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Meritxell Inaraja i Genís | The Catalan Book Week

Architecture Meritxell Inaraja i Genís | The Catalan Book Week

The Catalan Book Week is a fair that takes place every year for two weeks in September in the center of Barcelona city. For the 2011 edition, the new stands were built from a manufactured product and a natural material , easy to transport and recycling: wooden transport boxes.

Meritxell Inaraja i Genís | The Catalan Book WeekSo, the stands are wood transport boxes manipulated to became a selling stand that when they are closed offer the maximum safety, and a lot of product’s visibility when opened. For the first time , the boxes were placed on a park and on a wood platform that defined and guarantee the flatness of the surface , isolated from dust and rain and allowed the facilities.

Meritxell Inaraja i Genís | The Catalan Book Week

Meritxell Inaraja i Genís | The Catalan Book WeekOn future editions the same boxes can land directly on the pavement of streets, squares, parks , trails , beaches … to open up and show what they have inside and create a world of their own.

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Architect: Meritxell Inaraja i Genís
Project name: The Catalan Book Week
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