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AV PROYECTOS 104

26th July, 2021

Our project of Rehabilitation of a Barn in Ojacastro is published in the magazine AV Proyectos 104 in the chapter «Stone Restored- Countryside Houses».

WAVe 21 CLOSURE

16th July, 2021

We closed our workshop «ON / OFF LANDMARKS. Detachable Geographies: Transfers between the City and the Territory »at the Workshop Architettura Venezia 2021 with the presentation of the results and projects carried out by the students in these three weeks of intense work.

SECOND PRIZE ES CASTELL RESIDENCE

29th June, 2021

Exciting news! MAAV win the SECOND PRIZE in the Competiton for the construction of a residence in the old Duque Crillon quarter in Es Castell, Menorca. With Jose C. Alanís. Congratulations to the rest of winners and finalists.

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WORKSHOP ARCHITETTURA VENEZIA 2021

27th June, 2021

MAAV will take part of the Workshop Architettura Venezia 2021. Adrián Martínez (MAAV), Javier Navarro and Pedro Mena will be the assistant professors of the team headed by Ph.D Ramón Pico Valimaña and Ph.D Ángel Martínez García-Posada. The 2021 edition, entitled ISLANDS, will reflect on Architecture and Landscapes of Water.

FIRST PRIZE 60 UNIT HOUSING COMPETITION BILBAO

5th May, 2021

Estamos encantados de anunciar que MAAV ha obtenido el PRIMER PREMIO en el Concurso para diseñar 60 VPOA en Otxarkoaga, Bilbao. Visesa.

LECTURE AT USAT CHICLAYO, PERU

20th April, 2021

MAAV will be lecturing in the conference series «Dialéctica arquitectónica y sus experiencias» in the Universidad Católica Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo in Chiclayo, Perú. The lecture, entitled "City, Heritage and Live", will be broadcast on live through Zoom and Facebook on April 22th at 12:00 local time.  

NEW PROJECT UPLOADED

13th April, 2021

This refurbishment of a 75 m² flat in Bilbao was planned on the double basis of affecting the whole house minimizing the budget. A hierarchy of actions was established, discarding those more expensive in favour of those that, implying a lower cost, have a maximum impact.

ARCHDAILY

12th April, 2021

Our work in Ojacastro is published by ArchDaily / Plataforma de Arquitectura. A weblog that covers works of architecture, news, products, events, interviews and competitions, opinion pieces, among others, catering to architects, designers and other interested parties.

METALOCUS

8th April, 2021

The International Magazine about Achitecture, Art and Science, from January 1st, 1999, publishes the article "Harmony between elements. Transformation of an old tool warehouse into a rural house" about our work in Ojacastro.

FARM COTTAGE ON DIVISARE

25th March, 2021

Our project to transform an old farm cottage into rural housing in Ojacastro, is widely published by DIVISARE, the largest library of contemporary architecture online, founded in 1998 in Rome, Italy.

ARQUITECTURA VIVA

22nd March, 2021

With wide recognition and more than thirty years of experience, Arquitectura Viva magazine publishes our work Pajar in Ojacastro. Arquitectura Viva is a Spanish architecture magazine that has been published since 1988.

NEW PICTURES OF FARM COTTAGE

9th March, 2021

The farm cottage transformation in Ojacastro is photographed by Guillermo Avanzini for a special occasion."Foldable furniture, a wall bed, a kitchen hiding wardrobe, storage, home appliances… All of them hidden in the thick walls, but ready to be used when ever needed". 

SUSTAINABLE CITY 2020 CONGRESS

10th September, 2020

MAAV will be lecturing in the 14th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability: Sustainable City 2020 on 22th September 2020 at 11:00 (UCT) at the Roma University «La Sapienza», organized by Wessex Institute. The lecture will be given by MAAV´s cofounder, Adrián Martínez. 

LECTURE AT POLITECNICO DI MILANO

5th June, 2020

MAAV will be lecturing in the Special Topics in Urban Design Master Architecture at Politecnico di Milano on 10th June at 9:00 (UCT). The lecture, given by Adrián Martínez, will talk about the vertical contemporary city.

LARRABIZKER HOUSING ON SITE

14th May, 2020

On site. The structures of two of the three blocks of the Larrabizker housing complex have already reached the level of the roof floor. The third block advances towards the level of urbanization. 

