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“Instead of planning the building as an independent object in an open public space, we decided to design a structure that would both generate and articulate this public space. These considerations almost inevitably led to the proposal of an elevated, flat triangular form. Not only does this form correspond ideally to the project perimeter, covering the entire area within, it is also a perfect expression of the specific location of this site.”
Herzog & de Meuron

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  • Oscar Arias
    Oscar Arias commented
    the skin of the building is amazing, and walk under the candeliver is as walking in a cave (the skin pretens the cave rugosity). very nice
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