Zurtek restores the wooden structure of Ondiz Tower in Leioa

Estructura de Madera

ZURTEK is finishing the restoration of the wooden structure of Ondiz Tower in Leioa, Bizkaia, under the supervision of Disaro SLP architecture Studio.  Ondiz Tower Ondiz Tower is placed in the west of Elexalde hill, in a small and plain terrace next to Nervion river. This tower is in the middle of a hill, on a terrace crowned by the church « Nuestra Señora de los Remedios de Ondiz ». Its situation is a priviledge because the settings and views are perfect to control the sorroundings and also because of the path that might cross in front of its facade. This path came from Plentzia crossing Algorta and ended in the river. At the begining of the works Ondiz Tower looked like a country house due to the lack of preservation of… More >>

The restoration of Almazan Square

Plaza de Almazán

Second phase of Almazan Square Restoration (Soria) The second phase of Almazan Square restoration has started. The project, whose architect is José María Churtichaga, has some spectacular overhangs twelve feet above Duero river made ​​in Kerto. It will be a new layout for the adnamantina main square, emerged centuries ago around San Miguel church and over time it gained space for public enjoyment. The council aims to recover this public space for coexistence. With this restoration, according the mayor Ángel Núñez, the square is intended to have several utilities, overcoming the current limitations. The company from Madrid AyR Architecture and Resources Ltd., winner of the competition held by the adnamantina corporation, is responsible for renewing the project proposed by Martinez de Pison in 1957, ordering the enclosure of the square… More >>

The orchard in city dwellers´ hands


Zurtek has created a wooden structure adaptable to any place This wooden structure allows us to grow vegetables and other plants in terraces, balconies or even in a roof. In 2010 the crisis forced the company to change its output This structure is designed to occupy a maximum of one square meter ground. Patxi Arostegi | Bilbao The arrival of organic farming can bring a breath of fresh air for city ​​dwellers that must face the inconveniences of daily urban traffic noise, smoke from factories and other disadvantages associated with everyday life in the big city. More and more city dwellers decide to grow their own vegetables and plants in their terraces and balconies, gardens converted in real orchards. The Basque company Zurtek has developed two models of shelves that allow urban… More >>