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Viviendas sociales y Centro social para la cofradía de Pescadores de Cala Rajada / BB Arquitectes

  • Architects: BB Arquitectes
  • Location: Mallorca, Spain
  • Architecture: Antoni Barceló y Bàrbara Balanzó
  • Rigger: Fernando Liesegang
  • Structure: Javier Jambrina
  • Facilities: Enginy, C.B. (Antoni Aguilà)
  • Collaborators: Francesc Trillo
  • Construction: Costruccions Lluís Nebot
  • Area: 2730.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Jaime Sicilia

© Jaime Sicilia © Jaime Sicilia © Jaime Sicilia © Jaime Sicilia

From the architect. The Project is located in the periphery of Cala Rajada, a village in the north-east of Mallorca. The development consists of two buildings on a single site and a green area between them for shared use.

© Jaime Sicilia
© Jaime Sicilia

In the first phase, 15 dwellings were constructed in a compact building with four apartments per floor, set out to maximize the southern orientation of each one, reduce vertical connections as far as possible, and consolidate high humidity zones.

© Jaime Sicilia
© Jaime Sicilia

The simplicity of the proposal results from a balance between austerity, due to scarce economic resources, and adequate formal composition, and in the absence of clear local references, opts for the traditional whitewashed look of Mediterranean villages.

© Jaime Sicilia
© Jaime Sicilia
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