plaza real 18 barcelona
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barcelona - third prize
external reference architects: m.tepedino, n. toribio, c.zappulla with the collaboration of jp. paulet and m. savino In accordance with the conditions that the client specifies in the guideline, two essential requirements have to be met in the future project for the gallery RAS of Barcelona: to preserve the bookcase designed by Jaime Salazar and to keep the budget to the minimum. So, the design process was based not only on the preservation of the mentioned furniture, but also on applying the concept of minimum resources to the design aspects as well. For this reason, instead of introducing languages which are alien to the context of the current gallery, the project started from the same geometry and functional base of the existing bookcase, generating a process of mutation of its DNA and adapting it to new demands.