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2017-05-15

The Botín Art Center. Article in AD Magazine

Luis vidal + architects appears in this interesting report about The Botín Art Center as co-author of this building that hopes to become a new architectural and cultural landmark in Spain.

The building, a co-project between Renzo Piano and luis vidal + architects, is scheduled to be inaugurated on June 23, where the joint work of the architects will be reflected in this project, conceived to generate a new civic space that will become the epicenter of the new "cultural center" of the city.

The Botín Center, that seems to float on the pier and the sea, has a total surface area of approximately 10,285 m2 and is covered with a unique surface of ceramic discs that reflect the changing colors of sea and sky. Its two volumes, linked by a communications structure, will include exhibition galleries, but also classrooms dedicated to culture and education, creating a large civic space and recovering the direct contact with the sea of ​​an important part of the city.

http://www.revistaad.es/arquitectura/articulos/el-centro-botin-de-renzo-piano-conquista-santander/18912