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Odile Decq has just announced the completion of her latest residential tower project called Antares Barcelona.
Located along Plaça de Llevant and characterized by a brilliant black, red and white color scheme and layers of curved terraces, the tower rises 26 stories above Barcelona’s Mediterranean beaches Museo Blau and Blue Flag to contain 88 residential units in which is the French architect. very first Barcelona design.
Each unit has been personally designed by Decq and includes a suite of amenities. According to the architect, “This includes a 1,000 square meter wellness area with a gym, steam rooms and sauna, a green wall, an indoor swimming pool, cocoon yoga cocoons, a Sky Terrace with a swimming pool rooftop infinity pool with stunning 360 views of Barcelona, and a fully landscaped garden and outdoor pavilion.”
Decq said it set out to design a “truly innovative building that not only redefines the skyline of Barcelona, but sets a new benchmark for luxury living”.
Our 2019 coverage of Luxembourg developer Shaftsbury’s announcement of the project predicted a “bold and dramatic architectural statement”, which the designer delivered three years later appears as advertised, linking a new restaurant, Michelin-winning Romain Fornell’s The Grand Cafe Rougeto the neighborhood while contrasting boldly with the stuffy apartment buildings that surround it.