The project is settled in the site with the aim to make legible how the programme works and what the relation is between the interior and exterior proposed spaces. The result is the overview of an architectural and landscape structure similar to a small village. These pieces have been laid in the spot as if they were drawn on the sand. Like a sketch on the land with a stick of wood, instead of using paper and pencil, the project has been designed from the pieces; making small grooves which explain the project: the position of each space, the places for working, the places for living and which are the paths and ways which organise this little village.
The shapes are only those which we can recognise easily; some leaves, branches, fruits, conches, a fish… Here are some branches, which suggest the main street; there, beside the branches, small green leaves or pergolas protect the entrances and give shadow; small beans would organise the bungalows and the houses; and a big conch or a bouquet of leaves would cover the space of the auditorium that would seem, in the end, like a small hill.Location: Niaga, Dakar, Senegal Architects: Josep Miàs, Silvia Brandi
Project name: Dakar musical production and recording studio Collaborators: Xavier Bas, Laia Solé, Adriana Porta, Gabriele Mura, Giovanni Galdieri, Christian Giovanetti, Laura Pomesano, Cristina Güemes, Diego Pastoriza, Enric Argemí Type: Cultural, sport, housing and leisure complex (winner project in a competition) Client: Privado Size: 17000 m2