Final Thesis

The intervention of the Duchess's Palace combines rehabilitation and new works over the building and its attached spaces . This is the perfect excuse to turn the proposal into a complete urban regeneration on this part of the city.



The project is the answer for the current moment that Madrid is living: A post-crisis framework where it seems that anything has changed.

This proposal is the result of the sum of utopian actions where the social collective takes advantage over the administration and private business. managing the utopic change. The ideology is based on the effective movements like invisible contributions, which generate a connected whole object.

An urban reactivation is possible even with few economic resources because it is mainly supported by the strength of the collective, using tools as additive concepts making a positive collage. A cadavre exquis collectivily assembled.

It is not a flat line of thought that generates an architectural object, it is more like a cloud of ideas, solutions, dreams, and assumptions that float around the mind of every architect or citizen who still believes in positive actions.

"it's alive! Alive! Arrrhhhh, now I know it is really possible!"