project | PLA D’ORDENACIO URBANISTICA MUNICIPAL DE VIC . 2008
site | Barcellona
client | ajuntamiento de Vic
category | residential, retail, tertiary
area | 234 ha
service | preliminary design
design | antonio ravalli, jlp arquitectes
project team | crepaldi.pelliconi
infos | proposal for the Vic P.O.U.M.
from the relation |
To recognize the topography as a hidden structure_ an analogic description of the territory and its orographic structure through the highlighting of the contour lines, for a Plan which cannot be flat.
To recognize the landscape as a heritage_ a sampling of the distant landscapes as a possibility of appropriation, as frames and for a depth perception of the territory.
To recognize the discontinuity_ the morphological changes as a series of “rooms”, an opportunity for the description of a rhythm.
Marker 1: height_ the z-coordinates of the Cartesian space are multiplied for a synthetic parameter (10), the result imposes an entirely different attention to the topographic quality of the area, and shows us previously unreadable shades. Anything that was barely readable on the paper is actually perfectly understandable in the real space experience .
Marker 2: crests and valleys_ as components of discontinuity in the ground undulations, they also work as its organizing elements
Marker 3: “landscapes” map _ visible elements from the perceptive experience of the crest of the Sierra de Sanferm
Operator 1: forks_ the possibility to combine “landscapes” and “discontinuities” to define potential ” perceptive forks”. To save the voids which allow to reconstruct the primitive value of the Vic plain and to rediscover an harmony with its territory …