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WAfER CELLS

Silvia Marti., Uelgado ___ --~S~ara Alvarellos Navarro

Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitec

Politecnica de Madr1

The project's brief is to propose a framework which can be developed nearly everywhere in a natural environment. Its forms remember an organic being, and it makes possible its adaptation to different places. The external appearance aims to be a reflective skin which works as a chameleon anywhere. The project will be established by a system that use the realm's qualities as a project opportunity.

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installations water circulation

It aims to create places to combine relax, personal training, hydrotherapy and balneotherapy. In place of the traditional zoned and functionally segregated balneary, it offers a fluent space where discover new experiences.

~ direct access to cells for clients ...... staff circulation

The movement of building's users is through a path _ in the side of it. It allows the public to have an integral relationship to a series of cells where guests enjoy bathing. This indoors promenade also allows access to private cabins for massage and personal services.

MEETING POINT_INFORMATION yoga /nutrition and welqht guidance/

personal training

BODY TREATMENTS massage/facials/ waxing/ aromatherapy /bal neotherapy

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THERMAE ROMAN HOT SPRINGS hot tub/mud bath/peat pulp bath /sauna/stearn bath

HYDROTHERAPY hydrobath sauna/jacuzzi! vapour pools/hot

pools/ ice

open air pools

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FUNCTIONAL SKETCH

interior lighting

cold water-pools

thermal gloss

textures materials

interior aromatic /~J+ -

streams

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FIBERGLASS

ALI LIGHT

's development will be into different cells, by combining compact, dense and vibrant interiors with traditional baths.

All cells are connected with an external cover that creates this fluent space. The cover is designed with two different skins. The external one is made of structural steel and glass. The

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skins is ng as the key technical zone. It contains every installations an staff's equipment.

SLATE

GLAZED TILE

BRICK

WOOD

CLAY

STAINED GLASS BOULDER

STONE

WATER

CERAMICS

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STRUCTURE

INSTALATIONS

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METAL PIECE (2mm) FIBERGLASS (Smm)

SHEET OF ALUMINUM (1 mm)

MATERIAL + VAPOUR

CELtS COMPO ENfS_detail_ Scale E: 112

The result aims to be a balanced landscape with it's own identity and a sensitive approach to the nature.

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