Thermal baths "Termas de Tiberio" by Moneo Brock Studio

21/04/2016
Thermal baths "Termas de Tiberio" by Moneo Brock Studio
[Huesca] Spain.
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Exterior view. Thermal baths "Termas de Tiberio" by Moneo Brock Studio. Photography © Jeff Brock.
The thermal baths "Termas de Tiberio", located at the foot of the Aragonese Pyrenees, is a project developed in 2007 by Moneo Brock Studio. The vast program is incorporated into a single volume of sinuous forms that, despite being massive, does not cause any visual impact on the natural environment.

In the project by Moneo Brock Studio there is a clear desire to integrate the building into its environment, the volume is half buried and seems to emerge from the mountain. The facade's glass blocks, specifically designed for the project, reflect the gray light of the Pyrenees, adding the building to the natural and built environment.

Description of the project by Moneo Brock Studio

The Baths at Panticosa are located in the dramatic Valle del Tena of Aragon, Spain, where mountain peaks near the project site hold snow throughout the year. Waterfalls, rivers and streams cut the surface of the mountains and the valleys, while underground the aquifer mixes with thermal springs from deep beneath the surface of the earth.

In designing the Baths building we have sought a balanced response to the natural setting on one hand and to the urbanized context on the other. The structure is built up to and, in places, into the side of the mountain, integrating its volume with that of its natural ...read more

Architects.-
Belén Moneo, Jeff Brock.
Architect in charge.-
Iñigo Cobeta.
Project management.-
Belén Moneo, Jeff Brock, Iñigo Cobeta.
Collaborators.-
Silvia Fernández, David Goss, Mathias Sc
hútte, Andrés Barrón, Benjamín Llana, Brenda Moczygemba, Eduardo Vivanco, Bárbara Silva, Carlos Revuelta, María Pierres, Sandra Formigo, Andrea Caputo, Spencer Leaf, Clara Moneo.
Client.-
Aguas De Panticosa.
Location.-
Panticosa (Huesca).
Dates.-
2002 (assignment), May 2005 (beginning o
f works), December 2007 (ending of works).
Surface.-
8.500 m² (total floor area).
Gardening and Landscape.-
Belén Moneo, Jeff Brock, Isaac Escalante
(CES Landscape Architecture).
Interiors design.-
Belén Moneo, Jeff Brock, Silvia Fernánde
z, María Pierres.
Structure.-
NB35, Jesús Jiménez, Alejandro Bernabeu.
Contractor.-
HINACO-NOZAR; Manuel Mirallas.
Facilities.-
KLIMAKAL, EMTE, SWIM AND DREAM, IMOGEP,
BIOSALUD.
Lighting.-
DIAZ Y OSORIO.

Moneo Brock

Moneo Brock Studio es una firma de arquitectura caracterizada por la intensidad de su atención al diseño. Los arquitectos, Belén Moneo (Harvard, 1988) y Jeff Brock (Princeton, 1985), abrieron el estudio en 1993 en la ciudad de Nueva York después de recibir su Master en Arquitectura d...read more