‘Destination Architecture’

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‘Destination Architecture’ is a feature essay published in Mark Magazine # 68 that looks at how a number of buildings completed in Barcelona since the 1990s have been specifically planned and constructed as tourist destinations. The essay is accompanied by an interview with Barcelona councillor for Architecture, Urban Landscape and Heritage Dani Mòdol, and an article by Francesc Muñoz titled ‘Tourism in the Age of Interchangeability.’ Photographs are by Sergio Pirrone.

Article can be read here.

 

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About Rafael Gomez-Moriana

I am an architect, writer and educator. rafagomo.com chronicles my architectural making, writing, teaching and curating activity, while criticalista.com is an archive of my writings as well as a platform for venting personal rants and observations. I studied architecture at the University of Waterloo (Canada) and at the Berlage Institute (the Netherlands). I direct the University of Calgary’s architecture term-abroad program in Barcelona, and have previously taught in the Metropolis Masters Program in Architecture and Urban Culture, CIEE Architecture and Design program, as well as at Carleton University and the University of Manitoba.

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