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1st Prize , Mapei Awards 2019
for sustainable architecture, SpainNou barris, 2017-2018
Barcelona Sports Facility
and public spaces
The new sports facility building has won the Mapei Awards 2019 (Premios Mapei), Ceremony: Seville, Nov 2019.
The building integrate a public swimming pool on its ground floor and a basketball court on the top level.Passive architecture, CLT Cross laminated timber structure , efficient MEP systems and renewable energy to achieve a Nearly zero-energy building NZEB.
Casernes Sports centerSant Andreu , Barcelona
-Finalist, public competition 2019-
The location is the old Casernes (quarters) of Sant Andreu neighborhood.Our proposal aimed at becoming a catalyst for transformation and public activity.The brief established 2 differenciated programs: a new Sports center and a new building for the city Parks authority. The buildings arrangement left the largest possible free space to allow some margin of freedom to study the 5 existing Cedar's new location and create a new open Plaza for citizens enjoyment.
Hydroponic green facadeBarcelona Sports facility
-completed-Acting as a second skin- as a bioclimatic filter- the South-east facing hydroponic green facade will reduce the Summer direct radiation and save on water use, producing a micro-climate and becoming a source for biodiversity
The NE and NW facades will also integrate specific green species according to their orientation, so that the building mimetize and becomes part of the new public garden next to the facility.