Cities are conceived as a shopping mall concerned about how to exhibit their products rather than user's experience.
Barcelona is characterized by the Mediterranean sea. Its sprawl has given a necessary order in a different historical situation.
Nowadays , neighborhood have lost their identities due to an non adequate answer to reality, characterless and never-ending.
Sadly , inhabitants are constrained to live in a cage.
New manners allow to investigate former ways of living.
Social housing has become a speculation tool instead a mankind right. A very expensive construction of an empty space waiting for a future.
We wanted to explore the border condition between public and private space. A very slim line which acquires magnitude and program.
City after modern city
We believe in a neighborhood with high identity thanks to its peculiarities and inhabitant's exchange. A bio diversity given by technologic optimism and individual dynamism.
Buildings are just the structure for people to conquer the space and to be conquered by them as a highly planned communities.
The achievement of character is only due to the inhabitant.
A series of virgin structures in as much needs to create a chain growth within the time.
Auto sufficiency of resources and administration.
Creation of in between spaces according to buiding code.
MIx used to create a dynamism in a short , medium and long distance.
Construction and space flexibility of the structure to be capable of any further program change in the within the future.
Standard construction. Metal structure with prefabricated concrete slabs.
Technical flooring with MEP.
Light facade and polycarbonate sliders.
Active and passive system energy saving and production.
Solar desalination pond proposed.
Year : 2015
Status : Competition
Partner in charge : Jorge Gonzalez
Competition team: Luciano Intile (Intile & Rogers)