Main projects
Cultural Center of Castelo Branco, Portugal Film Theatre of Catalonia. Barcelona PGGM Company Headquarters. Zeist, The Netherlands La Factory, Offices in Boulogne-Billancourt, France Hotel (4*) AC Fórum and Office Tower for CZF for the Forum 2004, Barcelona International Convention Center, in the area of Forum 2004, Barcelona Largo da Devesa City Square in Castelo Branco, Portugal New Headquarters for the Deutsche Bundesbank in Chemnitz 26 Housing units in Amsterdam. The Netherlands 16 social housing block for the “Housing Festival”. Deen Haag (The Hague), The Netherlands Development of the medieval town of Ullastret (Girona)
Other projects
Residential building in Barcelona Prague National Gallery Entrance Hall Reconstruction of the historical centre of Sibenik, Croatia Project: Official residence of the Spanish Embassy in Australia (Canberra) Project: Place de la République in Paris, France Remodelling of Banc Sabadell. Barcelona Reconstruction of an old country mansion. La Garrotxa, Girona Remodelling of the Bank de Sabadell main office Project: New Camp Nou stadium, Barcelona Office Building for the World Trade Center Almeda Park Project: Skyscraper tower office for the company Maag Areal Students’ house Sant Jordi One family house in Mallorca Project: Design of the Lustgarten Project: Redesign for the Zoological Gardens in Vincennes, Paris Multifunctional complex Joan Güell, Barcelona
Cultural Center of Castelo Branco, Portugal
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Typology: Cultural Center
Project: 2000 - 2006
Construction: 2012 - 2013
Surface: 4,300 m2
Site: Largo da Devesa City Square, Castelo Branco (Portugal)
Photo: Adrià Goula

The plaza is a surface, a topography drawn out in relation to the movement of the water and built by pedreiros, following patterns that are abstract but not random.

Floating on this surface is an object. At its base, water, frozen here to form a skating rink.

Josep Lluís Mateo, 2013