Circulation towers

Lift towers for Reina Sophia art gallery, Madrid

Three 36m high stair and lift towers to the Centro de Arte Reina Sophia, Madrid, Spain by Ian Ritchie Architects. Two circulation towers at the front for public access from Plaza Santa Isabel, one around the corner at the back of the gallery for goods and artworks, a goods lift sized to take Picasso’s Geurnica. Mild steel, stainless streel and glass.

Service: Ian Ritchie Architects

Location: Madrid, Spain

Client: Reina Sophia Art Gallery

Cost: Undisclosed

Areas: XXm2

Dates: 1989

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