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Steven Holl

LM HARBOR GATEWAY . Copenhagen

Steven Holl Architects . LM HARBOR GATEWAY . Copenhagen (1)

Steven Holl Architects

The city of Copenhagen has approved Steven Holl Architects’ project for two skyscrapers joined by a pedestrian bridge at the entrance to the historic harbor. The design won the competition in October 2008 by a unanimous decision. Construction has been delayed by the economy, but is now to start in 2016. The competition required a pedestrian bridge 150 m above the harbor (for cruise ship clearance) allowing direct links from apartments and offices to the Copenhagen train station. Continue reading Steven Holl

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Airaudo Caballero Giménez Llonch

The Old Municipal Market / The New Cultural Center . Rafaela

Vázquez Consuegra . Bakpak . MUSEO BAUHAUS . Berlín (1)

Carlos Airaudo . Gerardo Caballero . Ariel Giménez Rita . Fabián Llonch . photos: © Federico Cairoli

The Project for the Old Municipal Market was born from the premise of restoring the building to its elegance and pride with which it was designed, rebuilding their original facades, and re-establishing the entries on its axis, recovering its landmark status.We understood that, to return to its public condition and its historical character, this new space had to have a daily and active schedule, so its use can be continuous and permanent.
The main idea was to turn the old market into cultural programs that can operate daily and can be differentiated with the Convention Center, where its use is sporadic and focused. This new zone, Convention Center / Hotel / Office is independent and designed specifically for these functions and will be equipped and technologically prepared for such programs. Continue reading Airaudo Caballero Giménez Llonch