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Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel – Barcelona, Spain

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[©(c)Roland Halbe; Veroeffentlichung nur gegen Honorar, Urhebervermerk und Beleg / Copyrightpermission required for reproduction, Photocredit: Roland Halbe]  SONY DSC vertical-garden-of-renaissance-barcelona-fira-hotel-by-jean-nouvel-05  bcnrf_phototour10
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Building: Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Address: Plaça d’Europa, 50, 08902 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
Architect: Jean Nouvel, Ribas & Ribas Arquitectos
Structural Engineers: Manuel Arguijo y Asociados, S.L.
Floor Area: 22,000 m²
Completion: 2012

AE Interests:
27-stories; palm tree inspired windows[a]; Vertical garden connecting the two towers; reflective white facades to reduce sun exposure on the East, West, and South sides of the building; matte black facade on the North face to absorb the limited amount of sunlight, energy efficient design [b]
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Written by hallierae32

September 7, 2016 at 11:24 pm

Posted in Built

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