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Barcelona Ecological Center / XV Studio

23:00 - 11 September, 2011
Courtesy of XV Studio
Courtesy of XV Studio

The Barcelona Ecological Center (BEC) is a proposal of XV Studio about the future of the Bullfight Plaza ‘Monumental’ in Barcelona, Spain. The concept is radical: Transforming the bullring into a center of research and leisure regarding to environmentally friendly activities, especially the ones that respect and take care of animals. In other words, to use all the elements that already exist now in the ring to be reused in the opposite way. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Lideta Mercato / XV Studio

17:00 - 29 March, 2011
Courtesy of XV Studio
Courtesy of XV Studio

XV Studio unveils the design of a project of a multistory market, Lideta Mercato, in Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa. This project was the result of a winning entry of a pre-qualified competition that is planned to start construction in May 2011.

More on this project after the break.