After undergoing various refurbishments over a ten year period, this historic, century-old building, known as “La Alhóndiga” opened as a cultural and sports centre. Originally designed by the French architect Phillip Starck, this most recent of refurbishments was a collaboration between Arup (engineering) and MECS (architecture). As the design engineers responsible for the structures as well as the mechanical and electrical installations, Arup undertook the challenge of converting the old...
- Year 2010
- Work finished in 2010
- Client Ayuntamiento de Bilbao
- Status Completed works
- Type Multi-purpose Cultural Centres / Recovery/Restoration of Historic Buildings