Metro Station Drassanes (Barcelona)


Metro Station Drassanes (Barcelona)

“An existing subway or metro station does not give much room to creativity. Drassanes is a metro station in Barcelona’s Ciutat Vella district at the old docks of Port Vell.
The original station was built in 1968. Eduardo Gutiérrez Munné and Jordi Fernández Río, the 31-year-old partners of ON-A Arquitectura WWW.ON-A.ES, had no other option but to accept the limitations of the constricted space and make the best of it by covering the old station with new surfaces. They decided that a subway car already has everything a passenger needs and proceeded to create a station that emulates the feel of (a) subway cars. Light-weight, white glass-enforced concrete covers the vertical surfaces and a resin component helps make the white floors vibration-proof.”

– via IguaneAvecLaQueue

6 thoughts on “Metro Station Drassanes (Barcelona)”

  1. Tocmai ce m am intors din Barcelona si pot sa spun ca pozele chiar sunt facute din unghiuri F bune 🙂 E frumos la Drassanes, da’ nu prea!

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