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The building complex first constructed by Franz Schwechten in 1896-97, was later reconverted by Peter Behrens.
The old factory for train material (1906-07 by John Kraaz)was reconstructed in 1911 by Peter Behrens. The high voltage factory, small engine factory, montage plant for heavy machinery..

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The project uses prefabricated elements to locate rich and diverse spaces and reading areas along the 65meter-long vaulted structure. Originally built in 1874, the building is a Roman-like construction with 12meter-high brickwork vaults. Since 1999, the University of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona has..

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The new Fundación Vila Casas museum is located in the 22@ District, an area where Barcelona City Hall has promoted a full redevelopment of a former factory/heavy industry zone by substituting premises with light service industries. It is now primarily a high-rise, heavily built-up area housing..

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La Remunta Kindergarden

Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
by BAAS Arquitectura

The unusual and most characteristic elements of the existing building are a sequence of parallel walls every two meters that work as diaphragms, transversally to the building main ax. The project idea consists of cutting these walls at 2.2m high preserving the walls rhythm as a succession of..

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Fabra i Coats was a British company of textile made in the XIX century that became in un-used on the 80s. Today in the old Fabra i Coats factory complex, a mixed-used program of facilities and open spaces hosts cultural events, projects in cultural investigation, experimentation and creation in..

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Canodrom

Barcelona, Spain
by Antonio Bonet

The Meridiana Canódrom (dog racing track) opened in 1964 is an impressive structure with hanging parasols and outdoor bleachers inspired by the industrial aesthetics of the fifties, the building won the FAD design award when it opened. The Canódrom building is a good example of the linear and..

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The Albert Pérez Baró Library is located in the Montbau housing estate. It was founded in the 1980s by the neighbors themselves as a popular library. Initially, it occupied two of three former school buildings which had been constructed in the 1950s during the first phase of the estate. The..

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The contemporary city extends to the interior of the building in a horizontal layer, recreating part of the land disappeared, interposing between the cover and the ground, like an amazing vantage point of a specular effect. This area is recovered in the field of public transit, the meetings, the..

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