Ha-Palmach St., Ashkelon
undergoing municipal approval process
Arch. Yaron Israel, Arch. Muayyad Khatib, Arch. Fabio Vital
The building is planned in the old commercial area of the city.
We aimed to design a project that combines with its surroundings and enriches the urban experience in the area.
To do that we tried to analyze an urban situation that's familiar to us, we consider positive and includes a transition from an active urban street to the interior of an office building.
The presented mapping of the center of Madrid, Spain, defines a series of transitions between spacial situations.
The mapping has become a spatial program that determines, alongside the demands of the client, the master-plan and the limitations of the lot, the way the building functions in the relations between private and public an between opened and closed.
The buildings facade has been designed with repetitive elements which include uni-size concrete framed glass windows. The concrete frames shade the windows and create a unifies pattern to the building.