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Barcelona Biomedical Research Park / Manel Brullet + Albert de Pineda

  • 01:00 - 9 December, 2008
Barcelona Biomedical Research Park / Manel Brullet + Albert de Pineda
Barcelona Biomedical Research Park / Manel Brullet +  Albert de Pineda

Barcelona Biomedical Research Park / Manel Brullet +  Albert de Pineda Barcelona Biomedical Research Park / Manel Brullet +  Albert de Pineda Barcelona Biomedical Research Park / Manel Brullet +  Albert de Pineda Barcelona Biomedical Research Park / Manel Brullet +  Albert de Pineda +29

  • Architects

  • Architects

    Manel Brullet & Albert de Pineda
  • Structural Engineer

    Manuel Arguijo, Arq.
  • Client

    Grup Agrupació Mutua, Ajuntament de Barcelona y el Consorci (Zona Franca de Barcelona)
  • Budget

    $42,35M Euro (US $54M)
  • Area

    55000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2006

From the architect. PRBB building has a total surface of more than 55.000 m2 and is located at a 9000 m2 site at Barcelona's seafront by the Barceloneta beach, between Hospital del Mar and Arts hotel in the Olympic Village. It is a 117x74 meters building of 9 floors above and 3 floors under ground with elliptical shape and a high level of functional polyvalence. The building project has been carried out by a team of two prestigious architects: Manel Brullet and Albert de Pineda, to create a building that adopts the specific objectives of PRBB.

For the internal arrangement, the space needs and scientific synergy opportunities have been taken into account. For example, GRIB (IMIM-UPF) and CEGEN (UPF-CRG) have their own space although by different institutions. Furthermore, the building is equipped with a computing infrastructure and advanced information technology facilities, has common and relational spaces, a modern auditorium and one of the most advanced animal facility from a technological viewpoint.

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ulf · July 02, 2010

Hi,
the outside of the building is very interesting, but working there ( what i do ) is not nice at all. The building is "ill", with a lot of edges difficult to clean, it does nothing to reduce noise between different areas ( since is a scientific center, there are a lot of animal-farms and server-rooms ), it does not invite to be ecologic ( no bike parking, stairs are hidden ) and there are too many offices without windows. To list some design errors.
ulf

trimtab21 · December 12, 2008

looks good now - but what happens in a few years when all that wood begins to decay from being exposed to the elements? And talk about fire hazards - if that wood skeleton catches fire its going to make one hell of a bonfire!

Nobody · June 14, 2012 05:30 AM

I'm quite sure the architects have foreseen that, and there are also some things called building codes. There are many life-time lasting treatments, and there are fire-prevention treatments too.

Ceno · December 12, 2008

Marvelous fascade!!

freq · December 10, 2008

it's wood, if I don't remember it wrong.. was there in october. one thing about the building is that unfortunately, the ground floor is walled off, suffering from the same problem as many "piloti"'d structures have in the past. one of the inviting stairs reaching the courtyard has been blocked with wire fence & razor wire- but still, I really like the presence of this building.

cfboyd · December 10, 2008

that is a FANTASTIC building

does anyone know for certain what the cladding is?

Contemporary Art · December 09, 2008

This looks like a giant post-apocalyptic colosseum that's been converted into office space. Looks like an awesome place to work! I love the pond.
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Ryan · December 09, 2008

Love your blog, especially the quality and quantity of the documentation for the majority of the projects. Just one recommendation: could you please incorporate an image viewer into your posts? It becomes a real annoyance having to click on each image and have it open up in a new window. I recommend lightbox -
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