Building 16 apartments

YEAR  2003   LOCATION  Museros · Valencia    STATE  Built     PLOT SURFACE  

The plot is located in a flat widening area, surrounded by the train track, the overpass of the road to Náquera, the old Barcelona road and peripheral industrial buildings. Said fragment is designed for a reparation that pours peripheral streets into blocks surrounding an elliptical garden.

The typical typology is of open construction. The project integrates the maximum of three-bedroom homes in a variable range between 90 and 130 square meters with a private terrace of more than 15 m2, as well as community services such as a swimming pool and a garage for one space per home. The sector ordinances obliged from the second to withdraw four meters from the public road area. Hence the horizontal slide of the piece in half.

The first two floors make up a duplex that has access from the public garden and the rear terrace that overlooks the community area with a private terrace. The third and fourth floors make up the upper duplex. The terrace is located in the front that overlooks the garden and in the distance to the sea. In all cases the distribution is lower floor as a daytime area and the upper one at night. A large void in the façade that crosses all the floors monumentally the composition, there is inserted an open staircase that becomes the nucleus of vertical communication together with the elevator. The insertion of canopies with pillars and beams allows the possibility of installing Mediterranean-rooted sunscreens.