Endesa Pavilion by Margen-Lab and IaaC

© Adrià Goula

Endesa Pavilion by Margen-Lab and IaaC

Designed by Margen Lab and driven by IAAC (Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia), the Endesa Pavilion was self-sufficient solar wood building installed at the Marina Dock.

Architects: Margen-Lab
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Photographs: Adrià Goula

Endesa Pavilion by Margen-Lab and IaaC
© Adrià Goula
Endesa Pavilion by Margen-Lab and IaaC
© Adrià Goula

Completed in one month and over a period of one year, the pavillion is actually the prototype of a multi-scale construction system.

Endesa Pavilion by Margen-Lab and IaaC
© Adrià Goula
Endesa Pavilion by Margen-Lab and IaaC
© Adrià Goula

As part of a cutting-edge smart grid plan of Endesa, Smartcity Barcelona provisional Control Centre was an innovative solar-powered building which was also open to the public as an exhibition centre for the project.

Endesa Pavilion by Margen-Lab and IaaC
© Adrià Goula

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Endesa Pavilion by Margen-Lab and IaaC
© Adrià Goula
Endesa Pavilion by Margen-Lab and IaaC
© Adrià Goula

Inspiration from architect:

The structure brings the distributed intelligence concept to the realm of architecture through a multi scalar approach. The skin will act as a network of intelligent nodes, a “solar brick” that protects from the solar radiation, collects and storage the energy the data at the local scale.