Location: Barcelona, Spain
Client: Generalitat de Catalunya
Total area: 20.000 (sqm)
The outcome of the design competition held for the various Olympic facilities resulted in the brief for the INEFC being awarded to RBTA’s team. After a number of changes of site and program, it was finally constructed on the western edge of Barcelona’s Olympic Ring.
The building first served as the venue for various Olympic events, and afterwards as the seat of a graduate and post graduate center for physical education teachers. INEFC’s proximity to the many other sport facilities located on the hill of Montjuic contribute to the animated atmosphere created by students, spectators and participants alike.
The building is austere...