CEIP de MURO / BB Arquitectes

  • 02 Oct 2012
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Architects: BB Arquitectes
Location: Mallorca,
Architecture: Antoni Barceló y Bàrbara Balanzó
Rigger: Maria Nadal
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Courtesy of BB Arquitectes

Project Area: 3,280 sqm
Structure: GMA Estructures (Jordi Granada i Enric Moragas)
Facilities: Enginy, C.B. (Antoni Aguilà)
Collaborators: Virgínia Díaz del Río
Construction: FCC Construcción, S.A.

On a parcel of land with several initial determinants: on the one hand an area with a significant slope towards the west and the geography of Mallorca’s plain; and on the other hand, the presence of adjacent facilities with a considerable volumetric importance. These factors pointed towards a proposal that fits the topography and which, morphologically, allows the continuous perception of the entire plot and its boundaries, seen together with the composition and use of materials.

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The project examines and explores the expressive capacity of the concrete block, a material that is inexpensive; accessible; versatile, thanks to its modular form; easy to install and often incorporated into the construction process of Balearic architecture.

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