Macarena Cybercentre / Mediomundo

© Fernando Alda

Architects: Mediomundo
Coauthors: MOG- Arquitectos
Location: Sevilla,
Project area: 410 sqm
Project year: 2009 – 2010
Photographs: Fernando Alda,

© Fernando Alda

Surrounded by eight-floor buildings and taking up an obsolete esplanade which previously was a basketball court, ‘Macarena Social – CyberCentre’ rests in this place generating a small access garden, which together with a porch vinculated to a cafeteria and a multipurpose room, are offered as a wi-fi neighbours’ meeting and leisure room.

© Fernando Alda

Over these spaces, a volume lined with red lacquered sheet risen up. It is a simple and overwhelming piece where computer classrooms, workshops and offices are placed. It creates a singular view, focal point in this district area. The flat roof is offered as a terrace to hold events and as river viewing point, retrieving this way, the occupied free space, to be used differently by neighbours.

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Cite: "Macarena Cybercentre / Mediomundo" 16 Feb 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 28 May 2015. <>
  • up_today_arch

    Perfect example for creative solution… Shocking therapy for block of houses….