Architect Ricardo Bofill''s Abandoned Cement Factory ...

2017-2-27 · In 1973 Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a cement factory in Catalonia, Spain, an enormous compound of silos and buildings that covered nearly two and a half miles of underground tunnels.Bofill decided to buy The World War I era …

Maison François brasserie takes cues from Ricardo Bofill''s ...

2020-9-18 · Maison François brasserie in London takes cues from Ricardo Bofill''s architecture. Soaring arches reminiscent of those seen in Ricardo Bofill ''s La Fabrica feature in this decadent restaurant in ...

Ricardo Bofill''s Dusky Pink Cement Factory

2018-3-23 · Bofill recognized the ambiguities of the cement factory as being key to the space, and so preserved them. Sculpting the space as if it were an art piece, the silos that once held cement today house Bofill…

The Abandoned Barcelona Cement Factory That Became …

2017-7-2 · Spanish architect, Ricardo Bofill, transformed an abandoned WWI era cement factory into an awe-inspiring multi-purpose space. Search for: Trending now. Video Feature. Project 350 by mckimm - A True Forever Home. Read more. Project Feature. …

Ricardo Bofill and La Fa;brica: studio in a former cement ...

2015-10-6 · In 1973 Ricardo Bofill found an abandoned cement factory near Barcelona, and, with his characteristic visionary outlook, decided to convert it into his architecture studio. La Fàbrica now contains a big studio as well as Ricardo Bofill''s home, and is …

Architect Spends 45 Years Transforming An Old …

2020-1-23 · In the early 1970s, when Ricardo Bofill, then a young architect, fell in love with a cement factory abandoned since 1968 in Sant Just Desvern, a suburb of Barcelona, he was struck by love at first sight.. Driving to the western suburbs of Barcelona, the landscape in Sant Just Desvern featured blocks of concrete, enormous silos, chimneys exhaling smoke.

Cement Factory Castle Home

2017-3-1 · In 1973, architect Ricardo Bofill found an abandoned, World War I-era cement factory outside of Barcelona. "I found enormous silos, a tall smokestack, four kilometers of underground tunnels, and ...

Video: Explore Ricardo Bofill''s Stunning Home Inside a ...

Directed by Albert Moya, the film captures the architect in his home and headquarters of his architecture shop, a transformed cement factory filled with contemporary furniture and plants.While the vast array of rooms — some left open plan, some consisting of nooks and crannies reminiscent of the building''s previous use — may seem confusing, Bofill sees it as a charm: "The advantage of ...

Cement Factory by Ricardo Bofill « Inhabitat – Green ...

2014-1-17 · 1/7 Cement Factory by Ricardo Bofill. Abandoned factories often look to me like abandoned castles: grandiose in size, with silos resembling turrets, and ominous defensive structures of unspecified ...

"The Most Ugly Thing": Ricardo Bofill''s Renovation Turned ...

2015-7-28 · A series of stone silos that made up the ramparts of an abandoned concrete factory, the structure was cold and impersonal, a meta-Brutalist building on the outskirts of Barcelona. Yet for architect Ricardo Bofill, the plant was perfect for an exercise he was attempting in the mid-''70s: transform "the most ugly thing" into something beautiful.

Celebrating 60 years of Ricardo Bofill''s groundbreaking ...

Central to the Bofill story in every sense is La Fábrica, the 3,100 sqm former cement factory which the architect discovered in 1973 and has repurposed as his studio, office and principal residence. Over more than 40 years, La Fábrica has evolved into the perfect expression of Bofill…

Ricardo Bofill''s futuristic apartments are available to ...

2019-7-20 · In 1973 Bofill discovered an old cement factory on the outskirts of Barcelona, with its silos, smoke stacks, underground tunnels and stairs leading nowhere. La Fábrica became his home and office – a post-industrial cathedral that he ''sculpted like a piece …

The Cement Factory / Ricardo Bofill

2013-12-20 · The Cement Factory currently hosts Bofill''s architectural offices, achives, exhibition space, guestrooms, gardens and his personal apartment. Ricardo Bofill is a Spanish architect who leads the international architectural and urban design practice Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura. He currently has over 1000 projects in 50 countries.

