an ambitious operation that spanned four decades, was undoubtedly one of the biggest urban operations ever undertaken in Madrid. It began at the same time as the Haussmann urban renewal plan for Paris, and had an enormous social, economic and cultural impact on the city. The completion of works on the Gran Vía around 1930 marked the start of Madrid’s transition from an old historic city to a modern metropolis.

This Architecture Guide looks at some of the most important projects in Madrid since that point, including several which have been built in recent years. The 150 projects in this guide are arranged in nine routes through the 21 districts that comprise the Madrid municipality. Most of them can be viewed from the outside and entered, visited by appointment or are open to the public during the Madrid Architecture Week held every October, when guided tours of the city’s most interesting buildings are available.

About the Author

Irene Valle Robles

Irene Valle Robles, Madrid, born in 1985. Graduated in Architecture in 2013, Universidad Europea de Madrid, she went to the École Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris on an annual academic exchange programme. Her interest in rehabilitation enabled her to collaborate with the Department of Urban Renewal Strategy of the Madrid City Council on the Executive Summary of the Master Plan for Intervention on the Gran Vía. She has also worked at the Architects Association of Madrid as an assistant architect for the management and preservation of its buildings.

Juan Valle Robles

Juan Valle Robles, Madrid, born in 1979. Dr. Architect, Universidad Europea de Madrid. Graduated in 2005 and PhD in 2013 with an outstanding grade in his thesis Global City. Metropolitan sustainability: cities in the Persian Gulf. His professional career as an architect and project manager has developed in an international context. His lines of research focus on the sustainable future of cities in the Middle East. In 2014 and 2015 he collaborated as an expert with the United Nations at the Sustainable Latin American Cities Conferences, in Lima and Mexico DF.

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