Canodrom by Antoni Bonet i Castellana. New interior design of the building by Dear Design

11/10/2017
Canodrom by Antoni Bonet i Castellana. New interior design of the building by Dear Design
[BCN] Spain
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Canodrom building by Antoni Bonet i Castellana. Photograph © Filippo Poli
Dear Design won the competition for the interior design of the emblematic Canódromo building by Antoni Bonet i Castellana located in Barcelona.

Dear Design has incorporated new flexible, dynamic and technological facilities respecting the old building and honoring the minimalist architecture of Bonet i Castellana. The materials contrast with the previous ones and they have been used in order to give the building a modern appearance, creating attractive spaces. In the interior the furniture seeks to approach the architect Bonet i Castellana but employing his latest designs.

Description of the project by Dear Design

The new Creative Research Park of Barcelona is located in the Canódromo, the emblematic rationalist building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Bonet i Castellana in 1961.

After the renovation of the building in 2016, Dear Design Studio won the competition for the interior design of the building, and also proposed the design of corporate identity and signage to give the project greater coherence. The challenge was to adapt the facilities of the old Canódromo to its new function: a flexible and dyna...read more

Design
Dear Design
Creative director
Ignasi Llauradó
Graphic design
Jordi Rins
Collaborators
Paulina Calcagno, Sebastián Pereira, Lai
a Freixes, Cristina Anglès, Fran Rodríguez
Client
Ayuntamiento de Barcelona
Dates
2016
Area
2312 m²
Location
Carrer de la Riera d'Horta, 3, Barc
elona, Spain

Design

Dear Design, is a creative studio founded in Barcelona in 2005 that creates unique interior spaces focused on the user's experience and environments; Reflecting the DNA of the brand to make them stand out from the competitors.

Specializing in retail, Dear Design works in concept interiors for restaurants, common work spaces, offices, pop-ups and ephemeral installations.

BONET i CASTELLANA

Antoni Bonet i Castellana, known as Antonio Bonet, (Barcelona, ​​1913-1989) was an architect, urban planner and Spanish designer, who lives in the River Plate for most of his life.

He began his professional career with the architects Josep Lluís Sert and Torres Clavé, who founded the MIDVA (Home Furnishings current housing). In those years he was a member of GATCPAC. In 193...read more