| Multifunctional building |
Castro-urdiales, Cantabria Spain
VALUE OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL HERITAGE: The proposal respects this ancient Roman colony on the Cantabrian coast, preserving the existing ruins.
INTEGRATION WITHIN THE URBAN FABRIC
The new building is inserted within the limits of the historical-artistic district.This special urban condition gives it an importance beyond a new object, becoming a new urban catalyst for activities which aims to dialogue in scale, rhythms, volumetry and colors with its neighbors
A NEW MULTIPURPOSE BUILDING LOOKING TOWARDS THE FUTURE
Responding to the current requirements and thinking ahead on potential spatial adaptation.The multipurpose room can be reconfigured according to different needs, changing its stage position or seat number. Universal accessibility.
A BALCONY TO THE CITY
The upper levels of the are set back with respect to the facade alignment of Ardigales street, creating new balconies & terraces with vegetation areas and benches, a new outdoor space for the users of the municipal offices, which at the same time will allow magnificent city views.
AN ECOLOGICAL BUILDING IN TUNE WITH THE ENVIRONMENT
Passive architecture, solid predominance over voids, use of low ecological footprint materials, selective glazing solutions according to orientation, solar protections, solar energy & water management strategies. Integration of active systems of maximum efficiency: LED lighting combined with natural light control, aerothermal energy production.