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  7. D’olot i Comarcal Hospital / Ramon Sanabria + Francesc Sandalinas

D’olot i Comarcal Hospital / Ramon Sanabria + Francesc Sandalinas

  • 13:00 - 13 October, 2015
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
D’olot i Comarcal Hospital / Ramon Sanabria + Francesc Sandalinas
D’olot i Comarcal Hospital / Ramon Sanabria + Francesc Sandalinas, © Jesús Arenas
© Jesús Arenas

© Jesús Arenas © Jesús Arenas © Jesús Arenas © Jesús Arenas + 28

  • Project Management

    Rsanabria Arquitectos Asociados + AiS, UTE
  • Project Manager

    Lídia Planas
  • Technical Architects

    Virgínia Otal, Vidal García
  • Collaborators

    Sergi Muñoz, Steefan Loncke, Josep Gallego, Carlos Martí, Robert Torralba, Alex Cárdenas, Joan Cabeza, Margarita García, Jordi Figa, Francesc Parés, Pau Papell, Ricard Torres, Albert Castanyé, Marta Roca
  • Structures

    Ingeniería Static 2013 S.L.P.
  • Building Services

    Jose Díaz, Carlos Herrero
  • Construction Management

    Virgínia Otal, Vidal García , Josep Mª Oller, Enric Peña , UTE Eduard Montoya, Ramon Sellarés, Borja Oller (Colaboradores)
  • Security and Health Coordination

    Carme Domènech
  • Construction

    SACYR Construcción S.A. + Tau Icesa , UTE
  • Management

    Julio García
  • Site Delegate

    Rafael Esteve
  • Site Manager

    Xavier Canyelles
  • Production Managers

    Iñigo Esperon, Daniel Martínez
  • Technical Proyect

    Raúl Martínez
  • Topography

    Paris Canals
  • Quality Control

    Angel Romero
  • Security and Health

    Tatiana Rodríguez
  • Site Supervisor

    Angel Salvador
  • Administration

    Germán Vallejo, Ana González
  • Manager

    Infraestructures de Catalunya, Sau-Gisa
  • Supervisor

    Catsalut, Area de Patrimonio, Inversiones y Recursos Humanos
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© Jesús Arenas
© Jesús Arenas

Text description provided by the architects. Three ground floors.

The building is implanted in a magnificent place from the landscape point of view. It is conceived as a horizontal, tiered building, adapting to the natural topography of the land, so that each of its levels are in contact with the ground.

© Jesús Arenas
© Jesús Arenas

The project is divided into horizontal bars in an east - west direction and into arms in a north - south direction, the intersection between the two structures causes the appearance of large courtyards adapted to the topography.

© Jesús Arenas
© Jesús Arenas

This volumetric fragmentation takes advantage of the magnificent views in addition to visually reduce its impact on the landscape and promotes transparency and visual permeability between exterior and interior.

© Jesús Arenas
© Jesús Arenas

The access floor - on the upper level - incorporates the more public functions, external consultations, cafeteria, auditorium ... etc, it can be used in coordination with the hospital schedule. The underground level incorporates hospital areas and the second underground level is in contact with all logistics and technical services. Each level is attributed a structuring role of the program.

Longitudinal Section 1
Longitudinal Section 1
Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
Longitudinal Section 2
Longitudinal Section 2

The facades are formalized by prismatic volumes of concrete. These incorporate lightweight materials such as glass and aluminum to keep the image of lightness and permeability throughout the project.

© Jesús Arenas
© Jesús Arenas

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Cite: "D’olot i Comarcal Hospital / Ramon Sanabria + Francesc Sandalinas" [Hospital D’olot i Comarcal / Ramon Sanabria + Francesc Sandalinas] 13 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884