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BUILDING
 
 
Torre Marenostrum - Edificio Gas Natural
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DESIGNER
 
 
EMBT Miralles Tagliabue
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MATERIALS
 
steel, reinforced concrete, glass
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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
Spain [España]
Region
Catalonia [Cataluña/Catalunya]
Province
Barcelona
Town
Barcelona
Neighborhoods
Dt. 01 Ciutat Vella
Address
C. del Doctor Aiguader (La Barceloneta)
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for offices and professional practises
Offices
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1999 - 2003     project winner of competition
Realisation
2003 - 2006
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
"Nueva Sede de Gas Natural/New Head Office for Gas Natural", El Croquis 144, I/2009 [EMBT. 2000 2009. Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue], pp. 196-215
Gonzalo Herrero Delicado, "A building that talks with the sea", A10 new European architecture 21, may-june 2008, "Section: Beyond trasparency" p. 57
"Nuova sede del Gruppo Gas Natural/Gas Natural Group Headquarters. Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue. EMBT", The Plan 21, agosto-settembre/august-september 2007, "Report" p. 151
Matteo Ruta, "Il cielo sopra Barcellona", Arketipo 13, maggio 2007 [Edifici a torre], pp. 82-93

"Cellule di vetro modulari per l'involucro", Arketipo 13, maggio 2007 [Edifici a torre], p. 88 (82-93)

"Mensola a sbalzo "caleidoscopica"", Arketipo 13, maggio 2007 [Edifici a torre], p. 91 (82-93)

"Travi reticolari curvilinee per il "portaviones"", Arketipo 13, maggio 2007 [Edifici a torre], p. 92 (82-93)
Elena Franzoia, "Progetti al femminile", Il giornale dell'architettura 47, gennaio 2007, "Concorsi" p. 15
"Città verticale: camere con vista e skyline corporativo", Barcelona & Catalunya. City & Design Report 2005-2006, allegato a Il giornale dell'architettura 35, dicembre 2005, "Architettura e Design" p. 23
David Cohn, "Barcelona firm to design sculptural tower for local headquarters of Spanish utility. Architects: Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue Arquitectes Associats", Architectural record, vol. 188 n. 5, may 2000, p. 44
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CLIENT
 
 
Torre Marenostrum S.L. (Gas Natural, Inmobiliaria Colonial)
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AMOUNT
 
 
€ 60.000.000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Floors
20 aboveground
3 underground
Height
m. 86
Surface
site sq.m. 50.000
floor sq.m. 30.000
Volume
m3 200.000
Capacity
Auditorium 150 seats
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Julio Martinez Calzón, MC2 Estudio de Ingenieria, Madrid
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STAFF
 
Project leader
Competition
Elena Rocchi
Initial design phase
Elena Rocchi, Lluís Cantallops
Detailed design phase
Josep Ustrell
Design team
Initial design phase
Roberto Sforza, Andrea Landell de Moura, Lluis Corbella
Detailed design phase
Andrea Salies Landell de Moura, Lluis Corbella, Montse Galindo, Marco Dario Chirdel, Eugenio Cirulli, Roberto Sforza, Marco Darío Chirdel, Adriana Ciocoletto, Liliana Sousa
Collaborators
Competition
Xavier Rodriguez, Tomoko Sakamoto, Javier Garcia German, Daniel Roselló, Marc de Rooij, Umberto Viotto, Torsten Skoetz, Sania Belli, Josep Mias, Marta Cases, Ezequiel Cattaneo
Initial design phase
Leonardo Giovannozzi, Fabrizio Massoni, Umberto Viotto, Mònica Batalla
Detailed design phase
Miguel del Olmo, Elena Nedelcu, Nagy Péter Sándor, Christian Kreifelts, Davin Robinson, Celine Carbes, Paulo Carneiro, , Bernardo Figueirinhas, Katrin Wittman, Fabio Sgroi, Alexandra Spiegel, Federica Gozzi, Ludwig Godefroy, Laura Valentini, Massimo Chizzola, Santiago Crespi, Jan Kokol, Adelaida Passeti, Christian Molina, Stefan Geenen, Maria Pierres, Felipe Bernal, Abelardo Gómez, Daniel Erfeld, Jordi Rollan, Miguel Sánchez, Ana Stoppani, Dirk Mayer, Nuno Rodríguez, Gabrielle Rotelli, Rocco Tenca
Systems
PGI Grup
Plastic models, rendering
Competition
Fabian Asunción, Leonardo Giovannozzi, Francesco Matucci, Rafael de Montard, Sonia Henriques, Jan Löcke, Cristiane Stauss, Barbara Oelbrandt, Mette Olsen, Jad Salhab, Akira Kita, Annie Marcela Henao
Building
Fabian Asunción, Rafael de Montard
Construction supervision
Josep Ustrell
 
 
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