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  • NEREA ARANBARRI Architect, specialised in International Sustainable Planning WORK SAMPLE London November, 2013
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  • NEREA ARANBARRI Architect, specialised in International Sustainable Planning WORK SAMPLE London November, 2013
  • NEREA ARANBARRI TIMELINE 1986 Born in Azkoitia, Spain. 1989-2004 Schooling in Azkoitia, Spain. 2004-2010 Architecture Degree (equivalent to MA Architecure), University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. 2008 Summer volunteering project in San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala. 2009 Summer Internship as an Architectural Assistant in Antzibar S.A., Azpeitia, Spain. 2010 6 month placement in Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. 2009-2011 Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Planning and Development, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. 2010-2011 Internship as an Architectural Assistant at ACHE Arquitectura, Pamplona, Spain. 2012 Internship as an Architect and Urban Designer at CHORA Architecture & Urbanism, London, U.K. 2012 Intern Architect at Awaiting Eyes Foundation, London, U.K. 2012-2013 MA International Planning and Sustainable Development, University of Westminster, London, U.K. 2013- Planner, Social Mapper and Curator at Meanwhile Space. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES U.D. urban design S.P. strategic planning U.R urban research REG urban regeneration I.P. international planning ARC architecture C.E. community engagement and participation C.W. collaborative working L.C. 6 language and communication skills (Spanish, Basque, English, Italian). I.T. IT skills (Autocad, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketchup)
  • 01 Regeneration of Legazpi Legazpi, Spain. 2013 05 Chengdu Bus Terminal Chengdu, China. 2012 02 Kaduna Strategic Plan Kaduna, Nigeria. 2013 03 Redevelopment Long Street London, U.K. 2013 04 Upgrading of Karet Tengsin Jakarta, Indonesia. 2012 06 Taiwan Strait Smart Region Taiwan-China. 2012 07 Europan 10. La Cornisa Madrid, Spain. 2011 08 Development in Aranguren Valley Pamplona, Spain. 2010 10 Europan 09. El Hierro Valverde, Spain. 2010 11 Regeneration Plan Mañeru Mañeru, Spain. 2009 12 Resilience Building San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala. 2007 03 09 01 08 11 10 12 07 05 06 02 04 8 09 Cittá ModaM Milán, Italy. 2010 9
  • 01 Regeneration of Legazpi 2013, August Thesis MA International Planning & Sutainable Development (Distinction) University of Westminster tutor: Marion Roberts S.P. U.R REG I.P. ARC 10 C.E. L.C. I.T. 11
  • In an increasingly globalised world, the re-emergence of Legazpi is analysed as an example of how small cities are struggling to find innovative strategies for their re-emergence, in the shadow of the global mega-polises. The experiment of the temporariness, therefore, is conducted within a previously defined endogenous framework so that the short-term interventions are conceived within a place-based rhetoric, essential for the success of such interventions in a small city scenario. In this context, the work explores the potential of the temporary urbanism to promote an endogenous strategy for small cities, a growth through the gradual investment on local assets. While the endogenous framework provides a place-based framework, more necessary than ever to keep and promote local cultures within the global flows, the temporary city will give immediate responses to current uncertainties, the lack of capacity to act due to the financial crisis, and the ability to deliver facilities and services that meet the real needs and demands of the citizens now. Key opportunity sites are identified from the opportunities aroused in the initial analysis, and temporariness tested as a means to contribute to the wider local strategy, rather than considering it as an individual and isolated intervention. This provides results that contribute to the theory of how incremental small-scale temporary actions conducted within the endogenous framework contribute to the gradual sustainable development of the locality. Social and human assets Creative and intellectual assets Example 02 Example 03 Example 01 Cultural and Heritage assets Site 02 Urban infrastructural assets Site 01 Site 03 Financial A Local Asset Analysis for the drafting of the endogenous framework Strategic Plan and Opportunities for the re-emergence of Legazpi Experiment of the temporariness 01 Regeneration of Legazpi, Spain. 2013 01 Regeneration of Legazpi, Spain. 2013 12 13
  • 02 Strategic Plan for Kaduna 2013, June International Spatial Planning University of Westminster tutors: Tony Lloyd-Jones & David Mathewson S.P. U.R I.P. 14 C.W. L.C. I.T. 15 Source: Max Lock Centre.
