Madrid Art Lab

Madrid Art Lab is a project by Enrique de Pablo Nuevo, one of our highly talented architects in the Architect-US Job+J1 Visa Program, and it aims to provide the safe space and collaborative atmosphere necessary for artists and designers to create new ideas. Nuevo defines it as a training and fabrication art center for children where boys and girls can develop their creativity in a family environment.

Enrique de Pablo Nuevo, one of our highly talented architects in the Architect-US Job+J1 Visa Program, has presented his project called Madrid Art Lab for the Portfolio Challenge. Nuevo went to Universidad CEU San Pablo  and submitted this work to get a 8/10 on his final project. Nuevo states that Pablo Picasso claimed… “Every child is born an artist The problem is how to remain an artist while growing up…”. To what I ask myself: how do we remain artists as we grow up? ​

The answer I would give the master would be the MADRID ART LAB: a training and fabrication art center for children where boys and girls can develop their creativity in a family environment. ​ Guided by their childish intuition, kids, along with teachers, parents and grandparents collaborate together to design and construct different prototypes of ARTEFACTS. 

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These ARTEFACTS are objects of architectonic-scuptural nature, half toy-half furniture, that can become street furniture, plant stands, pergolas, swings, urban sports facilities… They are built in an assembly line, as an industrial product; however, each one will be singular and unique, like a work of art. As different prototypes are produced, these are distributed across the multitude of parks around the urban context.

Nuevo used AutoCad, SketchUp, Photoshop, and Illustrator to create this beautiful work.

What is an Art Lab in your opinion? Have you been to one? Leave us your thoughts in the comments section below!! 👇👇👇

Images by Enrique de Pablo Nuevo

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