Álvaro Rodríguez Sáez

"Five views of Cartuja" is a project that aims to bring students, citizens and visitors of Granada the architectural and archaeological heritage of the Cartuja's university campus.

This project addresses the relevance of the Colegio Máximo and the Royal Monastery of Cartuja as well as the Astronomical Observatory, the Jesuit Templete and the Alfar Romano.

Taking as reference the institutional project "La tercera colina" and its effort to make visible the uniqueness of this university complex, this proposal draws links with the city through a collection of everyday products that allow the introduction of heritage into the daily life of students and members outside the university community.

"Five views of Cartuja" conceives design as a strategy for the visibility of the university heritage which celebrates its richness, history and idiosyncrasies through a contemporary design language.

I'm originally from Almería (Spain), but now I'm living in Granada. I am studying Graphic Design in "Estación Diseño" School of Design. Previously I studied Editorial Design, which I discovered as my passion.

In the future, I would love to develop conceptual designs for magazines and advertising. Through an abstract and conceptual design language, I like to take into consideration minimalism and simplicity.

In my workspace there are always as few elements as possible in…

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