  • The project poses a Strategic Plan for the city of Kaduna, Nigeria, in collaboration with the Max Lock Centre, research office that is currently drafting the real Master Plan for Kaduna. The oil resources made Nigeria a country with high potential to become a key player in the global economy. However, the overdependence on that sector, together with the lack of infrastructure and extremely high rates of unplanned growth are making it necessary the drafting of a plan to promote the development of a sustainable and healthy city in Kaduna. It is forecasted that the city's population will double by 2050. In response, this work promotes a comprehensive strategy including all aspects of urban life (social, human, intellectual & creative, natural, financial, urban). Through an asset-based development approach, the strategic plan suggests a decentralised growth strategy, following a wellstructured infrastructure and road network. The aim is to foster the diversification of the economy, along with sustainable livelihoods in which social capital is built and the capacities of the citizens are developed, leading to a more capable city driven by the cooperation of all the set of its citizens. Urban Structure Road Hierarchy The creation of a clear road network is pivotal. The currently impermeable NorthSouth axis is opened up along with a ring-road that provides a by-pass to the central areas. This results in a gridlike network providing a clear urban structure. Road and infrastructure network Sub-centre decentralisation Source: Max Lock Centre. Density distribution Decentralised nodes Sub-centres Following the structure defined above, the decentralisation of activity, density and people comes from the need to create a well-distributed city, in terms of people, wealth, activity and opportunities. Phasing of the development Density The control of the density is crucial in a city like Kaduna, where the availability of the land is not a problem at all. Keeping the urban area compact, and creating higher density in central areas and around the sub-centres will make public transport more efficient and livelihoods more sustainable. Key legend for the Summary of the Plan: Physical barriers (road & railway) Military zone Bad East-West connectivity Informal low-income settlements River crossing points North-South inter-ethnic conflicts Oil Refinery Oil pipe-line Summary of the Strategic Plan for Kaduna 02 Strategic Plan for Kaduna, Nigeria. 2013 02 Strategic Plan for Kaduna, Nigeria. 2013 16 17
  • 03 Redevelopment of Long Street 2013, June Urban Design and Sustainable Development University of Westminster tutors: David Seex, Bill Erickson U.D. U.R REG I.P. ARC 18 C.E. L.C. I.T. 19
  • heights, their historical relevance, study of the urban legibility, accessibility to public transport, walkability, pedestrian and vehicular routes during the day and during the night, and so on. The maps shown here are the results of the analysis, giving raise to a number of issues that will lead to specific opportunities in terms of needs and sites that will be developed later on. Shoreditch has become one of the trendiest areas of London in the past decade. Its unique character has made it one of the most sought after neighbourhoods in the city. That is why, an initial site appraisal is presented here in order to find key sites to exploit its potential. The whole analysis included mappings such as typologies of buildings, their Personal Views of the Urban Structure Fixes and problems There are certain fixes of different character that the strategy for the area will need to deal with, such as the overhead railway line and the new developments that are inteed to stay for certain decades. Additionally, the precence of a big amount of abandoned spaces is seen as a problem, together with the lack of clarity and permeability in a big sector of the area As an exercise of understanding the personal feelings on the urbna structure of the study area, each of the group members had to sketch their own view of the area. Many elements are shared in all the sketches, which leads to think that there are some basic lines that define the main structure of the site. A summary of the results is prepresented in the map below. Possitive Assets Opportunities The vibrant character of the area poses many positive assets for its future development, such as the day-night activity contrast and provision of leisure activitiy areas and facilities. The clear primary urban structure is also crucial, together with good public transport provision and the existence of affordable housing that could attract young population. There are several opportunities to uplift the development scenario in the area, such as to promotion and upgrading of the affordable housing offer, the promotion of local commercial activity, and the redevelopment of vacant plots for the purpose of public facilities or as public open spaces. 03 Redeveloment Long Street, London. 2013 03 Redeveloment Long Street, London. 2013 20 21
