odile decq reveals new images of 'antares', a residential tower being built in barcelona

odile decq reveals new images of 'antares', a residential tower being built in barcelona

new images and more information has been announced regarding ‘antares’, the luxury residential tower designed by french architect odile decq. first unveiled at the 2018 venice architecture biennale, the project is currently under construction in barcelona where it will present sweeping views across the city and the adjacent mediterranean sea. as well as the scheme’s distinctive external appearance, decq is also responsible for the project’s interiors.



antares, which is being developed by the shaftesbury asset management group, will comprise 28 stories and a total of 89 residences. located on avinguda diagonal, one of barcelona’s broadest and most important avenues, the building will offer a selection of 1- to 4-bedroom residences, duplexes, and penthouses. homes will feature spacious balconies, floor-to-ceiling windows, and terraces that provide encompassing views of the catalan capital.



‘antares is my first residential development and its design speaks to the heart of my philosophy to bring originality and innovation to everything I do,’ explains odile decq. ‘I hope antares sets a new standard for what a luxury building can be. from the building’s architecture, which embraces the beauty of the surrounding barcelona area, all the way to the finishes in the interiors, I have taken the utmost care and consideration into every aspect of its design.’



antares will also feature a curated collection of lifestyle and wellness amenities for residents. these include: a sky terrace complete with an infinity pool on the building’s roof; a separate floor of wellness amenities including a state-of-the-art gym, yoga room, indoor pool and sauna, treatment rooms, and relaxation areas; and a spacious private garden area and porte-cochère.



‘we are excited to be collaborating with odile decq to bring a truly unique development to the barcelona residential market,’ adds philippe camus, the chief executive officer of the shaftesbury asset management group. ‘antares will feature artful design, exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail that together provides a compelling offering we are confident buyers will respond well to.’ sales began in fall 2019 with the building expected to begin occupancy in 2020. more information can be found of the project’s official website.

odile decq interview antares barcelona
see designboom’s previous coverage of the project here | image © designboom



project info:


name: antares
location: barcelona, spain
design: odile decq
developer: the shaftesbury asset management group
status: under construction, sales began in fall 2019 with the building expected to begin occupancy in 2020

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