Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
Ananda Building in Fuenlabrada, Madrid by Espegel – Fisac Arquitectos
January 18th, 2014 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Espegel – Fisac Arquitectos
The program specified by the owner-developer, was the construction of a block of flats with basement, garage, storage rooms and facilities rooms. We propose a very compact volume of 18 dwellings with a standard program: 12 three-bedroom dwellings and 6 four–bedrooms dwellings, with the aim of achieving the maximum efficiency in the use of the floor area.
The building in divided in two pieces separated buy also bounded by an empty space occupied by the common spaces of the neighbourhood. This extraordinary space contains the staircase which connects physically and visually the garden with the sky.
The supporting structure of the building is designed with concrete rectangular shaped pillars, as well as the horizontal structure made of reinforced concrete. The flat roof of the building is resolved with an inverted trafficable flat. The facades are built with shall face brick.
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