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Catalogue of urban forms. Towers + slabs

Extract from the book Why Density? Debunking the myth of the cubic watermelon

May 11, 2015

Catalogue of urban forms. Towers + slabs

1. Plazas 2. Underground car park 3. Access to the car park

The two five-storey blocks create two open public spaces which serve as small-scale, easily-maintained plazas which the buildings centre on. The twelve-storey tower emerges from a three-storey block. Roads are located on the outer limits of the plot.

Pradolongo development
PAREDES PEDROSA
Madrid (Spain) 2006

Plot area: 10,413 m2
Floor Area: 15,603 m2
Coverage: 0.24
Floor Area Ratio:1.50
Dwellings: 146
Parking places: 146
Other uses: -

 

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