places from no-places: El Nus de la Trinitat
This project, carried out as part of the spatial experimentation course, offered us the opportunity to design under very different conditions than usual. Starting from an initial research on the outskirts and urban voids, we had to choose a place that matched the characteristics of this kind of spaces: inhospitable, unfinished, unresolved, chaotic, residual...
We found a large piece of land located between the roads of the Nus de la Trinidad in Barcelona that was used as a dumping ground for urban material, mostly street lamps and traffic lights. The particularity of this road junction is that it is located between residential neighborhoods, being a considerable obstacle in the urban landscape as well as for the communication between them, so this issue was a potential point to start from in out project.
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