Gallery: Buenos Aires’ Faena Arts Center Opens in a Renovated Mill With...

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Located in an up and coming area of Buenos Aires called Puerto Madero, the brand new Faena Arts Center is a magnificent recycled wheat mill that now holds luxury apartments, offices, and a modern arts space. The building stands where an old 1908 Molinos Rio de la Plata structure used to be and is one of many developments financed by Argentine businessman Alan Faena. Designed by Faena Group Architects, who have previously worked in the area with Phillip Starck, Norman Foster, and Mike McCormack, the space was formerly used to produce food for Europeans immigrants running away from the first World War and now it keeps nurturing people with art and culture.

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