The decision not to varnish the corten steel plates of the façade is taken so that, in a while, their texture and colour become more uniform. The corten steel is easy to integrate with the surrounding densely wooded area with mainly white pine-trees (Pinus halapensis).
In the area next to the entrance to the shooting range, a parking lot is marked off with plane-trees (Platanus hispanica) and a pavement made of local stones called “graveta ull de perdiu” (partridge eye gravel).
The building, with a rectangular shaped plan, is placed with its back façade to the dominant strong wind, the Mestral, and facing directly the shooting area, which is covered by a metal porch. Below the shooting area there is a partly buried Olympic pit. The social pavilion is resolved with a cube made of corten steel plates. Three pivoting doors, boasting a clever system of counterweight, allow the complete opening and closing of the main façade, in order to prevent intrusion and protect the...
- Year 2006
- Work started in 2006
- Work finished in 2006
- Main structure Steel
- Cost 140000
- Status Completed works
- Type Parks, Public Gardens / multi-purpose civic centres / Pavilions