Hotel Puerta America

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Hotel Puerta America By Foster + Partners as Architects

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The Silken Group’s Hotel Puerta America in Central Madrid was conceived as an architectural showcase, with individual floors fitted-out by different world-renowned architects, including Foster + Partners, Zaha Hadid, John Pawson, and Ushida Findlay. The Foster vision for the second floor was inspired by the work of the late Basque sculptor, Eduardo Chillida, who was a personal friend of both the client and Lord Foster. Chillida’s work explored natural materials, organic forms, and an architectural sense of space – concerns which are reworked in the Foster scheme.

Chillida’s treatment of space as a material to mould, and the interplay between…


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Project details
Location MadridSpain
Program Type Hotel
Year Build completed in the year 2005
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Architects Foster + Partners

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