Gallery: Coruña’s Green-Roofed Town Hall Echoes the Gorgeous Countrysid...

The city of Coruña’s new sociocultural center and town hall is part meeting place, part mountain. The green-roofed complex was designed by Rojo/Fernández-Shaw Architects to house the city’s administrative, cultural, meeting and social services. Dubbed the “Magic Mountain” Town Hall, its open-plan layout was inspired by the central meeting place of Ancient Greece—the Agora, while its roof, covered in green and red succulents, reflects the lush splendor of the surrounding landscape.

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