Biennale Architettura 2016
La Biennale di Venezia
Pabellón español
Spanish pavilion

Intermediate House

Carmen Moreno Álvarez

Intermediate House
Carmen Moreno Álvarez

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The time that passed from the eviction of the tenants of this sixteenth-century palace and the commission to transform the building into a small hotel and restaurant resulted in an extremely suggestive and evocative intermediate landscape; somewhere between a ruin and a void, between existing conditions and archaeology, a window open onto history in which the marks of events and of our time are superimposed, like a palimpsest. It is an atlas of different undocumented materials, which registers the memories of the inhabitants and the history of the construction of the house and its transformations.
The intermediate house is a place waiting for something to happen. An intervened space without intervention. It is the frozen memory of a place that at this moment is not inhabited.
Containing the past, present and future simultaneously as a way to retain in memory this place and its origin.


Intermediate House


Carmen Moreno Álvarez

Pablo Fernández Carpintero, Juan Moreno Romero, María Zurita Elizalde, Carmen Álvarez Vílchez, estudiantes de arquitectura. Ingeniería Industrial: Ábaco Ingenieros

Carmen Moreno Álvarez