foreign office architects: carabanchel housing
located in madrid, spain the carabanchel housing complex is one of foreign office architects’ (FOA) latest residential projects. the building is located just south of the spanish capital in a new development. the architects arranged the apartments within to run the building’s entire width with windows on both facades. corridors are located in between each columns of apartments. a private garden for residence is located on top of the parking garage on the east side of the site, while a public park is on the west side. both side of the building have 1.5m terraces and a louvered bamboo faced which protects the building from the elements and turns the balconies into usable space. the architects’ intended to unite the columns of the building into a single unit to provide uniformity.

foreign office architects: carabanchel housing
image by francisco andeyro garcia and alejandro garcia gonzalez

foreign office architects: carabanchel housing
image by sergio padura

foreign office architects: carabanchel housing
image by francisco andeyro garcia and alejandro garcia gonzalez

foreign office architects: carabanchel housing
images by sergio padura

foreign office architects: carabanchel housing
image by sergio padura

foreign office architects: carabanchel housing
image by sergio padura

foreign office architects: carabanchel housing
image by francisco andeyro garcia and alejandro garcia gonzalez