55 Supervised Apartments for the elderly Intxaurrondo SAN SEBASTIAN

55 Apartments are distributed between two buildings positioned in order to offer optimum orientation and sunlight, in the Intxaurrondo district in the city of San Sebastián.

Under the banner “”Naretsu”, Calm, a programme is developed which is all about the peace and tranquility in which the new occupants can live, an optimistic approach. The warm, serene colours, earthen, brownish, and autumnal ochre, invite one to pick fruit (the nuts of Intxaurrondo) after the explosive spring (childhood) and the hectic summer (youth), comes maturity and the period of preparation for the winter phase…

Deployment on the plots has been concentrated into two mini towers, located on the most uneven points in topographical terms and achieving the largest possible flat and sunlit space between the buildings and those adjoining; allowing  the woodland and gardens to be used by the community as a whole, without being enclosed in a private development. The footpath and the oak to the south-east are retained, respected, appreciated.

 The principles of eco-design are applied which reduces consumption by up to 30%.