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Merida Factory Youth Movement / Selgas Cano

  • 01:00 - 7 July, 2011
Merida Factory Youth Movement / Selgas Cano
Merida Factory Youth Movement / Selgas Cano, © Iwan Baan
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Merida, Spain
  • Architects

    Selgas Cano / Jose Selgas, Lucia Cano
  • Client

    Junta de Extremadura
  • Area

    3090.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

From the architect. Skatepark, Concert area, broadband Internet, Modding, Tuning, Modeling, Graffiti, Urban Art, Street Theatre, tightrope walking, circus activities, Video Art, Electronic Music, Acrobatics, Performing Arts, Manga, Parkour, Audiovisual Art, Contemporary Dance, Dance Funk and Hip Hop, Ballroom and MACC (contemporary artistic body manifestations) are all activities that make up the collective Factory Program and will we will continue to offer these activities in the new Factory Merida project.

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

As new people join, it appears that in the near future we will have to filter some of these activities, but our goal as architects is that no one will have to be filtered. The building is designed as a large canopy that is open to the entire city and available to anyone who would like to come. This canopy is composed of a series of volumes with oval floor plans with treated as isolated modules, allowing independent access. Since there is no system to control climate within the site, a large thermal covering, a meter thick, protects the youth from rain and sun while they participate in activities below. The cover also helps control the climate within these activity areas. Protective and translucent, the roof extends like a floating cloud.

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Merida Factory Youth Movement / Selgas Cano" 07 Jul 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/148708/merida-factory-youth-movement-selgas-cano/>
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Matija · May 31, 2016

Do I see right, that the climbing wall is facing south? If so how useful is that?

Alvaro · October 06, 2014

Super spanish. In the best sense of the meaning, relating this design with spanish modern painters of the XX

Aybige Tek · October 11, 2013

how fresh! floor plans diagrams construction phases...ole! they all give come together..they all create tons of inspiration.......adorable when no one can copy a project ! great great job..........beauty in the flow thats for sure

Arcabruja · May 04, 2012

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YouSpots · February 14, 2012

Amazing spot for skating, Bmx and more in Merida/ Spain! see the pics and visit! @J http://t.co/JjigKn5I

ConstruInfo · November 29, 2011

“Fábrica de Movimiento Juvenil en Mérida, España” Construido por la firma arquitectónica Selgas-Cano http://t.co/SUVQXPPD #ConstruEnlace

Angel Mestres · November 02, 2011

Alguien conoce este proyecto??? http://t.co/ofGakeqq video---> http://t.co/3vlsDM8C

Architeam · October 26, 2011

What an amazing public space - The Youth Factory, Merida, Spain. http://t.co/zXmGpSwa

Gabriel R C · October 19, 2011

@pedroiglesias17 http://t.co/IKllrFxP Página que deberías seguir @parq

Formas · August 29, 2011
Jessica Mitton · August 25, 2011

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Rajesh Pancholi · August 04, 2011

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Hayley Gleeson · August 02, 2011

spain&#39s skatepark with counselling services for youth. will be interested to see how it goes. http://bit.ly/os04Rm

jneff · August 01, 2011

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Nicolas Ramallo · July 30, 2011

Un skate park que también funciona como centro de orientación para los jóvenes http://bit.ly/os04Rm

Keith J Hiszem · July 29, 2011

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Gonzalo García · July 29, 2011

Un lugar para la juventud...http://t.co/kLmyiFW

aiarqestudio · July 29, 2011

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inma · July 29, 2011

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Jazmín Luaces · July 13, 2011

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ene13 · July 13, 2011

http://t.co/gwUvgfV | El proyecto arquitectónico de Selgas Cano en Mérida. Un sitio para gente joven con rollito. ¡Parece que mola!

santobitt · July 13, 2011

Merida Factory Youth Movement http://bit.ly/os04Rm - out/indoor project

energysavinghouse · July 12, 2011

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Miss Brandy · July 12, 2011

o o me, I&#39ll b cruzin on my longboard at Factory Merida. http://t.co/kxo4n4d SKATERS CANNOT B STOPPED #orsumpin @st_diego

Manu · July 11, 2011

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Bruno Bellomo · July 10, 2011

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Mark Gardner · July 08, 2011

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Jim B · July 08, 2011

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alessandro galperti · July 08, 2011
Pablo Sánchez López · July 08, 2011

¿espacios públicos para jóvenes?Si esto se plantea en Madrid, a alguien le da un ictus cerebral.http://t.co/svcaThR vía @archdaily

up_today_arch · July 08, 2011

I like the structure of this building.

Fajfar Gregor · July 08, 2011

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Thomas · July 08, 2011

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Ali Benali Hocine · July 08, 2011

http://t.co/2joHKUZ via @archdaily expérience architecturale interessante à voir, bravo.

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QYO · July 07, 2011

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javi · July 07, 2011

me encanta la frescura con la que construye selgas y cano, pero me pregunto siempre cuál es el valor añadido que le encuentran a unas formas que exigen tanto esfuerzo constructivo y que en mi opinión no aportan nada, solamente una apariencia de complejidad.

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