Bosque Carbonífero Ciuden

Bosque Carbonífero Ciuden

Architect
SIC Arquitectura y urbanismo SLP
Location
Ponferrada, Spain
Project Year
2011
Category
Cultural Centres

Bosque Carbonífero Ciuden

SIC Arquitectura y urbanismo SLP as Architects

Four sjuxtaposed rings express four main concepts: Energy, Didactics, Plantation and Experimentation. A double-layer solar membrane generates energy as well as protect the inner atmosphere from the most injurious rays of the sun of the summer, allowing the entrance of light the rest of the time. The search of shade, humidity and optimal conditions forest development, causes a parcial burial of the volume, offering a discreet and respectful construction which dialogues with the two existing constructions: MSP and the Museum of the Energy.

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