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Riouxa Park | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Riouxa Park | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Riouxa Park | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Riouxa Park | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Riouxa Park | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Riouxa Park | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Riouxa Park | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Riouxa Park | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
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Year: 1991
Location: Vigo, Spain
Client: Municipality of Vigo
Total area: 60,000 (sqm)

This landscape intervention aimed to transform 60 000m2 of former agricultural land into an urban park within easy reach of the city. On the outskirts of Vigo, in the popular district of Teis, the terrain extends in a gentle slope towards the estuary.

The Taller’s concept of the Mediterranean public garden developed for this project is clearly based on the Arab garden approach to building a natural equilibrium between availability and design. This adds another symbolic facet inspired by the Roman understanding of public spaces as a place for meeting, with distinct hierarchies of effect, ranging from the mythical great house of...

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Riouxa Park

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