Bon Pastor 54 Social Housing Models / Peris+Toral.arquitectes
Textual content description offered by the architects. The Remodelling Plan for the neighborhood of Bon Pastor anticipates the demolition of the 784 Casas Baratas (low-cost homes) on the property that was inbuilt 1929, and their substitute by freestanding blocks to rehouse all of their occupants. The planning construction of single-story homes and the closeness of the neighbors produced a type of neighborhood life that gave the district the environment of a village throughout the metropolis, with a lot of life on the street.
The change in constructing typology, which was agreed on with the occupants, affords some benefits of high-rise residing, comparable to prime views of the river Besòs, to the detriment of neighborhood life at floor degree, the place the single-story dwellings open up and emerge into the road. So as to recuperate and protect a part of this out of doors lifestyle, a sequence of intermediate areas are integrated between the general public house and the dwellings. At floor flooring degree, entrance is through communal courtyards that lead into the foyers-
The lattice going through of the stairway externalizes the constructing’s vertical communications. On the primary flooring, beneficiant terraces like out of doors rooms overlook the brand new park that borders the riverfront. The automotive park is laid out on a single degree with pure air flow and lighting, providing an area that may, in time, adapt to different makes use of.
The cross-ventilated dwelling has a free-standing rest room, arranging the lounge in two areas round this nucleus with two-way circulations that make the condominium appear larger. This format favors cross air flow and opens up the ground plan to each air and views, with lengthy strains of sight between the 2 façades. These loops of circulation are created not simply across the rest room, but additionally by means of the bedrooms via a terrace that continues its route by means of the condominium, minimizing self-contained areas and following the define of the condominium with out interruption. The cantilevered metallic balcony system incorporates rolling shutters and offers help for vegetation. A park runs between the constructing and the river, filtering the ocean air that circulates alongside the Besòs river hall. The usage of uncovered brickwork, a cloth decided by planning, is a chance to introduce lattices that give the constructing’s façade a porous texture.
At floor flooring degree, the terraces overlooking the park are interspersed with the automotive park’s air flow shafts, producing a thickness that varieties a filter of privateness between public house and residential. The going through of the courtyards on the road