Consolidation of “La Remunta” barrack buildings

Consolidation of “La Remunta” barrack buildings

Architect
Ravetllat Ribas arquitectes
Location
Parc de la Remunta, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
Project Year
2016
Category
Military buildings
Adrià Goula

Consolidation of “La Remunta” barrack buildings

Ravetllat Ribas arquitectes as Architects

The project saw the restoration of part of the former army barracks, dedicated to breeding horses, at La Remunta in Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona. In agreement with the City Council, part of the enclosure has been converted to a public park and sites earmarked for the development of housing blocks. All remaining buildings on the site are protected.


The old barracks consist of six building, four of which were the subject of this project. Building 1 included stables and a soldier's mess on the ground floor and a dormitory for soldiers and officers on the first floor. Buildings 3 and 4 are single storey, used only for horses. Building 5 was an infirmary and laboratory. The two other buildings that were not part of this project, an old farmhouse and Building 2, will be separately developed as a nursery.


The future use of the buildings is as yet unknown. The aim of project was to ensure the buildings were restored and protected from further dilapidation while a use compatible with the public park is found. Non-protected buildings have been demolished and removed from the site, new roadworks have been completed and the park is already open to the public.

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