© Barozzi / Veiga

Headquarters Ribera del Duero // Barozzi / Veiga

Burgos, Spain

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The site, on the edge of the town, has been sculpted by both the city and the landscape.

© Barozzi / Veiga

© Barozzi / Veiga

The project interprets this situation, revealing the essential traces of the place in order to bring us to a closer understanding of its features.

© Barozzi / Veiga

© Barozzi / Veiga

Thereupon the building becomes a transitional element, with an awareness towards the re-composition of the small scales of the context, while at the same time, dialoguing with the horizon and the monumentality of the landscape through a towering element, a timeless monolith suspended over the plateau.

© Barozzi / Veiga

© Barozzi / Veiga

Through its materialization, with the use of local blocks of stone and the dissonant design of the openings, the project aims both to evoke the landscape through our senses and to open the area to a different spatial experience, placing the proposal in a radically contemporary realm..

© Barozzi / Veiga

© Barozzi / Veiga

© Elphick Proome Architecture

Elphick Proome Architecture Develop Durban Christian Centre

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© Bruno Helbling

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