Called Barceló Temporary Market, the structures remain in place while a series of new buildings for the area are under construction, including a shopping centre, sports centre and library.
The temporary market is made up of six connected buildings with pentagonal footprints, each clad in translucent polycarbonate panels.
These structures will be reused elsewhere in the city once the permanent buildings are in place.
Images courtesy of Roland Halbe
From the Architects:
The new Barceló market and its surroundings area project is in fact the result of various other projects: An urban combination of different scale and programme elements that have come together to significantly transform a dense central area of Madrid. The idea originates from the definition of new areas that connect and link the different structures and foreseen functions of the market, shopping centre, sports centre, public library, car parks, temporary market and outdoor areas. The built-up complex is made up of three independent structures joined to a new public square.
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