Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Torre Agbar

Torre Agbar by Jean Nouvel and Fermín Vázquez, Avinguda Diagonal, Barcelona
Torre Agbar by Jean Nouvel and Fermín Vázquez, 2004
Avinguda Diagonal
Barcelona, March 2017

“The Torre Agbar is a 38-story skyscraper/tower located between Avinguda Diagonal and Carrer Badajoz, near Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, which marks the gateway to the new technological district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel in association with the Spanish firm b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos and built by Dragados. The Torre Agbar is located in the Poblenou neighbourhood of Barcelona and is named after its owners, the Agbar Group, a holding company whose interests include the Barcelona water company Aigües de Barcelona.” (Torre Agbar, Wikipedia)

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