Zero House / New low demand center in Menorca

Leve Projects

The team of architects Leve Projects has already presented the basic and executive project of the Low Exigency Center for homeless people promoted by the Consell de Mallorca in Maó. It will have a total of 15 places and the forecast is to open next year. The service will be open 24h and will have… Read more »

Zero Flat selected in XII BIAU

Eva Serrats

Pis Zero, of an experimental typology towards its replicability, has been selected to Habitar al Margen from XII BIEAU Zero Flat is a pilot programme of low-demand temporary housing for the homeless, proposing an alternative way to ensure access to housing. A conventional flat was renovated and transformed into a “street flat”, giving people who… Read more »

Dozing on the accidental provocation / On the many and contradictory experiences of home

Leve Projects

Daniel Cid, Eva Serrats and Francesc Pla participate to the exhibition “Dozing on the accidental provocation with Sense Llar Opening 15th September at 19:00 at Santa Monica   The numerous and often contradictory experiences that provoke notions of home lie under a thick layer of assumptions, impositions, inertias and familiarisations. What happens when these latencies of… Read more »

DRESS REHEARSAL: Design as an urban test

Jordi Pascual

  Although in the collective imagination design is associated with aesthetics, architecture, fine art, etc., any action or object is designed to fit the function it is intended to have. When it comes to a large-scale event, design must take into account aspects that vary widely, from mobility to the relationship between the encounter and… Read more »

An interior space that is a street

Jordi Pascual

Carrer del Carme, in Barcelona’s Raval district, is much more than meets the eye when walking by. On the first floor of number 94, the street invades the building. At least that was the goal of the Arrels Foundation when they decided to promote the Zero Flat, a space for homeless people who are reticent… Read more »

VERTICAL ARCHERY

Leve Projects

FRAGMENTS OF CITY   One tower, two urban staircases The same construction -vertical and slender- located at one end of the fire station’s manoeuvring yard rises up in the interior landscape of Vall d’Hebron with two completely different purposes. On the one hand, it is offered as a practice tower, i.e. the “most realistic possible”… Read more »

A HOUSE AMONG TREES

Leve Projects

The Gladiol House, a new single-family detached house in La Floresta, fits into the terrain while respecting and enhancing the vegetation that currently populates the plot. The idea of keeping the house elevated above the terrain on a plot with such a steep slope places the built volume in permanent visual contact with the vegetation… Read more »

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Daniel Cid

A Leve collaborator on research projects, he is Associate Professor of Design Studies at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton... (UK)

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Francesc Pla

Architect, member of the team of the Environmental Sustainability Plan for the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona and professor of projects at... the Vallès School of Architecture (ETSAV-UPC)

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Eva Serrats

She has worked in the fields of photography, film, architecture and cultural management and also teaches projects (ETSAB-UPC) ...

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