Gallery: Striking Corten Steel Umbrellas to Shade Madrid’s 2010 Shangha...

Madrid's 2010 Shanghai Pavilion - a glazed sustainable housing solution wrapped in bamboo louvers - is about to undergo a sustainable upgrade with a new facade of Corten steel umbrellas. The building was designed by Foreign Office Architects and eventually
 
Madrid's 2010 Shanghai Pavilion - a glazed sustainable housing solution wrapped in bamboo louvers - is about to undergo a sustainable upgrade with a new facade of Corten steel umbrellas. The building was designed by Foreign Office Architects and eventually converted into a commercial office and retail complex, although it is showing signs of rust and its bamboo elements have completely rotted out. So the municipality commissioned 3Gatti Architecture Studio to design a striking new shading system - read on for a closer look!

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