Architect Turns Old Cement Factory Into His Home

In 1973, Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill purchased a WWI-era cement factory near Barcelona.
He immediately saw potential in the building, and began renovating it into his home.


He stumbled upon a dilapidated cement factory in 1973 and soon after La fabrica was born. 45 years later, just outside of Barcelona, the structure has been transformed into a spectacular home.
Ricardo Bofill and his team decided to lace the exterior of the property with vegetation, and decorate the interior into the modern living work space. It is still in work progress today .
The industrial chimneys that once filled the air with smoke, now overflow with green. A great example of saving our planet and beautiful transformation from the artist and creative thinker.