Huge slender canopy shelters passengers at Santa Pola Bus Station

Architects Manuel Lillo and Emilio Vicedo have completed a bus station in the Spanish town of Santa Pola, featuring a huge metal roof that tapers to form very thin edges on each side (+ slideshow). Lillo and Vicedo, both based in nearby Alicante, collaborated to design the facility, which is located alongside a busy roundabout at the More

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Mesura adds red brick extension with scalloped roofline to Alicante residence

Curving vaults create a scalloped roofline for this red brick house extension completed by Barcelona studio Mesura in Alicante, Spain (+ slideshow). Photographer Eduardo Iborra Wicksteed and his wife Belinda asked Mesura to extend their home, named IV House, which is located in the countryside outside the city of Elche. The area’s hot and humid climate led the architects to design More

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Glass-walled boxes on stilts accommodate guests at Daniel Mayo’s Vivood hotel

Guests at this hotel near the Spanish city of Alicante stay in prefabricated cabins, which are raised off the ground to reduce their impact on the rugged landscape and enable views over the adjacent valley (+ slideshow). Vivood Landscape Hotels is a new business model developed by architect Daniel Mayo and a group of fellow […]

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