Snowworld Barcelona Press

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At thismoment gas arrives at theport of BCN compressed, liquid and at -165ºC. To “re-gasify” this liquid, an interchange of temperature releases 30MW ! of ‘cold’ into the Mediterranean. The snowworld project wants to reuse this cold to produce snow and ice in a eco-friendly way

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WITHOUT CO2 EMISSIONS

The project consist in a multi-use wintersportscomplex

-200 rooms Hotel

-Fitness and Wellness center

-2 Restaurants

-2 conference hall and offices

-a shopping area

-2 Ice rinks

-1 Indoor Skitrack 300 mt long 50 mt high.

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With complete integration in the urban landscape of the harbor combined with a total sustainable approach. The structure outside the huge volume of the skitrack allowed us to design a really airtight volume, with no thermal bridges.

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This fact make also possible to design a great inside space, free of beams and pipeworks (unlike every other indoor skitrack in the world).

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The energy source for cooling is ZERO CO2 emission, and moreover the position INSIDE the city avoids the need for using cars, enhancing the pubblic transportation in a area in developement.

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Other important facts are that we are Creating synergies in a compact ‘smartcity’, increasing the neighborhood quality.

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the project has been designed according to ASHRAE , LEED and VERDE certification criteria.

In collaboration with B01 arquitectes

 

 

 

 

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