  • On the other hand, the rest of the site will be developed as a close-grain plot-based development. The plan therefore defines the division of the plots and a minimum set of regulations in order to create a harmonious complex. However, the flexibility and freedom of intervention within those boundaries is still very high, promoting creativity that will result in a highly dynamic, creative, and attractive image of the new neighbourhood. Section 01 through the close-grain development Site Analysis Summary Objectives Concept of the proposal Public Realm Ground Floor Plan Photomontage of the relationship between the two scales of action Legibility Movement Section 02 through the public space Additionally, the close-grain approach will integrate the new development into the urban character of Kingsland Road and Hackney Road, fostering the local retailers' activity and livelihoods. This mode of intervention will provide a development at a very human scale, that will create an attractive contrast with the bigger scale of the symbolic building over the railway infrastructure. Location Map The second part of the work has developed a single opportunity site that has derived from the previous analysis. The selected site is Long Street Development Area, for its location between two of the key roads that shape the area, Kingsland Road and Hackney Road, and its high potential to influence the whole study area from its core. On the one hand, the project proposes to open up the existing public space up to the railway arches, creating a high quality public realm that will increase the quality of the life of the whole area. In addition, a high-rise building is suggested over and along the railway infrastructure that crosses the site diagonally and continues up to Hoxton Overground Station. This new building will act as the background of the new public piazza, providing a symbolic character that will enhance its uniqueness, as well as creating a clear landmark in the neighbourhood. This volume is planned to host a mix of uses, ranging from high-end offices, to live-work spaces, apartments, etc. 17/18 03 Redeveloment Long Street, London. 2013 03 Redeveloment Long Street, London. 2013 22 23
  • 04 Regeneration of Karet Tengsin 2012, November Sustainable Neighbourhoods and Development Module, University of Westminster tutor: Tony Lloyd-Jones U.D. S.P. U.R REG I.P. ARC C.E. C.W. L.C. I.T. Source: Max Lock Centre. 24 25
  • Karet Tengsin is a kampung, a crowded informal, low-income settlement in the commercial centre of Jakarta. Due to its strategic location, this site is in the potential place for a commercial redevelopment, as has happened in the nearby sites. In addition, the threat of the seasonal floods in the western side, and the unsanitary living conditions in the densest areas, make it necessary an upgrading intervention in Karet Tengsin. riverside walkway commercial street new development upgraded area Figure 02. Section 01. of the riverside redevelopment The aim of this proposal is therefore the upgrading of the kampung, encouraging the regeneration of the informal settlement as a decent living environment, where strong social capital is formed and sustainable livelihoods take place. upgraded area The strategy is divided into different areas. The western area is badly affected with the seasonal floods, containing the lowest living conditions of the whole settlements due to this precarious situation. A complete redevelopment of this site is proposed for the lowincome population, aimed at relocating the current residents into the new development. The central area will be upgraded, through the opening of North-South crossroads that will create a clear urban structure. This will create "neighbourhood units", whose interior will be cleared to open up neighourhood open spaces to carry out activities of the everyday life for the residents. The area closest to the Mas Mansyour Road will be redeveloped commercially in order to increase the revenue of the intervention and make the whole proposal feasible. This will consist of higher-rise building containing offices and apartments for the middle class population, creating a diverse community in which sustainable livelihoods can thrive. community open space upgraded area Figure 03. Section 02. of the upgraded central area. upgraded middle-income area housing commercia redevelopment Mas Mansyur Road Existing settlement Figure 04. Section 03. Redevelopment Mas Mansyur Road The plan is carried out through the asset-based methodology, in which local resources are explored in order to ground the local development on them, creating a locally-informed strategy. Figure 05. Elevation of the commercial area beside the riverside walk S.03 b S.02 d Proposed intervention The density of the settlement is lowered in the kampung area, in order to increase the quality of life of the residents, as well as the health and safety conditions of the residential units. Moreover, interior spaces in the neighbourhood units are opened to give raise to a urban life based on everyday activities and retailers. Asset-based methodology carried out for the drafting of the Plan 04 Regeneration of Karet Tengsin, Jakarta. 2013 04 Regeneration of Karet Tengsin, Jakarta. 2013 26 27 a c S.01 E.01 Figure 06. Division of Sectors and location of sections and elevations
