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  5. 05 AM Arquitectura
  6. 2010
  7. Primary Care Center / 05 AM Arquitectura

Primary Care Center / 05 AM Arquitectura

  • 01:00 - 15 November, 2013
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Primary Care Center / 05 AM Arquitectura
Primary Care Center / 05 AM Arquitectura, © José Hevia
© José Hevia

© José Hevia © José Hevia © José Hevia © José Hevia + 25

  • Architects

  • Location

    Carrer de Manresa, 28, 08295 Sant Vicenç de Castellet, Barcelona, Spain
  • Project Team

    Joan Arnau Farràs, Carmen Muñoz Ramírez
  • Project Area

    1335.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photography

    José Hevia
  • Collaborators

    Jordi Sánchez
  • Structures

    Genescà Molist S.L.
  • Facilities

    GEPRO engineering
  • Technical Architect

    Antoni Ventura i Carles Valldeperas, AVIASAT. Dirección de Ejecución
  • Budget

    Sergi Pérez y Anna Badias
  • Client

    GISA
  • Owner

    CATSALUT
  • Construction

    Construcciones Cots i Claret S.L.
  • Project

    September 2006 – February 2007
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© José Hevia
© José Hevia

The building fits into its immediate urban context, as it identifies the specificity of the pre-existing buildings on the site. It is adjusted around them with the goal of giving them new value.

© José Hevia
© José Hevia

The volume in relation to the street has two floors, a direct encounter with the sidewalk and vertical openings. Instead, the volumes facing the railway have a single story, are high on the ground and the openings are unified in a single horizontal strip.

© José Hevia
© José Hevia

The row of poplars and the old railway facilities warehouse define the exterior limits of the access.

The lobby is strategically positioned in the center of the building, acting as a panoptic space that articulates and relates the different functional areas, as well as the views of the pre-existing exteriors.

© José Hevia
© José Hevia

At one end of the lobby, a courtyard surrounds the large poplar and allows us to separate, on its two other sides, the health education classroom and consultation area.

Consultation rooms are located on both sides of a waiting area lit naturally through two skylights oriented intentionally to frame the foliage of the poplars.

© José Hevia
© José Hevia

In the continuing care area, the waiting room has a double height and a window at the end that frames the old warehouse and the row of poplars at the access.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

The answer to the site becomes a resource, an opportunity to add value to the correct functional design, characteristic of a primary care center.

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Cite: "Primary Care Center / 05 AM Arquitectura" [Centro de Atención Primaria / 05 AM Arquitectura] 15 Nov 2013. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/448294/primary-care-center-05-am-arquitectura/> ISSN 0719-8884