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Social Housing in Terrassa / TAC Arquitectes

  • 01:00 - 13 March, 2014
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Social Housing in Terrassa / TAC Arquitectes
Social Housing in Terrassa  / TAC Arquitectes, © José Hevia
© José Hevia

© José Hevia © José Hevia © José Hevia © José Hevia + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Carretera de Rellinars, 08225 Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
  • Category

  • Project Architects

    Eduard Gascón, Jordi Roig
  • Project Area

    9367.0 m2
  • Photography

    José Hevia
  • Technical Architect

    Vicenç Galiana
  • Team

    Josep Castillo, Bernat Riera, Gilberto Pérez
  • Structures

    Crack S.L.
  • Facilities

    PGI Engineering
  • Construction

    INBISA Construcción
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© José Hevia
© José Hevia

Text description provided by the architects. Located in the area of ​​Can Colomer, next to the road from Terrassa to Rellinars, this small housing project develops planning requirements. It is an L-shaped building with two substantially different bodies in length and depth that determine the typological options for each case. Thus, while the shallower volume with facades facing North and South is designed with units with 2 facades each, the perpendicular volume facing East and West has houses on each side with access and cross ventilation through a longitudinal corridor courtyard.

© José Hevia
© José Hevia

In the facades, the fragmented layout of terraces lightens the mass character of the project, while noting the individual condition of each home.

© José Hevia
© José Hevia

The north facade contains common galleries built with a partial enclosure that combines different filters, textures and colors, which determine the most public, distinctive image of the project.


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Cite: "Social Housing in Terrassa / TAC Arquitectes" [Viviendas Sociales de Alquiler en Terrassa / TAC Arquitectes] 13 Mar 2014. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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