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Vallecas 48 / Auriens Arquitectura

  • 00:00 - 7 December, 2010
Vallecas 48 / Auriens Arquitectura
Vallecas 48 / Auriens Arquitectura, © Chirstine Barbs
© Chirstine Barbs

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Madrid, Spain
  • Associates

    Enrique Pérez Romero, Cristóbal Díez Sánchez, Daniel Matías González
  • Collaborators

    Álvaro Martínez Casado, Cristina Barbero Castillo, Darío Arévalo Torres, Diana Caballero Obregón, Edurne Armenteros Arza, Macarena Fontán Sánchez
  • Renderings

    Courtesy of Auriens Arquitectura
  • Medical Direction

    Pablo Iglesias Maldonado
  • Promoter

    Municipal Company for Housing and land in Madrid (EMVS)
  • Construction

  • Area

    6223.66 m2
  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. Vallecas 48 was the winner of a contest organized by the EMVS of Madrid. It contains 41 residential units, 41 commercial and storage space, and 42 parking spaces. The study decided to group homes in a single building with an L-shaped plan. The result is two bodies that are joined, one flies over the other and the road below, while the other volume falls behind forming what the architects called a “game of volumes."

Follow the break for renderings, drawings and more photographs of this project.

© Chirstine Barbs
© Chirstine Barbs

The separated volumes converge to create access to an interior courtyard .  The building organized itself around pockets of green areas and step zones.

The facades are made of distinct holes, arranged randomly, giving the illusion of movement.

Active and passive systems have been used in order to save energy, such as taking advantage of the building orientation improving its energy efficiency.

© Chirstine Barbs
© Chirstine Barbs
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Vallecas 48 / Auriens Arquitectura" 07 Dec 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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