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Mare de Déu de Montserrat / Mestura Arquitectes

  • Architects: Mestura Arquitectes
  • Location: Castellví de Rosanes, Barcelona
  • Design Team: Humbert Costas, Manuel Gómez, Jaime Blanco, Carlos Durán, Josep M. Estapè
  • Collaborators: David Capellas, Manuel Comas, Boma, Miquel Angel Sala, Gerc Inartur
  • Area: 2187.83 sqm
  • Project Year: 2008
  • Photographs: Pedro Pegenaute

© Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute

From the architect. The building is characterized by a clear implementation geometrically subject to and conditioned by the existing sports equipment, positioned in the central part of the performance. The site has distant visual domains and ample natural lighting.

© Pedro Pegenaute
© Pedro Pegenaute

The development of the building is raised on the ground floor, with the main north-south axis what guides the grouping of three bodies in a figure edificatory "U" between them and thus framing the sports hall. The whole volume longest school offers education primarily spaces for the primary cycle, north closes with a space area of south-up and develop early childhood education spaces and collective uses: dining room, library, etc ...

© Pedro Pegenaute
© Pedro Pegenaute

The interrelationship between the various teaching areas and outdoor spaces, patios and sports center, form the main matrix for compositional layout of the proposal.

© Pedro Pegenaute
© Pedro Pegenaute

For the realization of the building have been considered building systems, materials and compositional criteria consistent with optimizing environmental factors serving criteria durability, low environmental impact and adaptation to the environment.

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