PROJECT: JEAN NOUVEL · DATE: 2005-2011 · PHOTOGRAPHY: VIDRES BERNI ARCHIVE
The complete restoration of the old Moritz factory in Barcelona meant renavating 4.000 m2 of the old factory, respecting the historical elements of a 150 year old building and transforming it into a catering and leisure multi-space where tradition and modernity live side by side.
The architect, Jean Nouvel, used glass, mirrors and skylights to offer light and colour to the entire space.
TYPE OF GLASS: Laminated optic glass, optical mirrors and optic heat-hardened glass
FUNDACIÓN FRANCISCO GODIA
PROJECT: JORDI GARCÉS · DATE: 2008 · PHOTOGRAPHY: VIDRES BERNI ARCHIVE
The new Francisco Godia Foundation headquarters are located on the ground floor and first floor of a prominent mansion called Casa Garriga Nogués which is a little architectual gem in the Eixample district. It was recently remodelled for use by the Foundation. This space allows a better exhibition of the Collection that includes 1,500 sculptures, paintings, glass and ceramic pieces.
TYPE OF GLASS: Safety laminated glass.
BANCO DE ESPAÑA (BANK OF SPAIN)
PROJECT: VALENTÍN BERRIOCHOA SÁNCHEZ-MORENO · DATE: 2010 · PHOTOGRAPHY: VIDRES BERNI ARCHIVE
Remodelling and refurbishing of the executive committee room of the Bank of Spain in Madrid, including the improvement of the glass for acoustic soundproofing.
TYPE OF GLASS: Double glazed glass composed of bulletproof BR5 classified glass and soundproofing, straight or shaped to adapt to the metallic structure.