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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
16/12/2012

Martín Lejarraga, cruise terminal of Cartagena (Murcia)

 
Under a concrete roof fragmented like a puzzle and decorated with ceramic pieces, Martín Lejarraga has built a new venue for civic coexistence as part of an overall expansion of the Alfonso XII Pier at the Port of Cartagena. On an 11,000 square meter piece of land, Lejarraga’s studio seeks to provide the cruise ship terminal with new facilities and make it function as an element connecting the port to the city’s historic center nearby, receiving travelers arriving by sea and offering shade to passers-by. Over slender columns, a curving line incorporates two posts for the National Police and the Civil Guard, a tourist information office, a children’s play area, and an educational center for imparting knowledge about the flora and fauna of the Cartagena coast.
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