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Cultural Center Casal Balaguer in Palma de Mallorca



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Cultural Center Casal Balaguer in Palma de Mallorca
Public Building Development, Majorca, Spain – design by Flores & Prats Architects + Duch-Piz
17 Jan 2017
Cultural Center Casal Balaguer
Design: Flores & Prats Architects + Duch-Piz
Location: Palma, Majorca
the new Cultural Center Casal Balaguer, designed by flores & Prats with duch-Piz, is completed. the project is a renovation of a historical house in the center of Palma de Mallorca. After a two-decade long process that had architects Ricardo Flores, Eva Prats, Duch Navarro and Xisco Piz Alabern confront themselves with the physicality of history, a new surprising life has been given to the building.
image : Jose? Hevia
Casal Balaguer is a palace in the historical center of the city, capital of Mallorca, biggest island in the Spanish Balearic archipelago. A large aristocratic house originated in the fourteenth century, renovated in the sixteenth and enlarged in the eighteenth. Late last century, the City Council of Palma decided to turn Casal Balaguer into a cultural center. This project, that Flores & Prats Architects conceived with Duch-Piz, heralds a new stage of the building, which has now been converted from a family home into a public building open to all the city.

image : Adria? Goula
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