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BUILDING
 
 
Caixa Forum
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DESIGNER
 
 
Herzog & de Meuron
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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Spain [España]
Region
Madrid
Province
Madrid
Town
Madrid
District
Distrito 01 - Centro
Neighborhoods
Barrio 13 - Cortes
Address
Paseo del Prado 36 (Calle del Cenicero, Calle de la Alameda, Calle del Gobernador)
 
 
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for cultural activities
Art galleries and exhibition areas
Buildings for recreational activities
Auditoriums and music centres
Operations on existing buildings
Reconversion
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for cultural activities
Libraries and media libraries
Commercial buildings
Bars, cafeterias
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
2001 - 2003    
Realisation
2003 - 2008
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
"CaixaForum Madrid", in Jean-François Chevrier (ed.), El Croquis 152-153, IV-V 2010 [Herzog & de Meuron. 2005-2010. Programa, monumento, paisaje/Programme, monument, landscape], pp. 92-115
Francisco Javier Casas Cobo, "Equilibrio e texture", Europ'A. Acciaio / architettura 10, inverno 2009, "Thema" pp. 50-51
Oliver Domeisen, "Auf der Suche nach dem Ornament/The Quest for Ornament", Detail 10/2008 [Fassaden/Facades/Façades], "Diskussion/Discussion" pp. 1060-1061 (1056-1066)
Cecilia Anselmi, Carlo Prati, "Innesti, Sovrapposizioni, Estensioni/Insertions, Overlaying, Extensions", L'industria delle costruzioni 403, settembre-ottobre/september-october 2008 [Innesti - Sovrapposizioni - Estensioni 2], p. 16 (4-19)
Michael Webb, "Caixa Forum, Madrid. Herzog & de Meuron", Architectural Review 1336, june 2008 [Culture and the city], pp. 46-55
Francesco Pagliari, "Caixa Forum. Madrid, Spain. Herzog & de Meuron", The Plan 26, maggio/may 2008, "Architettura/Architecture" pp. 72-89
Arturo Franco, "Swiss Irony", Domus 913, aprile/april 2008, "Architecture" pp. 49-57
Herzog & de Meuron, "Magnete urbano in apparente assenza di gravità", Il giornale dell'architettura 61, aprile 2008, "Il progetto del mese" pp. 18-19 (18-20)

Carlos Sambricio, "L'ex fabbrica che lievita su una base d'ombra", Il giornale dell'architettura 61, aprile 2008, "Il progetto del mese" p. 20 (18-20)
Hubertus Adam, "CaixaForum in Madrid", Detail 4/2008, [Innenraum und Licht/Interiors and Light/Intérieurs et éclairages], "Berichte/Reports" pp. 292-294
Francesco Dal Co, "Se la città diventa un museo/If the city becomes a museum", Casabella 765, aprile/april 2008, "Madrid" pp. 58-59, 101 (56-93, 101-104)
"Herzog & de Meuron. Caixaforum. Madrid", Casabella 765, aprile/april 2008, "Madrid" pp. 80-93 (56-93, 101-104)
Patricia Molins, "Il cubo e l'arabesco/The cube and the arabesque", Casabella 765, aprile/april 2008, "Madrid" pp. 83-84, 103-104 (56-93, 101-104)
Kirsten Hannema, "Flourishing facades", A10 new European architecture 19, january-february 2008, "Section" pp. 51-56

"Living wall", A10 new European architecture 19, january-february 2008, "Section" p. 56 (51-56)
"Edificio CaixaForum, Madrid CaixaForum Building", AV Monografías/Monographs 129-130, I-IV 2008 [España 2008. Balance del año/Summary of the Year], "Programa expositivo/Exhibition Program" pp. 24-43
Herzog y de Meuron, "Naturaleza leve", Arquitectura Viva 116, septiembre-octubre/september-october 2007 [Ladrillo visto], "Técnica/Diseño" pp. 86-95
"Herzog y de Meuron, primera obra en Madrid", Arquitectura Viva 115, julio-agosto/july-august 2007 [Promesas del Este/Eastern Promises], "Breves" p. 5
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CLIENT
 
 
Obra Social Fundación
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AMOUNT
 
 
€ 60.000.000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
site sq.m. 1.934
covered sq.m. 1.400
floor sq.m. 11.000
square sq.m. 2.500
Capacity
auditorium 311 seats
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STRUCTURES
 
 
WGG Schnetzer Puskas Ingenieure, Basel
NB35, Madrid
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STAFF
 
Project architect
Peter Ferretto, Carlos Gerhard, Stefan Marbach
Design team
Heitor Garcia Lantaron, Estelle Grosberg, Pedro Guedes, Michel Kehl, Miguel Marcelino, Gabi Mazza, Beatrice Noves Salto, Margarita Salmeron, Stefano Tagliacarne
Associate architect
Mateu i Bausells Arquitectura, Madrid
Project management
Benito Blanco
Project management
Servihabitat, Barcelona
Construcción i Control, Barcelona
Green walls and roofs
Herzog & de Meuron, Basel
Patrick Blanc. Artist-Botanist, Paris
Benavides & Lapèrche, Madrid
Facades consultant
Emmer Pfenninger Partner AG, Basel
ENAR, Madrid
Systems
Urculo Ingenieros, Madrid
Lighting engineer
Arup Lighting, London
Acoustical consultant
Audioscan, Barcelona
General contractor
Ferrovial Agroman, Madrid
 
 
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