Santa Clara Building / Lagula Arquitectes
Projects Antonio Alonso, Martín Ezquerro, Ignacio López Alonso, Manel Morante, Marc Zaballa Lead Architects: Photographs: Adrià Goula Design Team:Isa Lozano, Gemma Arco, Maria Rosario Herrero, Antonio García, Inés Alomar, Patrizia Etxebarria, Mària Canel, Nando Cabanillas, Toni Cladera, Aleix Ranera, Jan Carol, Carmen Barberá, Rafa Berengena, Martí Bosch, Marta Chinchilla, Clara Tarrats, Viktória Ramos, Anna Miquel, Xavier Font, Olaya Martínez, Albert García-Alzórriz, Assia El Hamadani, Guillem Bargues, Albert PerarnauSponsor:Santa Clara Building, Zenith HousesConstruction Company:Construccions BusquetsFacilities:OrdeicCity:GironaCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Adrià GoulaText description provided by the architects. Sta Clara 11 is settled in one of the best areas of the Girona old quarter, facing the river. The aim of the Gironi developer is to transform a 70’s office dense storey building in a new dynamic living typology.Save this picture!© Adrià GoulaSeveral surgical operations are developed to transform the apparently indifferent modern movement structure into a rooted Gironi edifice, linked to the urban fabric pre-existences. All those aimed both to improve the inhabitant’s common life quality and to enhance the urban values.Save this picture!© Adrià GoulaSave this picture!Cross SectionSave this picture!© Adrià GoulaA new curvy courtyard is proposed. This is thought as modern, transparent, luminous space, open to the sky. As a building heart, provides light, ventilation and character to the homes and to the public mew. It is defined in glass blocks following the north European tradition, from the Viennese Otto Wagner to Pierre Chareau’s modernism. Save this picture!© Adrià GoulaSave this picture!AxonometricSave this picture!© Adrià GoulaPrivate access and public common spaces are open to this new concept space, breathing light. This new insertion, as an ice bloc, melts its character to the street.Save this picture!© Adrià GoulaSave this picture!1st Floor PlanSave this picture!© Adrià GoulaThis new burnished materiality is combined with warm and traditional materials, to create a modern but grounded in the place experience. The new additions revaluate the character of the old quarter life. It aims to be modern thought being local. The assorted dwellings typologies are open both to the street both to the courtyard. The different level are occupied with multiple experiences of life, from a two room apartment to the duplex penthouses. Save this picture!© Adrià GoulaThe flexible old structure is adapted to the new times, also developing a new façade to the street, showing the renewed Girona’s character and free will.Save this picture!© Adrià GoulaProject gallerySee allShow lessThe Manga, Vila Santa Thereza / Laurent Troost ArchitecturesSelected ProjectsMaragall 310 Building / Bergnes de las CasasSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Carrer de Santa Clara, 11, 17001 Girona, SpainLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Area: 3300 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyApartments, Adaptive Reuse•Girona, Spain “COPY” 2020 Architects: Lagula Arquitectes Area Area of this architecture project Santa Clara Building / Lagula ArquitectesSave this projectSaveSanta Clara Building / Lagula ArquitectesSave this picture!© Adrià Goula+ 25Curated by Clara Ott Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/943693/santa-clara-building-lagula-arquitectes Clipboard ArchDaily Photographs Santa Clara Building / Lagula Arquitectes “COPY” Spain ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/943693/santa-clara-building-lagula-arquitectes Clipboard Apartments Year: CopyAbout this officeLagula ArquitectesOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsRefurbishmentAdaptive reuseGironaOn FacebookSpainPublished on July 23, 2020Cite: “Santa Clara Building / Lagula Arquitectes” [Edificio Santa Clara / Lagula Arquitectes] 23 Jul 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.