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  3. Social Housing
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  5. Pich-Aguilera Architects
  6. 2014
  7. 30 social dwellings in Gavá / Pich-Aguilera Architects

30 social dwellings in Gavá / Pich-Aguilera Architects

  • 10:00 - 15 July, 2015
30 social dwellings in Gavá / Pich-Aguilera Architects
30 social dwellings in Gavá / Pich-Aguilera Architects, © Simón García
© Simón García

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  • Group Directors

    Pau Casaldáliga, Ángel Sendarrubias.
  • Project Director

    Jordi París
  • Intern Collaborators

    Salvador Girvent
  • Facilities

    Avant
  • Measurements and Budget

    Leopoldo Varas, LVCAT
  • Final Cost

    1.966.090,05 €
  • Promoter

    Fundació ARAM
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© Simón García
© Simón García

Text description provided by the architects. The project of Gavá is a block of social housing, developed by Aram Foundation.

Since the project's inception in 2009 until the completion of the work in 2013, public and bank’s helps have suffered such deep changes that have destabilized, mainly to citizens in need of affordable housing, and also, to foundations or companies that promote this type of activity.

© Simón García
© Simón García

It is a multi-family housing building consisting of 30 homes, 6 per plant, of 2 and 3 bedrooms.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

The project is developed in the Partial Plan of the sector "Riera de San Llorenç" Gavá with use of generally protected housing scheme, as provided in its management.

© Simón García
© Simón García

The planning provides a specific volume alienated the street; parallel to this, the site has a steep slope that optimizes the parking floor and provides it with ventilation and natural light.

© Simón García
© Simón García

The project is built with industrial systems in its structure, enclosure and some elements of its facilities.

© Simón García
© Simón García

The structure is made of concrete, based on load-bearing walls, columns and hollow core slabs. A light ventilated facade of corrugated sheet covers the entire building, allowing continuity, a unique texture and weightlessness. The facade is customized by the spacious balconies of each dwelling.

Cross Section AA
Cross Section AA

Systems of centralized facilities are proposed to ensure maximum efficiency; solar panels feed domestic hot water and give support to heating. Control and monitoring of each housing is planned is introduced to ensure smooth operation an energy management.

© Simón García
© Simón García
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "30 social dwellings in Gavá / Pich-Aguilera Architects" 15 Jul 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/770085/30-social-dwellings-in-gava-pich-aguilera-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884