Centre for community life in Trinitat Vella

Centre for community life in Trinitat Vella

Architect
HAZ ARQUITECTURA
Location
Barcelona, Spain | View Map
Project Year
2021
Category
Community Centres
José Hevia
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Linoleum FlooringTarkett
Linen
Interior FurnitureActiu
Autoclaved Larch Wooden Slats & SteelEgoin
Steel & Wood SkeletonQuintana
Underground Canadian PipesREHAU

Product Spec Sheet
Linoleum Flooring
Linen by Tarkett
Interior Furniture
by Actiu
Autoclaved Larch Wooden Slats & Steel
by Egoin
Steel & Wood Skeleton
Underground Canadian Pipes
by REHAU

CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY LIFE IN TRINITAT VELLA

HAZ ARQUITECTURA as Architects

The brief is laid out around two covered courtyards located to either side of the circulation shaft that ensure light and ventilation throughout the building. Inside, the ground floor houses the reception, the canteen and a large entrance that acts as a foyer for the assembly hall and can host exhibitions and other activities. On the first floor is a Women’s Information and Attention Point and other social services. On the rest of the floors—there is a total of four—offices and spaces for local bodies and associations are laid out around a central shaft.

photo_credit Adrià Goula
Adrià Goula
photo_credit Adrià Goula
Adrià Goula

As this is the first building in the future complex, to avoid creating a major contrast with upcoming projects Haz Arquitectura has opted for a simple, abstract outer design that opens up to a future plaza that will link the various facilities.

photo_credit José Hevia
José Hevia
photo_credit José Hevia
José Hevia

The most used material in the construction of the centre is wood. The architects made this decision for various reasons. Firstly, given the rather hostile location of the new facility—on the city’s outskirts near one of its busiest traffic hubs—they considered that the comfort transmitted and provided by wood would give the volume warmth. In addition, they took into account the fact that in terms of energy, it would combat the environmental impact of its carbon footprint, since wood enables the building to absorb CO2 throughout its useful life.

photo_credit José Hevia
José Hevia
photo_credit José Hevia
José Hevia

Team:

Architects: HAZ ARQUITECTURA

Structure: BAC Engineering

Contractors: Copisa & Solvetia

Installations: Proisotec SLP

Photographers: José Hevia & Adrià Goula

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Materials Used:

Facade cladding: Wooden slats/ autoclaved larch wood/ Egoin

Flooring: roll linen/ linoleum/ Tarkett

Doors: Wood/ solid melis pine wood/ Madema

Windows: Wood/ solid melis pine wood/ Madema

Roofing: mass porous concrete/ filtering lightweight concrete/ Tennisquick

Interior lighting: led strips/ warm led 2800k 21w/m/ standard product

Interior furniture: standard furniture/ standard catalog furniture/ Actiu

Structure: steel and wood skeleton/ steel and wood structure CLT/ Quintana + Egoin

Geothermal: canadian tubes/ underground canadian pipe coil/ Rehau

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