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216 Social Dwellings for students and professors in Cerdanyola del Vallés / Bru Lacomba Setoain

216 Social Dwellings for students and professors in Cerdanyola del Vallés / Bru Lacomba Setoain

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Housing  · 
Bellaterra, Spain
  • architects Authors of this architecture project Bru Lacomba Setoain
  • Area Area of this architecture project
    17536.0 sqm
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2008
  • architects

  • location

    Bellaterra, Spain
  • area

    17536.0 sqm
  • photographs

  • Collaborator

    J. Muñoz
  • Consultants

    AT3, BOMA, PGI Group
  • Construction

    SACYR
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Text description provided by the architects. On its urbanside, the building links its geometries with the neighbor hotel to configure a square. On its facade opened to a green corridor of the Vallès, takes the form of a crescent, hosting the Sant Domenech Valley.

Courtesy of Bru Lacomba Setoain
Courtesy of Bru Lacomba Setoain

A hole in the main volume creates a balcony that not only binds square and crescent, but also links the three valleys that create the topography of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Courtesy of Bru Lacomba Setoain
Courtesy of Bru Lacomba Setoain

The materials, colors and various construction solutions -from prefabricated to in situ- do not want to be different but integrated with the architecture of the place, though they may be only discrete. The attention to place wants to unify, at the same time, the oldest and the newest.


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Address: Unitat de Garantia de Qualitat de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Campus UAB, Edificio A, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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Cite: "216 Social Dwellings for students and professors in Cerdanyola del Vallés / Bru Lacomba Setoain" 05 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/473447/216-social-dwellings-for-students-and-professors-in-cerdanyola-del-valles-bru-lacomba-setoain/> ISSN 0719-8884

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