SCOB weaves three skate parks into barcelona's urban fabric SCOB weaves three skate parks into barcelona's urban fabric
jun 17, 2015

SCOB weaves three skate parks into barcelona's urban fabric

SCOB weaves three skate parks into barcelona’s urban fabric
photography by adrià goula




weaving public skateparks into the urban fabric: SCOB arquitectura i paisaje has designed three, each located in a different district in barcelona: poble nou, les corts and nou barris. what differentiates this scheme is their location, predominantly, skate parks have been isolated on the outskirts of the city. however, ‘landskate parks’ combines the activity of skating into a new and alternative public space.

the design aims to create an interaction between skate parks and the urban surroundings




the strategy is to blend the sport, a park, a square into one. creating new meeting points, uniting people of different backgrounds, encouraging social interaction and expose children to develop an interest in skating. the concrete bowls, dips and ramps seamlessly interact with the park landscape, allowing the two public, recreational spaces to evolve together.

parc esportiu urbà de la mar bella (districte de sant martí, barcelona)


the new skate parks has become an alternative and contemporary public space

they create meeting  points, unite both skaters and pedestrians, encouraging their interaction



plan: mar bella sports park in poble nou

plan: parc esportiu urbà de nou barris (districte de nou barris, barcelona)


plan: cuadrado sports park in les corts

  • Pretty interesting things happening out there!

    Ivan Skateando says:

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