MAP13 BARCELONA

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SECTION OFFSET

Architects
Map13 Barcelona, Block Research Group

Developer 

IaaC, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia

Assistant

Stefanos Levidis

 

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 Areti Markopoulou, Lucas Capelli and Nicu Ioan Pribagu

 

Photos

Filippo Poli

 

Students

Giombattista Areddia, Stephanie Bashir, Ismail Gokhan Catikkas, Renata De Castro Lotto, José Roberto Díaz Braga, Rodion Eremeev, Karl Francalanza, Luca Gamberini, Mardet Gebreyesus, Chung-kai Hsieh, Ruxandra Iancu Bratosin, Novak Kijac, Hristo Kovachev, Ian Harold Mann, Dhwani Patel, Joshua Ranjit Pio John, Akanksha Rathee, Hriday Siddharth Saini, Sinem Samanci, Pongtida Santayano, Mamta Srinivas, Rasha Sukkarieh, Chirana Lemuel Sumendap, Remita Thomas, Mohamad Yassin, Georgios Angelou, Asayesh Asayesh.

"Section Offset" was part of a seminar in the Master in Advanced Architecture 2013-14 at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) in May 2014 conducted by Map13 Barcelona and the Block Research Group (ETH Zurich).

 

The result is a free-form tile vault integrated in the nature, with a thickness of 10 cm and a maximum span of 9 m. Specially challenging was to adapt to the slope and to the irregularities of the ground with the available tools and recycled materials.