FX Awards 2015: The winners

Global Project

Winner: OneOcean Port Vell Barcelona

By SCOB architecture and landscape

Global Project

Image credit: Adrià Goula

Category sponsored by Interface

The OneOcean Port Vell Marina in Barcelona has extended and improved its facilities in order to provide service to the increased demand of cruising yachts. The project involved the construction of two buildings on the water and the landscape management of the quayside, and comprises One Ocean Club and The Gallery Building.

The aim was to achieve the integration of the new buildings and the public space within the singular environment, which is half-way between the industrial port and the old town of Barcelona.

The buildings are covered by a lattice, which has been specially designed for the project, providing protection against solar radiation, strong winds and the saline environment. The materials and colours seek to minimise the visual impact by gently integrating themselves within the environment and the boats.

The judges said:

'A new interpretation of marina design with a dramatic nautical air that captures the ephemeral magic required for a singular hospitality dining experience.'

Finalists & judges' comments

Rosewood London by BECK Interiors
'A powerful and unique sense of space

Lily - impressionist by Dumas Interior Design Group
'Great use of the frosted light boxes and dramatic play of light'

Sino Ocean Taikoo Li Chengdu by Elena Galli Giallini and Spawton Architecture
'Dramatic internal ceiling scopes are captivating'

Yacht Club de Monaco by Foster + Partners
'Follows function and fluidity of the finest yacht design'

At Will by Ganna Design
'Fantastically lively domestic setting'

Medibank Workplace by Hassell
'A masterclass of inventive and inspirational design married perfectly to an uplifting building that draws one in and delights at every turn

Atlas Holdings by HLW International
'Refined sophisticated quality'

Canada House - Canadian Embassy by Stantec Architecture
'Daring and determined reinvention of a historic building'

A Scence of Woods by Sun-Life Interior Design
'An amazing sense of the landscape inside, very peaceful'

 

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