RENOVATION OF HISTORIC CENTER
FINALIST RESTRICTED COMPETITION
Is proposed not only replacing the old neighborhood for a new urban fabric, mainly housing, which keeps the essence of the quality of ancient historical fabrics, but also incorporates a new parameters for urban and residencial quality .
The historical fabric of Tortosa old town remains:
An environment which is designed with a certain density allows a comfortable neighborly relations. An environment endowed with a certain geometric wealth in ways that generate a variable and changing cityscape, with strong personality.
The new neighborhood includes :
Urban fabric with a large increase in public spaces. Therefore we propose a neighborhood to be organized through broad and fluid urban spaces which is visually open, easily accessible and integrated with other surrounding urban fabric (avoid the “Ghetto“ effect) .
New housing :
The new hosuing will have a good quality, improving the existing housing in basic services such as the incorporation of parking and elevator, sunny aspect and good views, compliance with the latest accessibility standards and all current domestic services .