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Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Kafka’s Castle Apartment building | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
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Year: 1968
Location: Sant Pere de Ribes (Barcelona), Spain
Client: Mr. Abelló
Total area: 4,000 (sqm)

Identification on the part of some members of RBTA with certain ideas of the Archigram movement, and enthusiasm for experimentation with geometry and its application possibilities to housing, are two factors that give tangible form to Kafka’s Castle, on a hill overlooking the bay of Sitges.

The concept of the castle –a spiral plug-in – is related interestingly to the Archigram School. The major similarities are the use of a separately expressed living and circulation structure. Here the capsule expresses new potentials, the only admission that these, of course, are not real capsules in the sense of being structurally self-sufficient, but...

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