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Walden 7

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Ricardo Bofill
 
location Sant Just Desvern
function apartment
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Walden 7 is inspired in vernacular architecture. This magnificent residential building consists of a fourteen-storey cluster of apartments grouped around five courtyards. With few exceptions, all apartments face both outwards and into one of the courtyards. The multi-level construction features a system of access bridges and balconies, generating a variety of vistas and precincts. The fašade has the appearance of a huge, red fortification. It connects to the exterior through large urban windows several storeys high. The courtyards stand out vibrantly in deep blue, violet and yellow surfaces. The apartments, made by combining square 30m2 modules, come in different sizes, ranging from the single-module studio to the four-module apartment, either single or duplex. (text from architects website www.ricardobofill.com)

 

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Walden 7
Address
Carretera Reial 106
Spain
http://www.walden7.com
Project is public!
Opening hours Opening times: Main office 8.30am - 1.30pm / 4pm - 7pm Features: Parts of the Walden can be visited by groups with the prior permission of the administrative office, if accompanied. walden7@walden7.com
How to get there? Bus: 157, 158, 53, L10, L46, L50, L51, L56, L57, L61, L62, L64, L65 Night Bus: N12 Tram: T3 (stop "Walden")
Completion 1974
Floor area/size 31140 m2
ArchitectRicardo Bofill
 
Project ID 4628
Latitude/Longitude 41°22'48N 02°04'01E
Contributed by GON
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