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Las Arenas – Barcelona, Spain

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Building: Las Arenas
Construction Time: 2000—2006
Client: Metrovacesa
Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Structural Engineer: Expedition Engineering and BOMA
Services Engineer: JG and BDSP
Quantity Surveyor:TG3
Retail Consultant: Sociedad Centros Comerciales España (S.C.C.E)
Main Contractor: ACS
Facade Engineer: Expedition Engineering and BOMA
Acoustic Consultant: BDSP and Audioscan
Cost: £67.2 million
Area: 102,816m²; 46,973m² (Bullring); 5,500m² (Eforum); 50,343m² (Parking)

AE Interest: structurally independent internal “segment”, transformation of redundant bullring, old base excavation and new base insertion for existing walls with composite arches, giant roof terrace with domed roof, and natural energy sources used.
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Written by Fan Feng

September 2, 2010 at 10:06 pm

Posted in Built

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