Madan Park Building / PPST Arquitectura

Madan Park Building / PPST Arquitectura

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  • Architects: PPST Arquitectura:  Samuel Ruiz Torres de Carvalho, Pedro Palmero Cabezas, architects
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2008

Text description provided by the architects. The building houses an incubator for technology based companies and is located at Monte da Caparica, Almada.

The form of the building results from a process in which the built mass is moulded and subtracted in response to the irregularity of the plot and the different functional requirements. This dissolution of the volume blurs the limit between exterior and interior, rooting the construction to the soil.

Madan Park Building / PPST Arquitectura - Facade, Windows
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The plot has two opposite street fronts, with a difference in levels of one floor. Connecting these street fronts a large lobby with a monumental staircase crosses the building. This space has a somewhat public character and constitutes a place of informal encounter for the occupants.

Madan Park Building / PPST Arquitectura - Facade
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Walking through the building, visual perspectives unfold, relating different spaces, interior and exterior, public and private, sometimes crossing different floors.

The working spaces are very different from each other in their form and relation with the outside, breaking the stereotyped idea of an office building.

Madan Park Building / PPST Arquitectura - Stairs, Handrail
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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Project location

Address:Monte da Caparica, Almada, Portugal

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Cite: "Madan Park Building / PPST Arquitectura" 19 Apr 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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