Color Atlas for Muralla Roja 2016-2020

LA MURALLA ROJA ( The Red Wall)

photos by @gregoricivera and @garatehausmann

«Within the context of La Manzanera, La Muralla Roja (The Red Wall) asks to be considered as a case apart. It embodies a clear reference to the popular architecture of the Arab Mediterranean, in particular to the adobe towers of North Africa. The Red Wall is like a fortress which marks a vertical silhouette following the contour lines of the rocky cliff.

With this building, RBTA wanted to break the post-Renaissance division between public and private spaces reinterpreting the Mediterranean tradition of the Kasbah. The labyrinth of this recreated Kasbah corresponds to a precise geometric plan based on the typology of…

 

 

ARCHITECT RICARDO BOFILL

YEAR: 1973
LOCATION: CALPE, ALICANTE, SPAIN

 

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