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Covered Frontón in Ajangiz / Blur Arquitectura

Covered Frontón in Ajangiz / Blur Arquitectura

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  • Engineers:Protec Ingenieros Sl
  • Construction:Zabalandi Sa
  • Collaborators:Enric Guivernau, Julia Pons
  • Architect In Charge:Alex Borrás, Enric Farrerons, Octavio Pérez
  • Project Architects:Juan José Valdecantos, Iván Caro
  • City:Lorca
  • Country:Spain
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© Eugeni Pons
© Eugeni Pons

Text description provided by the architects. The most important task of this project is to redefine the site conditions before deciding to build.

© Eugeni Pons
© Eugeni Pons

It is similar to a social landscape, or something closer to be able to recognize the reality of the place, in which the topography is combined with a social desirability of the project, to transform this new place into a public building of unity and cohesion (church, cultural center, church plaza).

© Eugeni Pons
© Eugeni Pons

On one hand, we find the ground projected as a figurative map where we seek to elicit different everyday situations: walking, sitting, garden… Defined around a precise topography attempting different routes and public functions.

© Eugeni Pons
© Eugeni Pons

Routes that connect the frontón with the plaza of the church, the plaza of the church with the center of culture, and so on.

© Eugeni Pons
© Eugeni Pons

On the other hand, a folded sheet, sensitive to its surroundings, will adapt to the topographic and volumetric conditions of the site, guarding the areas that are required to be protected.

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Address:Barrio Mendieta

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Cite: "Covered Frontón in Ajangiz / Blur Arquitectura" [Frontón Cubierto En Ajangiz / Blur Arquitectura] 22 Apr 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/362796/covered-fronton-in-ajangiz-blur-arquitectura> ISSN 0719-8884
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