Church in Diagonal Mar / ERITHACUS

Church in Diagonal Mar / ERITHACUS
© Joan Guillamat
© Joan Guillamat

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Barcelona, Spain
  • Architects: ERITHACUS
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2115
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2010
  • Photographs Photographs:  Joan Guillamat, Pere Planells
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: C.Cánovas, Cerrajeria Alcodori , Hierros Barcelona, Inox Laser S.L., Codorniu S.A., Cubiertas Muñoz, Cupa Group, Texa., Fundación Caixa Galicia, Fundación Endesa, Fundación Isolana, Fundación Roviralta, Idear, Presston, Identitat Com.Visual,Protorapid., Inversora Pedralbes, J.Alsina S.A., LausanS.L., Texa Morteros., PAVINDUS, Uniland, Promsa, Betton Catalan y Hanson.
  • Quantity Surveyor:Josep Armenter
  • Collaborating Architects:Thomas Wissing, Fabio Bagnara
  • Engineering:Sala Consultors S.L.,Margal
  • Builder:URCOTEX I S.L.
  • City:Barcelona
  • Country:Spain
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Text description provided by the architects. The radial floor falls naturally in the site converging towards the presbytery, as a point of isolation and in the direction north southbound opening to the chamfer, the street and symbolically to the whole neighborhood...

© Joan Guillamat
© Joan Guillamat
Floor Plan
Floor Plan
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© Joan Guillamat

The rose window which presides as a great overhang in the main front is a steel corten area of 120m2 which with"the word"die cast and retro-illuminated announces the Gospel message to the city.

© Joan Guillamat
© Joan Guillamat

The facades of concrete, in order to get an indoor environment of seclusion, are articulated through planes of orientation and different heights and accommodate various bas-reliefs typical of Christian symbolism that invites meditation, like on the pilgrim and enduring character of the Church.

© Joan Guillamat
© Joan Guillamat

The nave and presbytery receive natural illumination" from above" by prismatic skylights oriented northwards, which in turn promotes energy savings.

Section and Details
Section and Details

In counterpoint to the horizontality of the building is the slender bell tower of 28m high. It combines concrete, wood, steel cortén and copper.

© Joan Guillamat
© Joan Guillamat
Elevation and Details
Elevation and Details
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© Joan Guillamat

It can be said that this church largely has been built up as it was done in the past, with a generous and selfless support of many faithful and excited people about the idea of making this the Church in this new neighborhood of Barcelona.

© Joan Guillamat
© Joan Guillamat

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Project location

Address:Carrer de Ramon Turró, 324, Barcelona, Spain

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Cite: "Church in Diagonal Mar / ERITHACUS" 10 Sep 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/878870/church-in-diagonal-mar-erithacus> ISSN 0719-8884
© Joan Guillamat

巴塞罗那社区教堂:经文镂刻,向城市宣誓 / ERITHACUS

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