Las Arenas de Barcelona
Barcelona’s historic bull ring Las Arenas, constructed at the very end of the 19th century, fell largely into disuse during the 1970s, owing to the declining popularity of bull fighting in Catalonia.
Images courtesy of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Architect Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) (Richard Rogers) Location Barcelona - Spain Company involved Miralu Website http://www.miralu.fr
The brief for Lille’s Maison Stéphane Hessel called for the design of a building which would serve three main functions: a 200-bed youth hostel, a creche for up to 70 children, and government-sponsored incubator for social and economic innovation.
Architect JDSA Architects Location Lille - France Company involved ArcelorMittal Construction Website http://ds.arcelormittal.com/construction
As the first regional offshoot of France’s biggest modern art space and a national cultural institution, the new Centre Pompidou-Metz is already helping to boost the economy of a struggling region. It has already become, according to several reports, France’s most visited cultural venue outside Paris.
Images courtesy of Centre Pompidou Metz - Photos by Didier Boy de la Tour
Architect Shigeru Ban - Jean de Gastines Location Metz - France Company involved 3A Composites (ALUCOBOND®) Website http://www.alucobond.com