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Salcedo Social Center // Santos y Mera arquitectos

Pontevedra, Spain

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In a cluttered environment we propose a refuge, a wood in small forest cabin, a palisade that filters views but at the same time makes it very open, very permeable to the nearby environment and especially to the square and the adjacent green area a haven.

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

The interior volume is modeled generating small courtyards, transitional spaces where shown the interior wood skin that only comes out in the big hole that crosses the fence to look out over the square giving continuity to the large multipurpose space, allowing incorporate outer space for outdoor activities.

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© Santos y Mera arquitectos

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

One of the courtyards, become larger and more permeable, and it serves like a space for access to the building “patín” mode of traditional houses in the area.

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© Santos y Mera arquitectos

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

The simplicity of volume, color and texture must be enough to convert the center into a small local and an urban reference, giving a friendly and easily recognizable image..

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

© Santos y Mera arquitectos

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