The plot, following the criteria established by urban planning, is occupied by a 21-storey tower, 242 social housing a continuous U-shaped block with a variable height between four and seven floors.
The design of the building is based on the premises of energy saving and economy
Entrances to the flats and the 9 premises are located on the ground floor. The two basement floors occupy the entire plot and are used for garages, storage rooms and technical rooms. The rest of the area is used for social housing.
Assuming the volumetry regulated by the urban plan, the building is designed seeking optimal energy savings and economy of means, and prioritizing the double orientations of the houses. To achieve the maximum level of sunlight in the interior patio, the height of the building located to the south is limited to the maximum. On the inner side, the homes are designed as small lofts, with the bathrooms and kitchens grouped in a central element which gives flexibility to the user in case they want to change the distribution. The building has central energy and hot water cogeneration facility.
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Iñaki Garai ( email@example.com )
Javier Pérez Uribarri ( firstname.lastname@example.org )