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Bilbao is the modern face of the Basque Country, in the north of Spain. The city successfully mixes traditional Basque culture with a new vision for the future and a modern present. It is an absolute must for design and culture lovers and also for foodies. Surrounded by green hills and closed to the coast it’s a perfect venue for being in touch with nature. Old industrial complexes along the river Nervión were torn down and new projects to improve infrastructure.
IED Bilbao is placed in Zorrotzaurre island, known as the “Creativity Island”. Near Guggenheim Museum designed by architect Frank Gehry, a timeless Metro system designed by Sir Norman Foster, an airport from Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava and a community center (Alhondiga) designed by Philippe Starck Bilbao is a member of the Creative Cities Network (Unesco).