SelgasCano

SelgasCano

SelgasCano has used clear and translucent materials to create light, transparent buildings. The market hall is a caterpillar-shaped metal structure that shines at night to become a focal point for the neighbourhood. Stalls on the ground floor serve food from around the world, while people eat upstairs in amongst the treetops. The second building of their pair has a winter garden, so people can enter their working space through the calm of the foliage.

SelgasCano was founded in 1998 in Madrid. In the UK they are perhaps best known for their 2015 commission to build the Serpentine Pavilion in Hyde Park. Worldwide, they have exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Guggenheim, New York and Design Museum in London.

SelgasCano
SelgasCano
“Translucent backlight materials act as a big lamp that illuminates the market, making it shine at night.”
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