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Air-Raid Shelters of Almería / Ferrer Arquitectos

  • 01:00 - 1 August, 2012
Air-Raid Shelters of Almería / Ferrer Arquitectos
Air-Raid Shelters of Almería / Ferrer Arquitectos, © Jesús Granada
© Jesús Granada

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Plaza de Manuel Pérez García, 04003 Almería, Spain
  • Architects

    Ferrer Arquitectos
  • Design Team

    José Ángel Ferrer
  • Architectural Technologist

    Manuel Alonso
  • Internal Collaborators

    José Antonio Cuerva, Miguel G. Haro and Fernando Mateos
  • External Collaborators

    JG Ingenieros, Secoal Ingenieros and Sondeal G&M
  • Contractor

    Construcciones Tejera
  • Photographs

© Jesús Granada

The project aim is to renovate 4,500 metres of underground tunnels running 8 metres below the surface and to build an entrance pavilion. When tackling the renovation project, we found two issues that would have a considerable effect on the final outcome: Firstly, the renovation of the tunnels had to guarantee the safety of visitors, meeting the current regulatory requirements, but without detracting anything from the original spaces; secondly we needed to design entrances that would enable the high number of expected visitors to be controlled in this protected historical setting.

© Jesús Granada
© Jesús Granada

© Jesús Granada

© Jesús Granada
© Jesús Granada

The entire design is full of explanatory texts in an attempt to link the project to its physical and cultural context, paying the utmost respect to the already existing features and conserving the original character of the site.

© Jesús Granada
© Jesús Granada

© Jesús Granada

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