Santamaria Arquitectes

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Cultural-educational facility in Plaza del Mercado

Portugalete

Project description

It is a rationalist style building, built at the beginning of the 20th century, and located in the old quarter of the municipality. The building is in a generally acceptable state of conservation and must be adapted to a new use.

The new program includes a multipurpose room with large capacity, exhibition hall, and creation factory that would work as a business nursery aimed at creators and artists. Each of these parts can be independently operated, and all of them are related through a large double-height lobby from where there is a general view of the building.

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Data sheet

Project dateMarch 2012

Architect/sPere Santamaria

Competition typeOpen competition

PromoterPortugalete City Council / SURPOSA

Area3.041 m2