The new cultural district includes the complete metamorphosis of a 17th-century convent and the construction of a museum on the cultural inheritance of the 20th century.
The main spatial strategy for the new museum was to create a footpath that traverses the complex diagonally through the restored convent courtyard, and connects it to the urban fabric of the neighborhood.
The Museum of Cultural Inheritance of the 20th century presents two independent volumes – one for offices, the other for exhibitions and institutional spaces – clad in a skin of colorful ceramic pieces.
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.
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.
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.