Rehabilitation of the old railway station of Burgos by Contell-Martínez Arquitectos

19/05/2017
Rehabilitation of the old railway station of Burgos by Contell-Martínez Arquitectos
[Burgos] Spain
metalocus, DANIEL MADERA
Rehabilitation of the old railway station of Burgos by Contell-Martínez Arquitectos. Photography © Mariela Apollonio
The architecture study Contell-Martínez Arquitectos has completed the rehabilitation of the old railway station of Burgos.
The proposal of Contell-Martínez Arquitectos stands out for the care with which they have treated the pre-existence. The black steel and glass used by the architects as well as the spatial wealth of the station have made all the beauty of the old ship appear.
 

Description of the project by Contell-Martínez Arquitectos

The construction of the railway network and the travelers station by the Company of “Northern Railroads”, at the beginning of the Twentieth century, was a significant event for the city of Burgos due to the relevance of the equipment and the significance for the city planning, importance that, however, was lost with the passage of the years till its total abandonment.

The project aims to rehabilitatethe Old Railway Station to accommodate a recreational and leisure programmeintended primarily for children and youth. The intervention extends, on on...read more

Architects
Mª Dolores Contell Jurado y Juan Miguel
Martínez López
Quantity surveyors
Vicente Sevila Pastor and José Ignacio M
até Barbero (construction works collaboration)
Structure
Francisco Javier Cases Beltrán
MPE engineering
Leing S.L.
Client
Ayuntamiento de Burgos

Contell-Martínez Arquitectos

Contell-Martínez Arquitectos. Mª Dolores Contell Jurado (1984) and Juan Miguel Martínez López (1981), architects from the Technical School of Architecture of Valencia (July 2009 and January 2007), since 2009 began their professional career together forming the study Contell-Martínez Arquitectos, having collaborated in different architecture studies since 2...read more