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Day Center / FLEXO Arquitectura

  • Architects: FLEXO Arquitectura
  • Location: Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, Spain
  • Architects: FLEXO Arquitectura
  • Clients: Consorci Recursos Sociosanitaris, Conselleria Benestar Social
  • Area: 530.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: José Hevia Blach

© José Hevia Blach © José Hevia Blach © José Hevia Blach © José Hevia Blach

From the architect. Private Garden

We interpret the project as an opportunity to enhance relations and collective activities in the center; therefore, the program is organized around a large private garden, sunny, sheltered from the wind and the view of pedestrians and vertebrae that articulates all activities.

© José Hevia Blach
© José Hevia Blach

Urban Connection

We propose using the building image to consolidate the institutional character of the center element as the articulator of the public area.

© José Hevia Blach
© José Hevia Blach

Sustainability

The volumetric configuration, the geometry of half-buried patio and the orientation and definition of

© José Hevia Blach
© José Hevia Blach

pergola and the facade all offer the following advantages; ensure sun protection in summer, light and visual control and natural cross ventilation throughout the building.

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