fall 2012_Clemson University School of Architecture_ Construction Materials and Methods Field trip with Professor Anna Ramos, October 4, 2012
Construction Site Visit of the ILLA CENTER in Masnou, designed by Barber-Renteria Arquitectes
The project of the Illa Center consists in the transformation, in phases, of the former industrial sector in a residential area of the city center with new apartment buildings, retail space, underground parking and pedestrian area.
The project is a typical example of conversion and change of use from industrial to residential, seeking economic and urban regeneration of the area.
Students had the opportunity to learn from first hand and accompanied by the architects, Victoria Barber and Josafath Renteria, the whole project’s design and managment process prior to beginning of construction, the most typical construction details of the project … and have also done with architects construction site visit, participating in the daily work of one young architecture office in Barcelona.