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September 2019

#274
September 2019

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Located in the north of Spain, the province of Soria is known for its quaint medieval capital (also called Soria) and, unfortunately, its rural joblessness and gradually emptying villages. Among the latter is Almenar de Soria, which has only about 200 residents and is the hometown of Valentín Sanz.

The young architect studied in Madrid and finished school during the Great Recession, when many architectural practices had to close their doors and numerous practitioners were left unemployed. In 2009, Sanz founded his own studio, LiquenLAV; like many in his cohort, he has pursued a varied career that includes work in furniture and product creation, in graphic design and in urbanism.

Recently, though, he returned to the village...

A Compact Spanish Apartment “Steps Up” the Spatial Efficiency

In the village of Almenar de Soria, LiquenLAV designs an apartment where the stairs double as an ingenious storage solution.

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