Open House Barcelona 2014 is already very, very close. And just a few hours ago that his press department did we get a list of news with photographs of everything new that awaits us in this issue of the end of the year most architecturally week 🙂
Many of the buildings of Open House 2013 repeated presence in 2014, but in addition, this year will see some wonders and curious places like inside the Venetian Towers (Plaza España), the terraces of Santa Maria del Mar, the stables of the city police or Casa Bartomeu and Pati dels Tarongers, with incredible panoramic views of Barcelona, among others;-)
The city invited this year is Vilassar de Dalt. In it, besides being able to visit 12 buildings, you can make a historic tour of the Catalan vault, thanks to the work of the architect Rafael Guastavino. This architect before exporting this construction system succeed in New York, technically perfected and managed to cover exceptionally large spaces such as the Theatre of the Estate. You can see pictures of the most important news of the Open House 2014 in the special board that we created on Pinterest.
The Open House 2014 also brings us new activities such as Open Green.
The Open Green includes new activities, designed in collaboration with World Sustainable Building 2014, the world’s largest meeting on sustainable building. The green proposals made accessible to the lay public the benefits of sustainable construction, either to improve the quality of life and preserve the heritage.
This year, the festival returns to support practitioners to promoting Marquet Architecture, architects fair, organized by the group of young architects of Catalonia (AJAC), member of the College of Architects of Catalonia (COAC).
The 2014 Barcelona Open House this year is possible thanks to the collaboration of 1200 volunteers. Following the success of previous editions, it is expected to reach 50,000 visitors who will enjoy another year of more than 150 buildings in Barcelona, Santa Coloma de Gramenet and Vilassar de Dalt.
In the following attachment you can find the full list of new buildings in Open House 2014. Remember that our agenda you can read all visitable buildings at Open House 2014.