In Mallorca, the Spanish architecture firm Arquitectos agency SMS sign the extension and renovation of the nursing unit to wrinkled skin and translucent.
"Badies, is an example of an extensive urban planning of the seventies with little urban qualities. In the last decade, It has Undergone a population surge, necessitating year extension and refurbishment of Existing health center. The brief included works ON EXISTING building as well hast year extension with new rooms for pediatrics, extraction and administrative staff pour augmenter and Improve the Service provided. The urban structure of the website is FORMED by an endless maze of streets and buildings without hierarchy. In this context, the new health center wants to Strengthen the picture an institutional building, in an area very much in Need for hierarchy and urban structure. The commissioning of the project is one year set austere one storey building and the adjoining plot Where building règlements leave room only for interventions That are a natural extension of the Existing building. The key factor to tackle Was the fact That During the health center building execution shoulds REMAIN open. The Proposed extension is autonomous year as attachment directly "stuck" on to the Existing Building and aa series of phases-have to be Followed Minimizing for the disorder to the health center in operation. 1. Preparation of the Existing Building. Without interfering in the daily use of the health center. Exterior "surgery" is done in order to Existing Building to Regulate the perimeter. 2. Construction of independent extension and when finished, reallocating the program from the Existing center. 3. Refurbishment of Existing Building and demolition of separation wall for internal comunication. "
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