AEPPAS20* has begun a programme of visits & lectures on 20 of Spain’s most symbolic buildings. The 1st, held in January, was on the restoration of the floating, glazed, tower, the Castelar Building by Rafael de La-Hoz (Jnr.). A video of the tower’s construction process is here.

*Spanish Association for the Protection of the Architectural Heritage of the Twentieth Century.  https://aeppas20.wordpress.com/ Click on the heading ‘Reccordos’ (‘Walking’) for ‘Building Castelar’.  The building was designed by architects Raphael De La-Hoz & Gerardo Olivares  & completed in 1986.

 Castelar Tower construction process: vídeo by Nuria Gómez del Campillo & Eduardo Hernández del Caz about the construction process of Castelar Tower in Madrid, ‘an icon of structural glass facades’. Thanks to Josemi Rico Martinez for its source /

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