Tourist Information Box. Cartagena

Year
2002
Location
Paseo de Alfonso XII. Port of Cartagena
Architect
Martín Lejarraga
Client
Cartagena Port of Cultures
Budget
37.650 €
Built up area
60,00 m2
Martín Lejarraga's Office
Patricia Reus (Arch.), Daniel Ruiz (Arch.)
Builder
Talleres Herjimar S.L.
Photographer
Juan de la Cruz

Strategy:

The small and straightforward program was divided in two volumes to create an intermediate space between them as an introduction.

The project is the result of an intensive search of this dispersed approach attached to the constructive solution and materials.

The external side it is shown as a continuous vision. The facades are made by serigraphic glass, reproducing the image of the ancient city wall for its complete integration.

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Program:

– one of the pieces is for public use: information office (you can see the city wall).
– the other piece is an adapted bathroom.
– the 24hours information panel, the third piece.

Materials:

Three isolated pieces of metal section that hold a 6+6 laminated serigraphic glass. The city is the main lining and the light comes from out.

Publications

2010
METALOCUS nº 26 ^RECICLAR^