by Elena Grandal in Architecture on Monday 9 January 2012

The architects’ José Selgas and Lucía Cano’s work, El Batel, was made to look like a container. An excellent idea, as the building is located in the port of the Spanish coastal city of Cartagena, where loads of containers are brought to the city by boat. What Selgas and Cano couldn’t predict is that when the citizens of Cartagena saw this rectangular, plastic, multicolored frame, they would name it ‘the tupperware’.
El Batel Conference Center (2)