Effective intervention in a challenging neighbourhood to create both a sports facility and a landscaped green area that can engage the local community and improve the urban environment. This is the programme for the Centro Sportivo a Turó de la Peira, Barcelona by Arquitectura Anna Noguera.
In Barcelona’s 22@ district, on one of the city’s principal traffic arteries, GCA Architects designed Platinum@BCN, an office building combining handcrafted elements with innovative technological and environmental solutions. It obtained a score of 101 points, qualifying in the Platinum category of LEED certification and becoming the world’s most sustainable workspace.
Circular economy and sustainability aren’t just buzzwords, they’re important issues that need to be addressed if we want to try and mitigate the climate crisis. The building industry has become increasingly aware of its impact, so for the Barcelona Building Construmat (BBConstrumat), Josep Ferrando Architecture developed a sustainable installation based on the criteria of the circular economy.
The European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA is organised every two years by the Architect’s Association of Catalonia (COAC) and the Association of Architects for the Defence and Intervention in Architectural Heritage (AADIPA).
A beautiful mosaic of photographs reflecting the construction of Europe through its best contemporary buildings is the image opening Floornature 2019.
The European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe recently published a list of 383 projects proposed for the European Union 2019 Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe.
Floornature is an international design and architecture portal with a focus on contemporary architecture, exclusive interviews with great masters of international architecture and the most interesting new developments in the world of architecture.