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The mistery of the flying stair

Incredibly enough, we are still discussing the details of the railing for the stair at the houses in Mallorca. Since the works have been long delayed due to problems with the electric supply we have had  time for philosophy…

Our initial detailing was a simple railing with two horizontal metal tubes, emphasizing the lightness of the stair. Altough regulations for private stairs allow for that in Spain, further consideratations relating safety of users where introduced by the blacksmith, who said, “hey, this ain’t japan”, referring to those floating japanese stairs with almost no railing at all. And it ain’t. Continue reading

Spanish National Institute of Technology

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Extension of the chancillery of the spanish embassy in Amman

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How can we integrate local tradition in a modern building? Continue reading