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Fundación Canal Exhibition, Spain : Towards another architecture

Sustainable Architecture Exhibition, Madrid

21 Jul 2010

Fundación Canal Exhibition Madrid


‘Towards another architecture : 24 sustainable projects’ is an ambitious exhibition showcasing projects by some of Europe’s leading sustainability architects. Now in its final fortnight, this is the last opportunity to see the exhibition being held at the Fundación Canal in Madrid.

Fundación Canal Exhibition:
Fundación Canal Madrid Exhibition
picture © Ignacio Hernando

The exhibition offers a detailed analysis of 24 architectural projects – two from each of the 12 participants – to inform and explain what sustainable architecture is, the problems that need to be overcome and the solutions that can be provided.

Architype, a UK architectural practice that has won numerous awards for its sustainable designs and integrated eco-minimalist approach, has been invited to exhibit two of its acclaimed projects:

Genesis Centre:
Genesis Centre
picture : Leigh Simpson

The Genesis Centre, an education resource for Somerset College, and St Luke’s in Wolverhampton, the first BREEAM Excellent rated primary school in Britain.

The exhibition includes projects from a variety of sectors including: schools, corporate headquarters, government buildings, homes and eco-towns. Some of these works are now a reality and others are in process.

Towards another architecture : 24 sustainable projects – Details

About the exhibition:
Free entry
Exhibition duration: until 25 Jul 2010
Opening hours: weekdays and holidays: 11:00 to 20:00
Wednesday: Closed from 15:00
Location: Fundación Canal, Madrid

Location:Los Angeles

Madrid Architecture

Madrid Architecture Designs – chronological list

Madrid Buildings – Selection

High Court of Justice and Supreme Court
Foster + Partners
City of Justice Madrid
image : Foster + Partners
City of Justice Madrid

Hotel Puerta America, Avenida de América
various interiors by famous architects
Hotel Puerta America
image from Hotel Puerta America website
Madrid architecture

High Council – Chambers of Commerce
Rafael de La-Hoz Arquitectos
Chambers of Commerce of Madrid
photograph : Miguel de Guzmán
Chambers of Commerce Madrid

Memorial, Atocha Station Building
FAM Arquitectura y Urbanismo
Madrid memorial
picture from the architect
Madrid memorial

Carabanchel 16 – housing
Design: Foreign Office Architects
Carabanchel Housing
photograph © Sérgio Padura
Carabanchel Housing

Bucky Fuller & Spaceship Earth Exhibition Madrid

Zaha Hadid Exhibition Designs

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Fundación Canal Exhibition Madrid

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