New Dates for Concéntrico 06
3 – 6 September 2020
Concentrico is Logroño’s International Festival of Architecture and Design that proposes to reflect on the urban environment and the city. The new edition, Concéntrico 06, will be held from 3 to 6 September 2020.
The Festival invites visitors to tour the city through installations, exhibitions, meetings, activities and performances that create a connection between the squares, streets, courtyards and hidden spaces that usually go unnoticed in their daily lives.
Since 2015, the festival has brought together in its five editions 59 urban installations created by teams of national and international architects and designers who experiment with new fields of environmental design. In this way, a dialogue is established between the city, heritage and contemporary architecture that activates citizens’ reflection on these spaces.
Studies such as Picado de Blas (Madrid), MAIO (Barcelona), Branco Del Rio (Coimbra), Boamistura (Madrid), Guillermo Santomà (Barcelona), Fernando Abellanas (Valencia), Plastique Fantastique (Berlin), Jorge Penadés (Málaga), David Bestué (Barcelona), Mjölk (Prague), TAKK, (Barcelona) have made interventions in the previous editions of the festival and join the more than 16 installations that will be made this year by:
Gregor Schneider, Germany / Iza Rutkowska, Poland / Storey Studio, United Kingdom / Jordi Gali con Jérémy Paon y Julien Quartier, France / KOGAA, Czech Republic / Antonio Yemail, Colombia / Mecanismo, España / Taneli Mansikkamäki, Finland / Attila Kim + Bogdan Ciocodeica, Romania / Anna & Eugeni Bach, Spain
Winners of the calls / Ignacio Hornillos + Javier Fernández, Spain / Silvia Bachetti + Agnese Casadio, Germany – Italy / Alejandro Ramírez, Mexico
Guest schools / Escuela Superior de Diseño de La Rioja, Spain / Escuela de Arquitectura de Toledo, Spain / Oficina de Rehabilitación de Logroño, Spain
The exhibitions have extended the focus to new international contexts, as with the retrospective exhibition of the Mies van der Rohe Foundation on the interventions carried out in the Barcelona Pavilion, the Czech architect Martin Rajniš or Architectus Omnibus.
In 2020 we explore architecture and its natural cycles with Reverberations by Centrala and Fundacja Bec Zmiana in an exhibition that began in the Polish pavilion of La Biennale di Venezia; the design of the Finnish Tuomas Kuure; or the associated exhibitions in Museo Würth La Rioja or Sala Amós Salvador on architecture in Spanish Art and urban art.
The programme is completed in each edition with workshops, performances and conferences, with the support of Acción Cultural Española. Meetings and conversations with professionals from different countries on curating, research and teaching with participants from countries such as France, Germany, Dubai, USA and Chile.
Prismarium is a crystallography of prisms that organise the space of the square and establish an iconic relationship with the changing images of its perimeter, activated at each moment by the residents and visitors to the Concentric Festival.
The installation Arch-play is an invitation to shift our usual perspective on architecture and the city. It creates a new, playful relationship between the band of parking lots and the adjacent facades along Calle Muro de la Mata.
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The design proposes an abstraction that starts from the figure of the wine bottle. Its elongated figure creates a tower that generates a landmark on the edge of one of the plots of Viña Lanciano, bringing its scale closer to the context of the river Ebro and the Mantible bridge.