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"Chipperfield sets the course to protect the estuary of Arousa."

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Arousa Study. Final presentations


On July 9th and 10th, the Ribeira market hosted the final presentations of the  Arousa Study. After five weeks of development, the conclusions of this work were presented to experts and local authorities. The President of the Xunta de Galicia, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, attended the eventalongside the mayors of the five municipalities involved in the study: Rianxo, Boiro, A Pobra do Caramiñal, Ribeira and Porto do Son.   Read more


Arousa Study. Week 3


For the third week of the Arousa Study, the team has prepared for the first of two workshops with David Chipperfield and a wide-ranging panel of guests, held on 24-25 June. The team outlined key areas felt to have been exploited by a lack of overview and misguided priorities, and looked in depth at how this had affected the natural, agricultural, industrial and built environments. 

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Launch of the Arousa Study


David Chipperfield Architects is coordinating a 5 week study of the coastal area of the north side of Ria de Arousa estuary in the region of Galicia, north west of Spain. The study will consider issues facing the natural and built environment, bringing together the needs of local industries and the often conflicting needs of development and protection.


A team of graduates and students are currently based in Ribeira, where they are working in offices provided by the mayor, and will present their work in a series of public workshops in June and July. It is foreseen that the study will be further developed in collaboration with the local administrations over the next year.     


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