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  • One of the most rewarding parts of studying architecture is when you see a detail or architectural move in real life that would be explained through architectural theory.

    I experienced one of these moments when I saw the sea from the courtyard of the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona. The extension in the early 1990s was by Helio Piñón and Albert Viaplana.

    It's exciting to see places that express a better understanding of architectural theory. It's obvious that they did their analysis.

    You can see the Barcelona skyline and the Med if you look closely at the photo, at the top where the windows angle.
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