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Ninot Market Refurbishment / Mateo Arquitectura

  • 05:00 - 24 June, 2015
Ninot Market Refurbishment / Mateo Arquitectura
Ninot Market Refurbishment / Mateo Arquitectura, © Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Carrer de Mallorca, 135, 08036 Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • Category

  • Architect in Charge

    Josep Lluís Mateo
  • Area

    16184.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Instalations Engeeniring / Budget Control/ Security and Health standards

    Mur Garganté
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Text description provided by the architects. The market, since its origins, has been a large covered place.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

We conserve and repair the beautiful structure that supports that roof. Beneath, we dig into the site to introduce new services that complement sales activity: logistics, parking, installations.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

Rather than changing the visible volume, we change the surfaces that enclose it to improve the conditions of use and space, control the entrance of daylight and organize the adjacent urban space, integrating the presence of the outdoor stalls.

Cross Section
Cross Section

The interior is like a city. Two orthogonal axes (N-S and E-W) form the layout along which the stalls are organized, with the emphasis on their individuality. A large open foyer space on Carrer de Mallorca receives visitors. It is a plaza leading into this virtual city of commerce.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

The inside space, bathed in the milky light we filter in from the exterior, is a hive of activity.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

On the outside, the skins with which we clothe the existing structure open as they reach the ground to offer produce. The market relates with the city by communicating its use; the streets and the plazas that are gained are places of exchange, not just of transit.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

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Cite: "Ninot Market Refurbishment / Mateo Arquitectura" 24 Jun 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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