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  7. Fire Station in Santo Tirso / Álvaro Siza Vieira

Fire Station in Santo Tirso / Álvaro Siza Vieira

  • 00:00 - 18 February, 2013
Fire Station in Santo Tirso / Álvaro Siza Vieira
Fire Station in Santo Tirso / Álvaro Siza Vieira, © João Morgado - Architecture Photography
© João Morgado - Architecture Photography

© João Morgado - Architecture Photography © João Morgado - Architecture Photography © João Morgado - Architecture Photography © João Morgado - Architecture Photography + 63

  • Structure Engineering

    Jorge Nunes da Silva, Raquel Dias
  • Electricity and Security

    Alexandre Martins
  • HVAC

    Raul Bessa
  • Water and Sanitation

    Raquel Fernandes
  • Contractor

    EMPRIPAR, Obras Pública e Privadas S.A.
  • Client

    Associação Humanitária Bombeiros Voluntários de Santo Tirso
  • Site Area

    3800 sqm
  • Budget

    1.1M Euro
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© João Morgado - Architecture Photography
© João Morgado - Architecture Photography

The Firefighters barracks matches the CB1 Type program and is located in Quinta de Geão, at the lot 28, of 4,770 sqm.

Diagram
Diagram

The building comprises a total gross area of 1,173 sqm and lodges the support functions to the fire brigade. Starting from the “Lobby – Access”, it is organized in 3 floors.

© João Morgado - Architecture Photography
© João Morgado - Architecture Photography
© João Morgado - Architecture Photography
© João Morgado - Architecture Photography

It develops exclusively at the ground floor level in the continuity of the sector A, with its own access from the corner of the B and C streets, houses the tasks of the associative sector and comprises a total gross area of 145 sqm:

© João Morgado - Architecture Photography
© João Morgado - Architecture Photography

  • Lobby – common to the sector A
  • Reception and board secretariat
  • Board room
  • Full accessibility sanitary

© João Morgado - Architecture Photography
© João Morgado - Architecture Photography

Between sectors A and B there is acirculation space, openonto a courtyard, communicating withallbuilding functions.

© João Morgado - Architecture Photography
© João Morgado - Architecture Photography

In the terrain remaining space, between the building and the EN 104, lies the Operational Parade, of 914 sqm, withaccess from the C street anddirectly from thecarpark.

© João Morgado - Architecture Photography
© João Morgado - Architecture Photography

Next to the Operational Parade is locatedtheHome-School (CE) andthe workshopand washing (OL).

The Honor Parade is located next to thebuilding main façade from the C Street. Regarding the landscaping project and exterior arrangements, the proposal envisages the establishment of paved green areas that will serve asa framework and support space. The paved areas, excluding the car accesses and the terrace area outside the Bar, are coated with stone trimmed asphalt concrete. The green areas will be targeted for the existing vegetation reinforcement in the slope areas, proceeding to the replacement work of degraded species. Occasionally some trees will be brought, fed by an automatic irrigation system and flagged by boilers in the paved areas.

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Cite: "Fire Station in Santo Tirso / Álvaro Siza Vieira" 18 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/333349/fire-station-in-santo-tirso-alvaro-siza/> ISSN 0719-8884
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