Arquitectura Viva
Thursday, October 01, 2020

LAP Arquitectos, renovation of conference and exhibition center of Córdoba

LAP Arquitectos, renovation of conference and exhibition center of Córdoba Córdoba-based LAP Arquitectos – Rafael Pérez Morales, David Pérez Herranz, Rafael Pérez Herranz – undertook the renovation, improvement, and adaptation of the Conference Center of Córdoba, located in the heart of the old Jewish quarter and a stone’s throw from the Great Mosque, on the site of the 16th-century San Sebastián Hospital.

Engaging in dialogue with the preexisting, the strategy adopted pursues an uninvasive way of eliminating additions, unveiling hidden elements, addressing technical needs, and creating a welcoming atmosphere with a contemporary language. The complex is organized in a traditional sequence of courtyards. One enters through the hospital’s old chapel and into the Mudéjar courtyard to get to the second court, which, covered with light ribs, is a new transition and waiting space, a foyer before the main hall.

Completely renovated, the auditorium features a large window at the rear of the stage that frames a fragment of the restored old town wall. The hall combines walls with white acoustic lattices and a curving roof built with with wooden panels. The spatial configurations are flexible, adaptable to different uses, and this is achieved through mobile partitions and seats that can be hidden.
AV Monografías 226 - SOU FUJIMOTO AV Monographs
analyzes in each issue a theme related to a city, a country, a tendency or an architect, with articles by leading specialists complemented by commentary on works and projects illustrated in detail. Published bilingually, with Spanish and English texts placed side by side.
Arquitectura Viva 227 - KAAN Arquitectura Viva
covers current topics, taking stock of recent trends in set sections: cover story, works and projects, art and culture, books, technique and innovation. From 2013 on, monthly and bilingual, with Spanish and English texts printed side by side.
AV Proyectos 99 - FOSTER+PARTNERS AV Proyectos
is the third member of the AV family: a bilingual publication essentially focussed on design projects (with special attention on competitions and construction details), heretofore only laterally dealt with in the other two magazines.
Arquitectura Viva SL - Calle de Aniceto Marinas, 32 - E-28008 Madrid, España - Ph: (+34) 915 487 317 - Fax: (+34) 915 488 191 -
Política de cookies - Aviso Legal - Condiciones de contratación - RSS