Gallery: An Inflatable Building in Barcelona Provides A New Kind of Ins...


The Poblenou district in Barcelona was once buzzing with industry until an industrial decline in the 20th century left old warehouses still standing in the neighborhood without much activity. The city is now trying to revitalize the district and has started a test area called 22@Barcelona. One of the new projects in the area is the Media-TIC building. Designed by Cloud9 architects led by Enric Ruiz Geli, it blends old structures with new information utilizing an inflatable smart facade that regulates sunlight and temperature for the structure.

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