FARM COTTAGE INHABITED

24th March, 2020

The first furniture arrives at the farm cottage in Ojacastro. The owners move every weekend to this old cottage now converted into an occasional residence. The furniture is arranged around the large window open to the landscape.

FINAL REVIEW CITY STUDIO ETSAS

27th January, 2020

Final review with presentation of the work of the fifth year students of the "Workshop 7 Vertical City" subject of the Degree in Architecture Fundamentals, ETSAS. Adrián Martínez, as a professor in the Department of Architectural History, Theory and Composition, has been part of the team of four professors who have guided the course. 

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN DUDAI

14th November, 2020

MAAV will be lecturing in the I International Meeting between American University in Dubai and the School of Architecture of Seville. The lecture, entitled «Vertical Cities: cases studies», will be given by Adrián Martínez on 19th November at 16:00 (UCT). After the talk, there will be a round table with professors Anna Cornaro, Chair of Department of Architecture and Nabyl Chenaf, Dean of School of Architecture, Art & Design.

NEW HOUSING PROJECT

19th July, 2019

We have just started a new housing refurbishment in a typical block of the Bilbao central expansion. Demolition work has finished. We will show progress in the coming weeks. 

SECOND PRIZE PIAM MATIMEX

26th June, 2019

With our proposal «Like a tapestry», MAAV win the Second Prize in the Professional Category in the V International Architectural Award Matimex, PIAM 2020.

BECOMING BIENNALE CATALOGUE

1st July, 2018

Becoming Catalogue of the Spanish Pavilion at the 2018 Biennale di Venezia. Our project «Like a tapestry: about how to build vertically in the contemporary city ”, appears published on page 151 of the book edited by Arquia Foundation.

ACCESIT AWARD LOS MOLINOS COMPETITION

12th June, 2018

MAAV is proud to announce that their proposal for the International Competition Grupo Escolar «Divino Maestro» in Los Molinos, has been awarded with Accesit. Congratulations to the rest of the winners.

SPANISH PAVILION BIENNALE DI VENEZIA

18th May, 2018

MAAV will be at the Biennale di Venezia as part of the Spanish Pavilion under the slogan "Becoming". This week opens the 16 Mostra Internazionale di Architettura: «FREESPACE», which can be visited from 26th May to 25th November, 2018.

HONORABLE MENTION AEDAS HOME COMPETITION

8th May, 2018

We are glad to announce that MAAV and Carlos Muñoz have got an Honorable Mention in the International Competition for the design of a new Show Office AEDAS Homes. Check it out in maav.es

CLESA ON ARQUITECTURA 374 COAM

11th April, 2018

Our project «Factory Garden», First Prize ex aequo in the Competition for the restoration of the Clesa factory, is featured on the new issue of ARQUITECTURA magazine by COAM.

COAM MAGAZINE OPENING PARTY

8th March, 2018

Guillermo Avanzini, MAAV, deejays in the main hall of COAM during the opening party of the new period of ARQUITECTURA, magazine of Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos Madrid.

FARM COTTAGE OJACASTRO ON SITE

7th January, 2018

Unexpected load test of the farm cottage roof in Ojacastro due to heavy snowfall. Site visit in extreme conditions.

SELECTED BECOMING

28th December, 2017

A team of experts made up of Uriel Fogué, Manuel Gausa, Andrés Jaque, María Langarita, José Morales, Enrique Nieto and Guadalupe Piñera, among others, selects “Like a tapestry” PFC proposal presented by Adrián Martínez to take part as project exhibited physically in the Spanish Pavilion curated by Atxu Amann at the Biennale di Venezia 2018.

LECTURE FORMATOS XV ETSAM

23rd October, 2017

MAAV attend to the FORMATOS XV CoLab Studio with the lecture «Concurso de Rehabilitación de la Fábrica de Clesa, Madrid», given by Adrián Martínez with Pedro Pitarch and Patricia Fernández. After the lecture, the guests discussing about the role of the industrial heritage with the professors of the studio Almudena Ribot, Enrique Espinosa and Diego García-Setién.

FARM COTTAGE OJACASTRO ON SITE

24th June, 2017

MAAV visits the site of the farm cottage in Ojacastro, La Rioja. The laminated wood structure of the roof is practically finished.

