CAI Athletic Pavilion / GAP Associates

CAI Athletic Pavilion / GAP Associates

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  • Architects: GAP Associates
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  835
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Jesús Arenas Mesa
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Deri S.L., Electromecánica Cabré, Finestres Anoia, Saltoki Igualada
  • Construction: Grupo Ravi
  • Structure: GAP Associates
  • Quantity Surveyor/Technical Architect: Jordi Marín
  • Mep Engineering: Acosta Enginyers
  • Author Architects: Albert Albareda Valls, Carles Pastor Foz
  • Design Team: Ramon Corrochano, Alejandro Tomás Arolo, Eudald Pedrós Reig
  • City: Igualada
  • Country: Spain
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Text description provided by the architects. The building holds indoor athletic activities such as 100m race or long jump and is used mostly in cold seasons to warm up and avoid injuries of the athletes. 

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Floor Plan
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The shape of the building is defined by the footprint of the plot, the streetwalk on one side and the athletic stadium and track on the other, while entrances are located on both short sides. The metal structure is designed with Fink trusses painted in white, that help optimize structural elements, to cover the whole space, varying from 10 to 19 meters long.

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The concrete walls are due for vandalism and to avoid external-internal visual connection for distractions, and the polycarbonate elements offer a filtered natural light and create an illuminated landmark at night.

© Jesús Arenas Mesa

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Address:Av. Emili Vallès, Igualada, Barcelona, Spain

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Cite: "CAI Athletic Pavilion / GAP Associates" [Pabellón atlético del CAI / GAP Associates] 17 Jan 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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