Day Centre / Diaz Romero Arquitectos

  • 31 Mar 2013
  • Healthcare Architecture Selected Works
© Miguel Souto

Architects: Diaz Romero Arquitectos
Location: , Albacete, Spain
Architect In Charge: Diaz Romero Arquitect
Area: 61,780 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Miguel Souto

© Miguel Souto

The works of this project are to adapt the existing structure of a sheltered housing to Day Centre, modifying partition sections and equipping of the facilities required for this type of building , with the basic principles of comfort, maintenance economy, functionality, and a representative image and attractiveness linked to traditional facades in the Mancha.

© Miguel Souto

It is essential to adequately address the provision of facilities for the proper functioning of a day center, but it is also essential to find a system that allows flexibility of use, essential in these cases, dimension partitioning controlled areas without losing the advantages a single large space can provide.

© Miguel Souto

The proposed building consists of two floors above ground, eliminating the rigidity of spaces by implementing movable partitions in strategic, ensuring adaptability to use that space plays in every moment.

© Miguel Souto

Being a land of great depth in relation to the width of the plot, we introduce two courtyards inside the building to get natural light in all rooms.

© Miguel Souto

Variations on deck height and tilt allow implementation of skylights, creating a play of light that invade the interior space by changing the environment in every moment of the day.

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