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Exhibition about the creation process behind the Villa Nurbs house, a project by the Spanish architect Enric Ruiz-Geli (b. 1968) in collaboration with the Spanish artist Frederic Amat (b. 1952) and the Spanish ceramist Toni Cumella (b. 1951). Villa Nurbs is a family house located in Empuriabrava (Costa Brava) featuring vivid, wavelike shapes that uses ceramic plates as protection against solar radiation. The ceramics for the north wall of this building were produced using digitally-cut moulds under the direction of Cumella. These pieces form the building's ceramic ‘skin' and feature shapes inspired by the scales of a reptile, and were painted by Amat. By integrating traditional and latest-generation materials, Ruíz-Geli has brought industry and art closer together.
All pictures: Villa Nurbs, Costa Brava, Spain
Architect: Enric Ruiz Geli, Barcelona, Spain
Frederic Amat, Madrid, Spain
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