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EUROPAN 17. Larvik (NO)

Year 2023   Architects: Diego Diaz Mosqueira Gustavo Figueira Serrano Alba Álvarez Vázquez Jimena González Verdía   Renders: Bump Estudio   Location: Larvik, Norway   Topography for life The visionary proposal for Larvik harmonizes the town centre and harbour, integrating urban vibrancy with natural tranquility. Our design emphasizes sustainability, heritage respect, and community participation. The innovative Harbour Gate Hub, crafted from sustainable timber, forges a vibrant link from the park to the bustling harbour. The library, nestled within the town's green heart, becomes a flexible community space connecting with nature. Short-term road enhancements and long-term transformation into a green corridor reflect our commitment to a sustainable, connected, and vibrant future for Larvik....

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Tartu Südalinna Cultural Center (SÜKU)

Year 2023   Architects: Diego Díaz Mosqueira Gustavo Figueira Serrano Alba Álvarez Vázquez Jimena González Verdía   Renders: Bump Estudio   Location: Tartu, Estonia   Tartu Südalinna Cultural Center (SÜKU) THE SITE Analyzing the plot where the building is going to be installed, we observe that it is located in a strategic point of the city of Tartu, since it is an area of connection and communication of public spaces, green areas and representative and patrimonial buildings, all well connected through the paths of pedestrian and road streets.   GREEN AREAS The connection of the plot with the rest of the surrounding green areas is one of the strong points that we seek to enhance in the proposal. Our proposal for a green corridor that connects our building with the rest of the city has many benefits, such as the accessibility of these areas both for the citizens of Tartu and for the users of the new building that is being proposed.   STREET CONNECTIONS The building is located in an environment...

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Social centre in Vigo

Competition "1st MENTION" Year 2023   Architects: Diego Díaz Mosqueira Gustavo Figueira Serrano Alba Álvarez Vázquez Jimena González Verdia   Renders: Bump Estudio   Location: Vigo, Spain   SOCIAL CENTRE IN VIGO The proposal that is presented is not born from an architectural concept as such, but is the result of the approach of 3 main objectives:   Identity The building is conceived as an iconic element with a representative identity. It aims to be a landmark building in the city and at the same time offer a friendly image suitable for its intended use.   Energy efficiency Energy efficiency is the main objective of this proposal, which seeks to make the building, through different active and passive strategies, self-sufficient, with zero CO2 emissions and energy consumption in order to have the most outstanding sustainability certificates.   Agenda 2030 The development of the project seeks to follow the objectives of the UN 2030 Agenda. The strategy is closely linked to 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals. The objectives are present from the essence of the use of...

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