Open House Madrid 2018
Open House Madrid 2018
The 4th edition of Open House Madrid, an international architecture festival is back, opening some of the iconic buildings and urban areas of the capital to the public for free! This year promises even more activities and it will pay tribute to the architect Fernando Hugueras who will be the featured architect of Open House Madrid 2018. If you are visiting Madrid, get the most unique experience with BE Apartment in the best luxury apartments in Madrid and other famous cities, for your security, pleasure and comfort.
Open House Madrid will bring you more than 100 buildings and urban spaces of the capital, including a program with all kinds of activities like exhibitions, installations, workshops, lectures, architecture film cycle at the Círculo de Bellas Artes and a tour featuring female architects. The Open House Madrid Congress titled "Cities. What’s next?" will be held featuring the acclaimed architects and experts will debate on the new models of the city. Some of the buildings included in Open House Madrid 2018 are Casa del Lector (Matadero), Escuela de Minas, N@ve (old Fábrica Boetticher), Agriculture Ministry (Palacio de Fomento), Italian Consulate (Palacio de Santa Coloma), and "Save the Children" headquarters.
The featured architect of Open House Madrid 2018 will be Fernando Higueras, you can visit his Madrid projects and see a photographic exhibition of his work. The buildings designed by him that will be open for visits are Casa Lucio Muñoz, Casa Villaseñor, Ofices on Serrano 69, Instituto de Patrimonio Cultural (Corona de Espinas), Military housing on the San Bernardo Street and the Fundación Fernando Higueras also known as the Rascainfiernos (Hellscraper).
Open House is a cultural event which showcases best design in architecture, it has been held annually since 1992 with considerable success in London, Rome, Oslo, Athens, New York, Prague and Barcelona. The aim of the event is to reflect on modern architecture, the evolution of cities and their sustainability. The last edition of Open House Madrid brought together important people ike the architects Hugh Broughton and Fuensanta Nieto, the civil engineer Flavio Tejada and the Councilor for architecture, urban landscape and heritage in the Ajuntament de Barcelona, Daniel Mòdol.