Gustafson Porter to Design Spanish Park

31 January 2011 (Last Updated January 31st, 2011 18:30)

An international joint venture team led by London-based Gustafson Porter has won a competition to design the £63m ($101m) Valencia Parque Central in Valencia, Spain. The winning project "Aigua Plena de Seny" was designed by Gustafson Porter in collaboration with Borgos Pieper architect

An international joint venture team led by London-based Gustafson Porter has won a competition to design the £63m ($101m) Valencia Parque Central in Valencia, Spain.

The winning project "Aigua Plena de Seny" was designed by Gustafson Porter in collaboration with Borgos Pieper architects, Nova Ingenieri'a Project Management and Valencia-based Grupotec Engineers.

The design includes a 23ha park, half of which will be planted, set over the new rail tunnels.

The team beat competition from major firms such as Zaha Hadid, Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners, Foreign Office Architects and West 8.