Open side-bar Menu
 ArchShowcase
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
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.

Refurbishment at C_Galera 43 in A Coruña, Spain by CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

 
June 26th, 2014 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

The project aims to transform a four-storey office building placed between dividing walls in a residential building with offices for lease. The new building must optimize the number of flats in relation to the investment demand for housing and the small chances of regulations.

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

  • Architects: CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos
  • Project: Refurbishment at C_Galera 43
  • Location: A Coruña, Spain
  • Photography: Hector Santos-Díez
  • Date Project / Completion: November 2012 / February 2013
  • Area: 611.13 m2
  • Built area: 703,45 m2
  • Collaborators: Belén Salgado, Bárbara Mesquita, Laura Coladas, Manuel Burraco, Cristina Canto, Elisa Moreira, Celsa Pesqueira
  • Promoter: Fundación Juana de Vega
  • Building company: RENI, Servicios Integrales en Construcción SL
  • Building engineer: Luis Pérez Doval
  • Structure: Féliz Suárez Riestra
  • Facilities: Isabel Francos Anllo

Materials: 

  • Natural iroko wood studs naturally.
  • 1m length iroko wood boards with white lasur.
  • White lacquered aluminum holding doors.
  • Stair made of perforated sheet metal and natural iroko wood.
  • Oak flooring in flats. Polished cement floors in common areas. Natural iroco boards in terraces.
  • Zinc deck

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

The narrowness of the street and the proximity of neighboring facades conditions formal and design aspects. The urban regulations and habitability also influence the solution.

Facade solution that radically transform the current is required in order to give the building a new look.

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Vertical painted table composition relates to existing galleries, as it combines fullness and emptiness.

The exterior facade acts as a screen in which spaces and boards create three strips per plant that leave 1 meter high holes.

The floor to ceiling practicable Windows will appear behind this and keeping its module.

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

There will be an office and an apartment on each floor. The attic will be an extension of one of them.

Each apartment will have a kitchen-living room, a bedroom, a bathroom and a laundry. The office will also have a studio.

The natural wood amounts of facade down to the ground floor, defining an intermediate space between the entrance and the narrow, busy street.

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy ©  Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © Hector Santos-Díez

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Image Courtesy © CREUSeCARRASCOarquitectos

Related posts:

Tags: ,

Categories: Building, Residential

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

GRAPHISOFT: ARCHICAD download 30-day FREE trial
Graphisoft ARCHICAD  Download a 30-Day FREE trial
TurboCAD pro : Start at $299
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy