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  7. BBK Sarriko Centre / ACXT

BBK Sarriko Centre / ACXT

  • 05:00 - 27 September, 2012
BBK Sarriko Centre / ACXT
BBK Sarriko Centre / ACXT, © Aitor Ortiz
© Aitor Ortiz

© Aitor Ortiz © Aitor Ortiz © Aitor Ortiz © Aitor Ortiz + 31

  • Architects

  • Location

    Bilbao, Spain
  • Proyecto Arquitecto

    Javier Aja
  • Arquitectos

    Elena Sa Marques, Beatriz Pagoaga
  • Gestión de Proyectos

    Patxi Sánchez
  • Area

    0.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

      • Estructuras

        Cristina Hernando, Miguel Á. Corcuera, Mª del Mar Mayo
      • Comodidades

        Álvaro Gutiérrez-Cabello
      • Ingeniería Ambiental

        Iñigo Aguirre
      • Iluminación

        Mikel Fernández de las Heras
      • Ingeniería Eléctrica

        Mª Eugenia Gauna
      • Telecomunicaciones

        Mikel Fernández
      • More Specs Less Specs

      Text description provided by the architects. The BBK Sarriko Centre is a residential building that combines two different uses: retirement homes and social flats for young people. The design had to be flexible and able to accommodate changes throughout the life of the building, since the client wants accommodation for young people to be the predominant use of the building in the future.

      © Aitor Ortiz
      © Aitor Ortiz

      The building faces the new Sarriko Square and completes the regeneration of this area initiated by the music conservatory. It is conceived as a single block with different heights and with a smaller massing than the building previously occuping the plot.

      © Aitor Ortiz
      © Aitor Ortiz

      In line with their environmental awareness, BBK wanted the building to be certified following the strict LEED system. Recycled materials have been used both in the main frame and in the interior finishes. Moreover, the building has high efficiency lighting, heating and cooling systems. It incorporates solar thermal panels and it also has water saving systems. The interior finishes are free of volatile organic compound materials and the wood entirely comes from sustainable sources.


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      Cite: "BBK Sarriko Centre / ACXT" 27 Sep 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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