IMAGINATION ON EXILE

12th May, 2017

The exhibition "Imagination on exile", which can be visited in the ETSAS hall until 25th May, brings together twenty ex-students from the School of Architecture of Seville with a strong international projection. Among those selected is Adrián Martínez, MAAV´s cofounder, who joins to the show from Madrid where he is collaborating in Rafael Moneo's office.

WORKSHOP HARVARD GSD-ETSAS

11th May, 2017

Adrián Martínez, MAAV´s cofounder, takes part as tutor in the first encounter between the School of Architecture of Seville and Harvard University Graduate School of Design around the workshop "The Role of the Green Networks" held on 10th, 11th and 12th May, 2017. The faculty members joining this activity include Anita Berrizbeitia and Pablo Pérez-Ramos from Harvard GSD, as well as Ramón Pico, Javier Terrados, Francisco Montero and Javier López from ETSAS.

LECTURE IV CICLO OTOÑO ETSAM

23rd November, 2016

MAAV gave a lecture in the «IV Ciclo de Otoño Aula G+I-PAI: 6 Proyectos de Intervención» on 23rd November at 10:30 (UCT) in the conference room at ETSA Madrid. The lecture, which discussed about the Clesa project, was given by Adrián Martínez and Pablo Izaga.

LECTURE AT EsPATRIMONIO SERIES

6th October, 2016

MAAV gave a lecture at the Joaquín Leguina Library and Madrid Regional Registry on 6th October at 17:30pm in the conference hall. The lecture, which discussed about the project to reactivate Clesa Factory, was given by Adrián Martínez as part of the EsPATRIMONIO conferences series. 

XIII BEAU ALTERNATIVAES CATALOGUE

10th September, 2016

We have just received the Catalog XIII Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism-Alternatives, in which the final degree project of the MAAV´s cofounder, Adrián Martínez, is published. 

EXHIBITION PFC XIII BEAU

9th June, 2016

Our «Proposal for high-density vertical growth in Mexico City», Final Degree Project by Adrián Martínez, MAAV´s cofounder, is selected among the 20 best final degree projects at the XIII Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism. The VI PFC Exhibition was inaugurated at the Arquería Nuevos Ministerios Room in Madrid.

LECTURE AT AFTERNOON ETSAS

2nd June, 2016

MAAV gave a lecture at the School of Architecture of Seville on 2nd June at 13:30pm in the grade hall. The lecture, titled «Principios de acción», was given by Adrián Martínez and Pablo Izaga as part of the AfterNoon conferences series.

LA AVENTURA DEL SABER CLESA TVE2

5th May, 2016

We take part in the film CLESA by the TVE2 team La Aventura del Saber. Multithematic informative program that has been on the air since 13th October 1992, more than 25 years of daily broadcasting offering extensive reports on topics of interest. Programming covers nature, social affairs, science and technology, and humanities.

CLESA FACTORY ON SITE

25th February, 2016

Visit to the Clesa site on the occasion of the filming of the documentary that TVE2 is making. A magnificent experience that of telling our proposal under the skylights designed by Alejandro de la Sota. 

CLESA BOOK: THE COMPETITION

21st January, 2016

Published the book Clesa: The Competition, which presents an overview of Factory Garden project, First Prize ex aequo in the Competition for the restoration of the Clesa Factory.The book Clesa: The Competitionis edited by Arquitectura Viva S.L.

AWARD CEREMONY CLESA COMPETITION

21st January, 2016

MAAV´s cofounder, Adrián Martínez, and Pablo Izaga, collect the First Prize ex aequo obtained in the Competition for the restoration of the Clesa Factory, designed by Alejandro de la Sota. During the event, we had the opportunity to present our "Factory Garden" project to the audience. 

FIRST PRIZE EX AEQUO CLESA COMPETITION

27th November, 2015

A jury of architects and specialists made up of Josep Llinás, Luis Fernández-Galiano and Carlos Rubio, among others, awards a First Prize ex aequo to the "Factory Garden" proposal, presented by the co-founder of MAAV, Adrián Martínez, and Pablo Izaga, in the Competition for the restoration of former Clesa industrial building, built by Alejandro de la Sota between 1960 and 1963 in the north of Madrid.

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