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  7. Alcázar de San Juan Tourist Office / PKMN Architectures

Alcázar de San Juan Tourist Office / PKMN Architectures

  • 13:00 - 17 September, 2015
Alcázar de San Juan Tourist Office / PKMN Architectures
Alcázar de San Juan Tourist Office / PKMN Architectures, © Javier de Paz García
© Javier de Paz García

© Javier de Paz García © Javier de Paz García © Javier de Paz García © Javier de Paz García + 12

  • Collaborators

    Carol Linares / Alessia Mansutti / Elena Cantoni / Alicia Coronel
  • Builder company

    Construcciones Gómez SL
  • Carpentry

    Rivas Sánchez Carpinteros
  • Metalwork

    Sdemetal
  • Client

    Ayuntamiento de Alcázar de San Juan
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© Javier de Paz García
© Javier de Paz García

Text description provided by the architects. Alcázar de San Juan Tourist Office is just a storefront.

© Javier de Paz García
© Javier de Paz García

Without posters, without any kind of duplicate images of city monuments, without fake traditional products, without clay pots, without mini- windmills, without ploughs, without Quijote's busts. Only a storefront and that sign reminding  "T-U-R-I-S-M-O A-L-C-Á-Z-A-R". The extrusion of each one of its letters turns the sign into a three-dimensional lure inside and outside the Tourist Office. Marking out the area of the workspaces inside, and becoming a dynamic sign outside.

Axonometric
Axonometric

A Tourist Office is only an interchange between people. Little wooden steps make this kind of chats, stories, anecdotes or suggestions possible. A Tourist Office is a place for exchange, the entrance into a context, the storefront of the whole territory...

© Javier de Paz García
© Javier de Paz García

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Cite: "Alcázar de San Juan Tourist Office / PKMN Architectures" 17 Sep 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/773736/alcazar-de-san-juan-tourist-office-pkmn-architectures/> ISSN 0719-8884