NP Gas Station

The petrol station in Madrid is remarkable for its canopy that takes the shape of organically flowing waves. It also closely resemble the motion of the wings of a bird and although it is supported by a heavy steel construction and is clad in naturally weathering corten steel plates, the canopy still creates a feeling of lightness and free motion. It is also very perceptible towards the surrounding hilly terrain and with its rusty colour merges completely with the desert-like Spanish terrain. With their building Moneo and Brock also play with the Robert Venturi’s who was exploring in his…...

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