January 4, 2011
STAR, together with emG -equip de projectes microgaia (Barcelona) and SUC arquitectes (Valencia), was one of seven teams selected for the second phase of the competition Porta Les Planes, part of a bigger scheme Les Portes de Collserola (Collserola Doors) in Barcelona, Spain.
STAR+emG+SUC will compete with EMBA, Gausa-Raveau + Nabito, Sanabria&Planas-Gallegos, Interlands Ciutat i Territori, Toni Gironés, and Albert Viaplana + David Viaplana. The seven teams were selected from 192 submissions. The jury was chaired by Vicente Guallart, Chief architect of the City of Barcelona.
In the 1980sBarcelonabegan integrating its littoral zone into the city. At present the City aims to connect Barcelona with the Collserola Mountain via 16 green corridors to make the territory more accessible to the urban areas.