Llobregat Sports Centre: Alvaro Siza Building, Cornella

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Llobregat Architecture : Sports Centre Catalunya

Catalan Sports Building – design by Alvaro Siza, Architect, Spain

Llobregat Sports Centre

Location: Cornella, Barcelona, Catalunya
Date built: 2006
Design: Alvaro Siza, Architect

The £14m Llobregat Sports Centre contains 40,000 sqm of space. It should be joined soon by a new stadium for Espanyol. It is designed using simple forms in fair-faced concrete, typical for Siza.

The internal pool space is oval-shaped with peripheral curved ramps, like a magnified London Penguin Pool: its roof is dotted with sixty-two circular rooflights. There is also a rectilinear 2,500-seat sports hall.

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Llobregat Sports Centre design : Alvaro Siza

Location: Cornella, Barcelona, Spain

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