'EL CANAL' PERFORMING ARTS CENTER - SALT (GIRONA)
LOCATION: SALT (GIRONA)
'This space is intended to be the workshop, the factory of perfoming arts, specially dedicated to text theatre and contemporary theatre. ...
Salvador Sunyer. TV programme 'Miradas 2' in TVE channel, emission date 30-IX-12.
The Performing Arts Centre of Salt-Girona (CAE) is designed with two parallel aims:
1. As a space for theatre companies.
2. As a space for performance/exhibition.
Both aims have, as a result, a configurable room that allows to change the use of the room easily, in this way you can have a room with italian-style theatre, a room with a stage in the middle or just a big room without seats.
'.... It is a single space, but nothing superfluous, very well equipped technically and is a space very mouldable, which you can adapt to theatre, and not as it is usually, the shows have to be adapted to the spaces that are sometimes impassable.' Salvador Sunyer. TV programme 'Miradas 2' in TVE channel, emission date 30-IX-12.
The image is the result of all the functional requirements, is certainly a parallelepiped volume that won´t try to mimic the existing building, but produce a strong image that reminds you the textile origin of the factory, a woven metal 'skin'.
INDUSTRIALIZED CONSTRUCTIVE PROCESS
Structurally, the building consists of a series of 10 parallel porticos with a span of 17'00m, interconnected with secondary porticos that define a reticle on floor. The slabs are designed as a mixed slab of concrete with collaborating steel plate, while the façade is built with prefabricated concrete panels.
José María Forteza Oliver
Esther Mollar Bort
Luís Pedro Junquera Hernández
Mª Antonia Solbes Camarena
Rafael Pastor Ferrándis
J. Bautista Torregrosa Soler
Javier Abad Balaguer GRUPOTEC
PROJECT MANAGER ON SITE
José María Forteza Oliver (30%)
Andrea Llusent Guillamet ARQ. MUNICIPAL (70%)
Ajuntament de Salt
Arcadi Pla S.A.
Jordi Mateu Petit