La Fábrica by Ricardo Bofill—Apartamento Publishing

For the second instalment in our series of books devoted to architects and the houses they build, readers are transported to the fringe of Barcelona and deep into the labyrinth known as La Fábrica—the former cement factory and monumental home of Catalan architect Ricardo Bofill…

Architect Ricardo Bofill Spent 45 Years Building His Dream ...

2020-9-4 · World-renowned architect Ricardo Bofill of Taller de Arquitectura has spent the last 45 years creating his dream home La Fabrica, and it''s a doozy. Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory on the outskirts of Barcelona back in the …

Walden 7 / Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura

2016-8-26 · : Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura on gooood. Walden7Ricardo Bofill,。. RBTA,Gaudi Quarter。. Walden 7 represents the successful ...

Architect Ricardo Bofill turned an old cement factory into ...

Ricardo Bofill Taking a tour of Bofill''s La Fabrica. The factory''s silos serve as a studio. Four floors are connected by a spiral staircase offer the optimal environment for Bofill and his team. Ricardo''s own office is situated on the first floor, in a minimalist setting, surrounded by 4-meter ceilings and white carpet.

Incredible Cement Factory Conversion in Barcelona [30 …

2011-4-4 · Photograph by Ricardo Bofill. The cement factory conversion by Ricardo Bofill in Barcelona, Spain is one of the most interesting the Sifter has seen to date. With over 30 silos, multiple buildings and towering ceilings throughout, the space is incredibly …

Inside Ricardo Bofill''s Muse and Fortress Cement Factory ...

Inside Ricardo Bofill''s Muse and Fortress Cement Factory. An architectural project that has lasted for nearly half a century, La Fábrica is a masterpiece of converted …

Architect Ricardo Bofill''s spectacular converted cement ...

2021-9-15 · I n 1973, Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill discovered an old cement factory just outside Barcelona. "We found enormous silos, a tall smoke snack, four kilometres of underground tunnels, machine rooms in good shape," writes Bofill on his website.. He …

The Factory by Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura

2012-11-21 · In 1973 Ricardo Bofill discovered a cement factory, part of an industrial complex from the turn of the century, comprising over 30 silos, underground galleries and huge engine rooms. He decided to transform it into his head office. Remodelling work lasted two

A former Cement Factory is now the workspace and …

2021-9-8 · Ricardo Bofill currently lives and works in The Cement Factory better than anywhere else, it is the only place where he can concentrate, associate ideas in the most abstract manner, and finally creates projects, and constitutes a specific vocabulary for …

La Fabrica Cement Factory Home by Ricardo Bofill ...

2017-3-5 · When Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory in 1973, he saw opportunity in the ruins. Bofill bought the early twentieth-century compound and, together with local…

Ricardo Bofill''s Cement Factory Dream House

Ricardo Bofill''s Cement Factory Dream House. Ricardo Bofill''s cement factory journey began in 1973 with the goal of crafting his dream home. An enormous compound of silos and buildings that covered nearly two and a half miles of underground tunnels. Eventually, he bought The World War I era structure and its grounds in Catalonia, Spain.

Ricardo Bofill''s cement factory home La Fábrica | House ...

2019-12-13 · The story of La Fábrica, the cement factory that became architect Ricardo Bofill''s home. The home of Ricardo Bofill, La Fábrica, is an abandoned cement factory outside Barcelona. The colossal (and ever ongoing) project saw the architect transform the existing property into a pioneering studio, with his family''s living space nestled inside.

The Factory / Ricardo Bofill | ArchDaily

2012-11-15 · In 1973 Ricardo Bofill found a disused cement factory, an industrial complex from the turn of the century consisting of over 30 silos, subterranean...

Video: Explore Ricardo Bofill''s Stunning Home Inside a ...

Allow the movie maestros at NOWNESS to whisk you away to the home and workspace of a world-renowned artist and architect, Ricardo Bofill. In this magical short movie, the Spanish architect discusses his abode, a restructured cement factory in the town of Sant Just Desvern in Spain. Directed by Albert Moya, the film captures the architect in his ...

Barcelona Decor

2013-1-14 · 1 of 10. In the early 1970s, an abandoned cement factory on the western fringe of Barcelona stood as a crumbling relic of Spain''s industrial past. Where some people would have been daunted or deterred by the vast and derelict site, the architect Ricardo Bofill …