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* Architecture: MECA by BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) + FREAKS freearchitects

Posted by the editors on Thursday, 21 June 2012

Architecture: MECA by BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) + FREAKS freearchitects: “..’MECA’, the maison de l’economie creative et de la culture en Aquitane in bordeaux, france. positioned along the historic garonne riverfront, the looping structure willcontain three regional visual and performing arts agencies within one location, framing a centralized and outdoor public space for events overlooking the water. the 12,000 square meter building integrates contemporary art, a performing arts institution, and center for literature and movies. a promenade rises to form a roof above the lobbies, generating the urban room’s stage with skylit galleries below and then returns to ground level to continue the pedestrian route..”  Cultural hub in Bordeaux, France; dynamic form, social sensibility..

See our posts on four other projects by BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group):

image: courtesy of BIG + FREAK freearchitects; article: Designboom

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