david cardelus captures twisted roof of barcelona flea market
 
david cardelus captures twisted roof of barcelona flea market david cardelus captures twisted roof of barcelona flea market
nov 26, 2013

david cardelus captures twisted roof of barcelona flea market

david cardelus captures twisted roof of barcelona flea market
all images courtesy of david cardelus

 

 

 

acting as a suspended mirror over the city, the twisted roof of the new barcelona encants flea market is captured here by photographer david cardelus. the folded, mirrored structure for ‘encants de bellcaire’, designed by spanish studio fermín vázquez of b720 architects, reflects the busy trading activities that happen underneath. capturing every detail of the lively, surrounding urban landscape as it occurs at the corner of barcelona’s diagonal avenue on glòries square.

 

 


els encants de barcelona

 

 


els encants de barcelona

 

 


els encants de barcelona

 

 


els encants de barcelona

 

 


els encants de barcelona

 

 

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  • This building is a great example of non-sense Architecture. It fails in every point:
    -doesn’t cover from the rain (the roof is much too high to protect all the underspace)
    -doesn’t cover from the wind (idem)
    -doesn’t cover from the sun (idem)
    -all usable surface has slope, so for selling things and standing all day long NOT CONFORTABLE (they complain about physical pain still afterworks)

    So, who the design is targeting?
    Its an example of a building designed just for banal aesthetics, where performance or usability has no role in the desing.

    I think it would be great for rollers, bikers and skaters to record its ridings in the COOL barcelona

    Pep Cabrejat says:
  • for such an impression of iconic structure, you couldn’t ask too much…

    han says:

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