Information Point in Glorias Square
A scaffolding system for a temporary facility.
The facility is thought to be an information point, an exhibition area about the proposed project of the square and rental point of electric bicycles. Is located in a crossroads of pedestrian circulations; which crosses the square towards the sea-mountain and another which transversely connects the two nearby facilities: nursery oaks and the new pergola.
In its temporary condition, the construction is subtly integrated into the transformational environment of Glòries Square. Its linear shape, materials and its structural system highlight both their ephemeral character and the idea of permeability. Along these lines, scaffolding acts as a support of the three envelopes necessary to provide habitability to the construction: an impermeable and translucent polycarbonate skin, a shade mesh and a metal mesh as a protection. The areas which host the internal program and services are solved by two structural prefabricated modules of site hut, whereas wood on the pavement and on the transverse thresholds provide warmer areas in the facility.