Fear of Columns


Contest “Fear of Columns”

 

Columns, The contest “Fear of Columns”, Barcelona Pavilion. There is recreation of the 8 columns and two rollers that preceded the Pavilion Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona.

The 2 of June of 1986, coinciding with the centenary of the birth of Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe, was the reconstruction of the Pavilion that the architect had built for the international exhibition of 1929.

 

Barcelona Pavilion columns

 

The Fudacin Mies van der Rohe intends to reach all those people who are curious about the landmark Pavilion on the occasion of the anniversary the history of the city, and recreation is promoted in the 8 columns and 2 rollers on a temporary basis.

View night stairs

View night stairs

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View clear day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The proposal was to create the 8 columns in reverse, i.e., suspended in the air, floating above a sheet of water which controls access to visitors and which distorts or focuses the vision of the Pavilion as the point in which the citizen is.

 

View network columns

View network columns

With the composition of the materials used in construction, establishing a system of lighting that changes color, so the perception changes constantly. Giving a new feeling to the Viewer, during any visit to the Pavilion.

View purple stairs

View purple stairs

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View stairs cloudy

View night stairs

View night stairs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View night purple

View night purple

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View afternoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Architects: José Luis French + Francisco Suárez

To conclude, If want to continue learning and seeing them tasks that performs this Foundation, visit Barcelona Pavilion.