Donostia / San Sebastián 2016
An ephemeral pavilion will be, during 2016, the information point for "Donostia / San Sebastián 2016, European Capital of Culture". It will be located in City Hall' square, in front of the beach of "La Concha".
The project looks to approach the city to visitors and it reflects their values like creativity, responsibility, respect, empathy or "euskera".
"Kulturola" (The project) is based on the sea, their waves and reflects. It can be seen in its shape as well as their interior and exterior spaces and its identity. It is a dynamic, living and creative pavilion.
The roof as a big wave, cover the pavilion reflecting the city. It symbolizes the sea sound, light and movement defining a meeting space.
Reuse and recycling
Kulturola is a sustainable building. It is made of local and recycled materials. Whole pavilion can be reused in others city's beaches for sporting, playful or social activities.
In the same way, the big wave will be of recycling CD allowing reflects and play of colours from the city, also from the sea.
Type Ephemeral architecture
Location Donostia / San Sebastián
Authors Begoña Pérez, Inma Subias