Barcelona funicular wins prestigious international design award

Barcelona funicular wins prestigious international design award

The commitment towards a more sustainable future is increasingly evident in Barcelona. Even international awards confirm this. the International Design Awardsa set of awards that recognize, celebrate and promote design visionaries, awarded La Cuca de Llum, the funicular that runs to Tepedado, First prize in the sustainability categoryDesigning green architecture and sustainable infrastructure.

Isabel Puig/Barcelona City Council

In 2021, the Cuca de Llum replaced the historic funicular at Tibidabo Amusement Park, which had been in operation since 1901, to reduce emissions and enhance public transportation. since then It has become an international reference in sustainable design and mobility. In fact, the International Design Awards are not the first awards he has won; It also accumulates other international awards such as Architizer A+, Dan Paris Design and LOOP Design.

The main way to get to Tibidabo

In 2023, more than 806,000 people used Coca de Lome to reach Tibidabo (19.5% more than in 2022) consolidating it as the main means of accessing the Tibidabo Panoramic Area, the highest point in the park which, in fact, will reopen after that. February 3.

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