CICEC (Center of Cultural Exchange between Spain and China)
CICEC is a place that encourages communication between the two cultures with the integration of Chinese people in Spain through the dissemination of cultural and artistic aspects of China themselves.
The project focuses primarily on the reinterpretation of the Chinese Roof. The most important element of the traditional Chinese building, both structural and ornamental element where all the structural weight is concentrated there. Thus, the image of the building will be the structure itself.
The facade of large structural spans is composedis of ETFE, which allowed ignoring the substructure due to its minimal structural overload.
The anchoring system of ETFE is made by a single perimetrical piece that makes the facilities always follow the structural lines.