San Juan de Alicante Secondary School / Orts-Trullenque

San Juan de Alicante Secondary School / Orts-Trullenque

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 This project was conceived to imbue a sense of place into a typology so frequently decontextualised by its location and its enclosed envelope. On the one hand, the buildings of this school occupy part of the site perimeter, thus functioning as an inhabited boundary connected to its most immediate surrounding environment.

San Juan de Alicante Secondary School / Orts-Trullenque - Windows, Facade
© Diego Opazo

On the other hand, the north-east area of the site is set aside for an outdoor space, a plaza containing the access and bestowing the building with the basic public character, beyond its scale. Functionally speaking, the project proposes a clear floor plan, arranged according to uses into fragmented parallel strips, joined by a crossing longitudinal axis which articulates the whole and orders the interior flow. The horizontal volumes, the courtyards, the colours and plants, round off what must necessarily be a welcoming optimistic place.

San Juan de Alicante Secondary School / Orts-Trullenque - Facade, Handrail
© Diego Opazo

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Address:Calle de Cervantes, 1, 03002 Alicante, Spain

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Cite: "San Juan de Alicante Secondary School / Orts-Trullenque" 03 Jan 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/196132/san-juan-de-alicante-secondary-school-orts-trullenque> ISSN 0719-8884

© Diego Opazo

San Juan de Alicante初级中学 / Orts-Trullenque

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