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Office and Service Building / Donaire Arquitectos

  • 01:00 - 9 June, 2011
Office and Service Building / Donaire Arquitectos
Office and Service Building / Donaire Arquitectos, © Fernanado Alda
© Fernanado Alda
  • Architects

  • Location

    Roquetas de Mar, Almería, Spain
  • Architects

    Donaire Arquitectos / Juan Pedro Donaire Barbero
  • Collaboration

    Ignacio Núñez Bootello, Carmela Domínguez Asencio, Tibisay Cañas Fuentes, Beatriz Hacar Hernández, Juan Vega Espinar, Delia Pacheco Donaire, Jesús Núñez Bootello
  • Client

    E.P.P.A. y Consejería de Obras Públicas de la Junta de Andalucía
  • Area

    504.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

© Fernanado Alda © Fernanado Alda © Fernanado Alda © Fernanado Alda +22

From the architect. The building is located in the Port of Roquetas de Mar, in Almería, Spain. The projects objectives were to integrate the building into its surroundings, creating a new area that responds to a landscape dominated by different levels and materials. It is a landscape of great value with the Mediterranean as the background.

© Fernanado Alda
© Fernanado Alda

The Port’s concrete was used as the main material to contrast with the Board’s wood, establishing the main line of work. A fragmented building responds to the different uses required. Between the administration and reception areas is a covered area that leads to the the end of the quay. 

© Fernanado Alda
© Fernanado Alda

 A band of white concrete wraps around the exterior and unifies the different areas, creating a focal point for the port.

© Fernanado Alda
© Fernanado Alda
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