Details

Keywords Change this

Urbanism, Forgotten Masterpieces, Foma

Project timeline

1956 – 1959

Type

Masterplan

Location Change this

Av del Cardenal Herrera Oria
28034 Madrid Madrid
Spain

Current state

Altered (extensions to the original)

Architect Change this

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Article last edited by Julio Gotor on
March 14th, 2019

Poblado dirigido de Fuencarral Change this

Madrid, Spain
by José Luis Romany Change this
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Description Change this

The urban project was developed by the Spanish architect Jose Luis Romany.

This project is part of the 'Poblados dirigidos' developed during the 50s in Madrid.

They were a way to introduce new housing areas following modern guidelines and with very tight budgets. All those houses were meant to be a fast, clean and organised way to relocate the amount of workers coming from the rural surroundings.

The project was developed in a very detailed way, paying special attention to the urban spaces, the choice of the materials and the modulation of the urban fabric.

There are many different typologies of housing mixed in an very clever way shaped and orientated according to the sun hours.

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