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Rambla Vilafranca / Vora Arquitectura

  • 01:00 - 17 May, 2012
Rambla Vilafranca / Vora Arquitectura
Rambla Vilafranca / Vora Arquitectura, © Adrià Goula Sardà
© Adrià Goula Sardà

© Adrià Goula Sardà © Adrià Goula Sardà © Adrià Goula Sardà © Adrià Goula Sardà +11

From the architect. The new Sant Francesc Boulevard brings the vineyards landscape of the Penedès region into the heart of Vilafranca and improves the versatility of this central space, scenery of many important urban events. The Sant Francesc Boulevard is the most important civic space in the center of the town. Due to its proportion it could be considered more a lounge than a boulevard. During the years it has been the collector of many important events in town (fairs, markets, concerts,…).

© Adrià Goula Sardà
© Adrià Goula Sardà

Our project covers a traumatic break for the town: the construction of an underground parking that entailed the logging of all the existing trees, robbing the people of Vilafranca a pleasant shadow and a strong community symbol. Symbology, centrality, memory and functionality. Complementary strategies to connect citizens with this important public space.

© Adrià Goula Sardà
© Adrià Goula Sardà

Symbology and Centrality.

We have reproduced a piece of the wine-producing landscape of Penedès in an exercise of form alabs traction, trying to promote the role of the town as showcase and wine capital of the region. The floor design has also a great potential of plastic expression. Its singularity gives to the space the perception of centrality.

axonometric
axonometric

Memory and Functionality.

We provide a new urbanization for a place which is a landmark in the collective imaginary but suffered a traumatic disfigurement recently. Our project tries to take advantages of this emotional connection in a new way. It establishes a perceptive continuity to bring back a part of its lost memory. Treesare a key element. Many uses are possible thanks to the great versatility given to the space.

© Adrià Goula Sardà
© Adrià Goula Sardà
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Rambla Vilafranca / Vora Arquitectura" 17 May 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/234145/rambla-vilafranca-vora-arquitectura/>
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Manel Ventura · May 22, 2012

El projecte de la Rambla de Vilafranca surt a una pàgina web internacional sobre arquitectura i urbanisme! carai... :S
http://t.co/Ob4GSPUE

Joan Marchan Vidal · May 22, 2012

El projecte de la Rambla de Vilafranca surt a una pàgina web internacional sobre arquitectura i urbanisme! carai... :S
http://t.co/Ob4GSPUE

Nerea Pinedo Painous · May 22, 2012

El projecte de la Rambla de Vilafranca surt a una pàgina web internacional sobre arquitectura i urbanisme! carai... :S
http://t.co/Ob4GSPUE

RENarch · May 20, 2012

Rambla Vilafranca / Vora Arquitectura | ArchDaily http://t.co/7CH30si5 via @archdaily

Nicholas Patten · May 20, 2012

Rambla Vilafranca. http://t.co/0q7Q6zrQ

ZaMestoPoDveh · May 19, 2012

Renovated square in Spain #fb http://t.co/sp0nAMvB

reyesadrian · May 18, 2012

This is a great example of the beauty in urbanism Rambla Vilafranca / Vora Arquitectura http://t.co/pYkclV7H

james · May 18, 2012

Indeed. Even from just these photographs, the perception of singular centrality is almost overwhelming.

Santi Maggio Savasta · May 18, 2012

Rambla Vilafranca / Vora Arquitectura http://t.co/7EEe1yfX #Architecture #Architettura #Design

futurecapetown.com · May 18, 2012

@futurecapetown @ArchDaily Its the clever use of scale that makes this space great! http://t.co/2SSWxA8d

Robert Bowen · May 18, 2012

@futurecapetown @ArchDaily Its the clever use of scale that makes this space great! http://t.co/2SSWxA8d

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Jon · May 18, 2012

Groundbreaking.

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