Herzog & de Meuron
Project
2004-2006
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Process

Burgos lies on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela and is a city of churches.

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The high-speed railway connects Burgos to the Paris-Madrid line and stops at Bilbao.

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A three-step master plan. First step: thanks to the new railroad line, 12 km of inner-city railroad bed have been freed up for a boulevard. Second step: the neighborhoods are densified. Third step: new neighborhoods emerge on the edge of the city.

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The proposal for the Burgos Bulevar is presented at an exhibition in Burgos.

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Team

Facts

Client
Consorcio para la Gestión de la Variante Ferroviaria de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
Planning
General Planning: Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland
Architect Planning: Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland
Urban Planning: Prointec, Madrid, Spain
Building Data
Site Area: 37'673'650 sqft, 3'500'000 sqm
Gross floor area (GFA): 17'222'240 sqft, 1'600'000 sqm