Barceloneta

TYPE: University resarch project

PLACE: Barceloneta neighborhood , Barcelona. Spain

DATE: 2004

AUTHOR: Raquel Cervera.

DESCRIPTION: analyze the Barceloneta neighborhood to detect a intervention and provided a project in the neighborhood and provided another architectural interventions.

The research result is in relation with the shadow movement:

THE SHADOWS IN THE STREETS ANT ON THE FAÇADES:

– the effect “light entrance”  (“light entances”) because of different height of the buildings.

– el efecto reflejo luz en las medianeras
– la línea de sombra proyectada sobre el suelo o sobre las fachadas

THE EFECT WILL GENERATE THE PROJECT: height absence__ light appearance

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The location chosen have to underwent this effect.

The object is to play with this light entrance  and the proposal building, by means of his façade create a light effect in all the street. To create those effects in the street, the façade has to be made of a reflecting material, and with surfaces that reflect the most number of incidets solar rays on the vertical face. The sun movement create diferents  reflection moments meanwhile the hours run in the solar clock. But the façade design include a shape that the reflections get inside the building interior.

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For the back façade the design is different, due to the solar incidence is through the higher    façade part; because of that, the design is a glazed surface in with the higher part is inclined to move down the solar rays to the street.

The object is create lights and dynamic sparkles is now managed. The sun sparkles are added to dark street means of the new building.

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