Caixaforum by Estudio Carme Pinos in Spain is suspended above the ground, and meant to serve as a small city with a variety of functions.
The building features a public garden meant for relaxation, as well as a space for when large events take place. Moreover, the building serves as a cultural center and museum for visitors. Finally, other features include coffee shops and restaurants, an auditorium as well as a gift shop. People attending the museum will have a wealth of options to choose from.
Overall the suspended nature of the building makes the design stand out from others in the area, drawing people in with its forward-thinking architecture and multiple offerings for things to do.
Photo Credits: designboom, cpinos
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