西班牙,Bajo Martin郡市政厅/ Magén Arquitectos

建筑师:Magén Arquitectos  - Jaime Magén


开发商:Bajo Martin County Seat

合作者:Beatriz Olona, María Tejel (建筑师), José Luis Sánchez (工料测量师), Rafael González (工程师), José Sainz (结构)

施工方:Conavinsa SA. Grupo Praínsa

摄影:Pedro Pegenaute

Bajo Martin郡由特鲁埃尔九个历史居住区组成,位于马丁河盆地。采自当地采石场的雪花石膏是本案建筑的主要建材之一,这种材料是出口产品,还能通过工艺交流和艺术活动促进文化振兴,这些活动每年由雪花石膏综合开发中心组织。

项目基地位于Bajo Martin郡中心城市伊哈尔的郊区,处在N-232国道和废弃的老筒仓旁。这里的城市环境比较恶劣,旁边是原有的工业建筑,路对面是联排住宅前的空地。




Architects: Magén Arquitectos  - Jaime Magén

Location: N-232. Híjar (Teruel), Spain

Developer: Bajo Martin County Seat

Collaborators: Beatriz Olona, María Tejel (architects), José Luis Sánchez (quantity surveyor), Rafael González (engineer), José Sainz (structure)

Construction: Conavinsa SA. Grupo Praínsa

Photographs: Pedro Pegenaute

The Bajo Martin County is formed by nine historic populations in Teruel, located in the basin of the River Martin. Alabaster, which is extracted from quarries in the area, is one of its main resources, dedicated to both the export and cultural promotion, through routes, meeting craft and art activities, organized annually by the Center for Integrated Development of Alabaster.

The site is located on the outskirts of Hijar, capital of the county, along the national highway N-232 and the old abandoned silo. It was a dysfunctional urban environment, including existing industrial buildings, and the front of residential townhouses, just across the road.

The absence of urban qualities in the environment legitimizes a certain autonomous condition of the building, rising from the land to form a unified solution, clear and compact. Therefore, the necessary link of building and place, reinforced by its institutional character, not articulated from urban relationships with the immediate environment, but from references to geographical landscape, history and culture, present in their external configuration. The group of carved volumes on local materials -stone and alabaster, alludes, in an abstract and geometric way, to stone groups that occur in quarries in the area. The stone surfaces, opaque or translucent, exhibit materials and expressive features of alabaster in relation to the day or night lighting.

The ordered group volumes in the outside, compact, heavy and massive, is poured inside. The space pierces and perforates the solid volume, producing a dynamic system of voids, connected visually and spatially, diagonally, linking the three floors and articulating the circulation spaces, access and meeting. The continuity with the outside material and the presence of natural light into the interior through various gaps, strengthen the condition of the interior space as empty excavated, drawn from the section as a fundamental tool of the project.

The functional organization of the project is divided into three bands constructed parallel to the path. The first is the plenary hall access and, second, the lobby and areas of management and administration, and third, to the auditorium and classrooms. The distribution of plants distinguishes between the more public areas at ground and first floors, and more related to internal management and work in the second. In contrast to the stone walls inside the bamboo wood finish in the most significant spaces such as the plenary hall, underscores its public, institutional and representative.