This apartment building, designed by the architectural Madrid Amann Cánovas Maruri is intended to provide more family housing. With expressive use of color, the building wants to show and assert a new and reclaimed home for its inhabitants.
“Condemned to oblivion and almost ashamed for decades by theorists of the modern movement, color in architecture has been recovered from the 80′s as essential means of expression and communication are also the buildings. And this is a clear example of the commitment of many architects today use color, not without risk or difficulty, to create a closer and expressive architecture.
In this Carabanchel apartment block, the façade is a set of bright primary colors is sorted by the horizontal structural elements, gray. The 5-storey building, there are several types of floors (two, three or four bedrooms), and each is differentiated from its neighbors by being painted a single color on the front both inside and outside. In the middle of construction, common open space allows residents to enjoy a public area. Meanwhile, outside the passer enjoy the colorful.
The release Amann Cánovas Maruri Atxu consists Amann Alcocer (Madrid 1961), Andres Alcaraz Cánovas Cartagena 1958) and Nicholas Maruri Mendoza (Madrid 1961). All three are architects for the E.T.S.A. Madrid and founded his office set in 1987. ”
Primary colors are the basis for the design of this new building in the suburb of Carabanchel in Madrid.
The building has a horizonal structure, and departametos are “read” as a coded series of horizontal color volumes, with a thin black line of division.
The central space serves as a community garden
There are different types of units, including two, three and four bedrooms are simple, with a kitchen, dining room and bedroom area.
The colorful facade includes dimming system provides privacy and within environments.
The external expacios become a public-private mix.