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An Architecture Concealed within its Urban Fabric

Adolfo Pérez Arquitectura

Cádiz, Andalusia. A residential district with row upon row of seemingly endless suburbia. Its name is not very promising either: Vistahermosa - Bellevue - a mix of great expectations and the classical lack of imagination of a place that has grown too quickly.  It is yet another example of the Spanish property bubble: speculation, the second-home craze, standardization and dulled urban design sense. This part of the town of El Puerto de Santa María seems to have forgotten its thousand-year history that boats Christopher Columbus and the birth of sherry. With its regulation pleasure-boat marina and all the other clichéd accoutrements, it is the perfect picture postcard scene of the contemporary holiday location - almost ineffable in its search for ephemeral perfection.

But Seville architect Adolfo Pérez López, born in 1975, has achieved...

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