fala atelier juxtaposes activities in reinosa cultural center
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dec 27, 2013
fala atelier juxtaposes activities in reinosa cultural center


fala atelier juxtaposes activities in reinosa cultural center
all images courtesy of fala atelier

 

 

 

proposing a neutral white volume for the reinosa cultural centre in spain, oporto-based architecture studio fala atelier has designed ‘lorem ipsum’ as a sequence of blank canvases. the square platform seeks to detach itself from the city’s past, redefining the surrounding square and opening its edges on all sides to establish a sense of flow through to the interior. the building itself contains 49 equal-sized rooms with various activities juxtaposed next to one another. the spaces within the uniform structure are identical and with no fixed limits – side by side one may find; exhibition areas, a nursery, a co-working zone or painting classes. the life of the building is a mirror of the city it inhabits, it is activated by the people, hoping to fulfill their many and different needs.

 

 


a co-working space within one of the 49 equal-sized rooms

 

 


view of a lounge area within the proposed white volume

 

 


exhibition spaces are juxtaposed with other activities side by side

 

 


a cafe within the cultural center

 

 


an atelier with painting classes

 

 


site plan

 

 


axonometric

 

 


detail view of the axonometric

 

 


plan

 

 


section cut

 

 

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