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City of Culture of Galicia-Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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Building: City of Culture of Galicia
Location: Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Date: 1999 – current
Completion planned for 2012
Architect: Peter Eisenman
Senior Partner & Principal Designer: Peter Eisenman
Partner-in-Charge: Richard Rosson
Project Director: Sandra Hemingway
Execution Architects & Engineers of Record: UTE Andres Perea Ortega & Euroestudios, Madrid

AE Interests: external façade resembles rolling hills, thousand of custom designed windows, double roof: an inner, waterproof lining and an outer, stone-clad layer that routes heavy rain off the surface and hides roof machinery.


Written by Troy Thompson

August 28, 2009 at 2:36 pm

Posted in Under Construction

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