Monday, 26 May 2008

The language factory

Benedetta Tagliabue has already produced one landmark building in
Barcelona and now the celebrated architect will be responsible for
another. After the success of the Santa Caterina marketplace with its
multi-coloured roof, Tagliabue has been charged by the Barcelona City
Council to oversee the rebuilding of the Can Ricart factory in the
city's 22@ district, which is destined to become the new home of the
Casa de les Llengües, or House of Languages, in 2010. (Full story in
printed edition)