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Acquired in 2004 in a state of ruin, over stages the old Barberí foundry has gradually become RCR Arquitectes’ studio. The past of this factory building, constructed at the beginning of the twentieth century, is evident everywhere and establishes a very close relationship with new interventions. Continue reading RCR
A museum for Soulages, the French painter of “light” who has inspired us so often was –and still is- a cherished dream. In the town of his birth. Soulages can be seen for what he is: his approach, his attitude and his involvement. Forail, boulevard and backbone for a topography that overlooks the surrounding countryside and the distant mountains, is to be his place. Continue reading RCR
Camp Nou is the iconic club stadium of world football; it is a living, breathing expression of so many aspects of Catalan culture and society. Our creative response to the brief was to ensure that the vibrancy of match day was not hidden behind a new enveloping façade and roof. We designed a connected, permeable stadium, which imagined a seamless experience between inside and outside. By day the many layers of the building gave visual references to the stadium’s history, whilst providing new opportunities for visitors to spend time within the stadium, giving fans new perspectives of the immediate surroundings and the whole city. Continue reading RCR . Mias . Populous