Architects: NUA Arquitectures
Location: Tarragona, Tarragona, Spain
Architect In Charge: Maria Rius, Arnau Tiñena, Ferran Tiñena
Constructor: Construccions JMC
Area: 82.0 sqm
Photographs: Pixelmoreno, Courtesy of NUA Arquitectures
From the architect. Located in Campclar neighbourhood, the new center for food distribution was designed and built in only three months and very low economic resources. 120 volunteers realized the finishes in one morning.
The center is organized in three spaces, a storage room, a service space, and a distribution zone. The building was conceived with a double industrial-artisanal logic. The structural system and the lateral facades where built up with prefabricated metallic elements in order to shorten the construction time. The frontal facades were constructed by a fabric skin which contextualise the new equipment with its surroundings. The compact and hermetic nature of the building responds to climatic and security requirements, nevertheless when thecenter is on service, it opens to the users allowing natural
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