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Music School Project Concept "Taller De Musics" / Dom Arquitectura

  • 01:00 - 12 September, 2012
Music School Project Concept "Taller De Musics" / Dom Arquitectura
Music School Project Concept  "Taller De Musics" / Dom Arquitectura, © Jordi Anguera
© Jordi Anguera
  • Architects

  • Location

    Can Fabra, Barcelona
  • Architect in Charge

    Pablo Serrano Elorduy
  • Interior Designer

    Blanca Elorduy
  • Engineer

    Eduard Parera
  • Rigger

    Jose Mª Navarro
  • Constructor

    Tascó, estudi de construcció
  • Collaborators

    Enginyeria Tescor
  • Area

    1273.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

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From the architect. The project consist to enable a music school, in the Can Fabra Cultural Centre third floor. The building was historically a textile factory. The project posed a significant challenge: to do a music school on top of a library. That supposed a great acoustic difficulty.

© Jordi Anguera
© Jordi Anguera

We had a very defined program, that give us the Higher Education School minimum requirements about classrooms numbers and their surfaces. Therefore we propose a distribution based on maximum use of available space.

© Jordi Anguera
© Jordi Anguera

All the classrooms separates 1,8m from the building exterior walls, allowing a perimeter access, and creating a comfortable circulation around them all. It is intended to avoid the contact and vibration transmission to the building.

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© Jordi Anguera

Each classroom is formed as a independent volume, separate from the facade, the roof, the floor and the rest of the classrooms. They also will be acoustically insulated, preventing sounds transmissions between them.

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© Jordi Anguera

When we start the proposal, we didn´t want to ignore the music spirit. After carrying out an intensive study of the musician, their needs, their learning, the instruments, the philosophy, we tried to capture a proposal with all these conditions. Notes, rhythms, silent spaces, chords, patterns, pentagrams, inspire us to the project.

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© Jordi Anguera

The rooms are austere, in the interior, with white and grey colors, to facilitate the musician concentration. In the interior the installation are visible to maintain the acoustic insulation without any hole.

© Jordi Anguera
© Jordi Anguera

The outside classrooms walls are raised with formica colored panels. The panels are placed with a continuous rhythm in all the walls forming also a soft color gradient. They make attractive spaces appropriate of a youth students centre.

© Jordi Anguera
© Jordi Anguera

In the common areas we place a slats ceiling, like a continuous pentagram or piano cords, to cover the open roof building and all the centre installations.

Plans
Plans
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