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Giant Rainbow Hued Umbrellas Pop Up in Spain!

Posted By Diane Pham On August 1, 2011 @ 7:02 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,gallery | 1 Comment


Spain, Cordoba, ParedesPino Arquitectos, Centro Abierto de Actividades Ciudadanas (CAAC), umbrellas, sun shades, solar umbrellas, public spaces, urban development, urban revitalization, public playgrounds, local markets spain

Each umbrella has been prefabricated and varies in both height and diameter. Moreover, by equipping each umbrella with a light [5], the space can be occupied at all hours,  avoiding the plight that often comes with parks of this size when night falls. Instead, the illumination [5] activates a completely different experience as compared to the day, but remains equally as charming and secure.

Opened just a few months ago, this new square has become a major draw to both locals and tourists alike. The sunshade arrangement across the vast space is an incredible play of both shadow and light, creating a dynamic city center accessible to everyone.

+ ParadesPino Arquitectos [3]


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[3] ParedesPino Arquitectos: http://www.paredespino.com/

[4] water issues: http://www.inhabitat.com/water

[5] light: http://inhabitat.com/lighting

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