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154 Rental Social Housing And Public Building For The Barcelona Municipal Housing / ONL Arquitectura

  • Architects: ONL Arquitectura
  • Location: c/ Navas de Tolosa - c/ Indústria, Barcelona, Spain
  • Arquitectos A Cargo: ONL arquitectura - Joan Nogué , Txema Onzain , Félix López
  • Collaborators: Llorenç Vallribera, Sílvia Ocaña, Martin Álvarez, Leonardo Fernández, Gianluca Giaccone
  • Installations: FONT I ARMENGOL S.A.
  • Structure: BIS Arquitectes
  • Budget: € 11,347,427
  • Promotor: Patronat Municipal de l’Habitatge de Barcelona
  • Area: 18,790 sqm
  • Year: 2012
  • Photography: Gianluca Giaccone

© Gianluca Giaccone © Gianluca Giaccone © Gianluca Giaccone © Gianluca Giaccone

© Gianluca Giaccone
© Gianluca Giaccone

From the architect. Five projects for a collection of public use buildings: 154 rental dwellings for young people and senior citizens; a nursery; a community centre; and two underground storeys for rental parking lots.

© Gianluca Giaccone
© Gianluca Giaccone

The scheme is organised into two distinct buildings separated by a courtyard located in the most prominent position: the chamfered corner of the two main streets. By locating the courtyard on the corner– the areas in the Cerdà Eixample grid which permit the best frontal views – we create a focal point through which the interior square is revealed through an exciting use of space. The 6 floors of the two buildings come together in perilous proximity, reaching over the courtyard to open up the ground floor and enable panoramic views from the surrounding streets.

Render
Render

We have incorporated building techniques into the exterior design which create interplay of light and shade through the careful arrangement of spaces.

Plan
Plan
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite:"154 Rental Social Housing And Public Building For The Barcelona Municipal Housing / ONL Arquitectura" [154 Viviendas Y Equipamientos Para El Patronato Municipal De La Vivienda / ONL Arquitectura] 05 Dec 2012. ArchDaily. (Trans. Fabián Cifuentes) Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/299690/154-rental-social-housing-and-public-building-for-the-barcelona-municipal-housing-onl-arquitectura/>