bmtv124 La Tabacalera, Madrid

La Tabacalera
La Tabacalera de Lavapies has long been important site for both workers and the community around it in Madrid. So when it stopped being a factory, members of the community occupied the building and started developing social services, education, arts, gardens, eating establishments and an ever expanding list of features all housed within this large complex. The following is a brief video tour of what I saw during my few hours at La Tabacalera, an intoxicating and exciting place for anyone interested in informal, not for profit, community spaces.


  1. April 7, 2011

    Great graphic document about Tabacalera, happy to see that here so more people can get to know the project.

    • bicyclemark
      April 10, 2011

      Hee. I had an excellent guide! NExt time we go and interview people working there cause people should learn from their example.

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