  • 05 Chengdu Bus Terminal 2012, May International Competition (Second Prize) Chora Architecture and Urbanism * U.D. U.R I.P. ARC C.E. C.W. L.C. I.T. * all the drawings included in this portfolio are created by me, except the general section. 28 29
  • The Chengdu Bus Terminal (CBT) represents the needs of people of Chengdu to move. It is considered as a piece of the mechanics of the city, where it is literally a node of transtion encouraging a smooth evolution between modes of transport, living, leisure, knowledge and energy, as a well-oiled machine. The concept behind the design of the CBT can be divided into two key parts: Vertical circulation cores 1. The Platform: an efficient piece of smart infrastructure, is envisaged as an elevated depot for the buses, sitting above the terminal. On the top of it is the ground for social activities and commercial enterprises, a present for the dense city of Chengdu. Diagram of mix of uses in Section 2. Branding: highlighting the public service, provided by the Chengdu Public Transport Group Company as something socially important and exciting. The shape is representative of the myth of the turtle, being the shell as the heavens (public realm), it's body as symbolic of the Earth (depot) and its undershell the underworld (station). Pedestrian paths on platform Basement Mix of uses, function, circulation, social interaction and environmental sustanability are key aspects for the configuration of the project, providing a key social, cultural and transport hub in the core of Chengdu. Floor 1 Floor 2 Floor 3 Platform programme Floor 4 Floor 5 Floor 6 Floor 7-12 Vegetation on platform Floor plan of the public space strategy Floor 13-16 Floor 17 Diagram of mix of uses by floors Cores Service Car Parking and Circulation Bus Parking and Circulation Bus terminal Healthcare Residential Public Space Site maximum boundary Key legend Image of the Bus Terminal Vehicular access to platform Retail Section of the complex Furniture and activity layout 05 Chengdu Bus Terminal, China. 2012 05 Chengdu Bus Terminal, China. 2012 30 31
  • 06 Taiwan Strait Smart Region 2012, August CHORA Architecture and Urbanism Chora Architecture and Urbanism * S.P. U.R I.P. C.E. C.W. L.C. I.T. * the drawings shown of this project have been the result of several years of research. I was involved in the development of the theoretical background of the whole publication as well as the production of specific projects for specific sites, explained in the form of "cards" and "vignettes" in each frame analysed. 32 33
  • "Taiwan Strait Smart Region is focused on the cross-strait relationships between the cities of Taichung (Taiwan) and Xiamen (China), and their collaborative effort into creating an incubator for renewable energy and energy efficiency pilot projects. The first step in realizing part of this Incubator project has been taken by the Taichung City Government with a strategic energy plan for Taichung, commissioned jointly with CHORA architecture and urbanism and Tung Hai University. This plan aims at establishing new policies and regulations for planning and construction. Both Taichung and Xiamen can turn the policy into mandatory regulation." As a result of the research line, a publication has been prepared that analyses different frameworks within the two cities, and experiment with the methodology of the Urban Gallery. The rationale of this methodology is based on the existing resources or the database, in which prototypes are going to be implemented, through the dialogue of the key stakeholders, giving raise to specific action plans that will make the change for the future. One example of such experiment can be seen in the right, where specific projects are proposed in key strategic locations. The set of the prototypes and projects are aimed at gradually promoting the smart development and energy efficiency of the cities. Scenario games played in Xiamen, involving diverse stakeholders in the process of drafting the strategies. Prototypes in the Taiwan Strait EE 01 EE 02 EE 03 EE 04 EE 05 EE 06 EE 07 EE 10 EE 11 EE 12 EE 13 EE 14 EE 15 EE 16 RE 01 RE 02 RE 03 RE 04 RE 05 RE 06 RE 07 RE 08 RE 09 RE 10 RE 11 RE 12 RE 13 RE 14 RE 15 RE 16 PP 01 PP 02 PP 03 PP 04 PP 05 PP 06 PP 07 PP 08 PP 09 PP 10 PP 11 PP 12 PP 13 PP 14 PP 15 PP 16 EN 01 EN 02 EN 03 EN 04 EN 05 EN 06 EN 07 EN 08 EN 09 EN 10 EN 11 EN 12 EN 13 EN 14 EN 15 Stakeholders in the Taiwan Strait EE 08 EE 09 Database in the Taiwan Strait EN 16 Library of prototypes to be implemented Smart region in Xiamen Example of the experiments carried out in specific frames in the cities of Taichung and Xiamen 06 Taiwan Strait Smart Region, Taiwan Strait. 2012 06 Taiwan Strait Smart Region, Taiwan Strait. 2012 34 35 Action Plans in the Taiwan Strait
  • 07 Europan 10. La Cornisa 2011, June Pg.Dip. Urban Planning and Developmen tutor: Javier Mozas U.D. REG ARC 36 C.E. L.C. I.T. 37
  • The Cornisa Park in Madrid, has been historically constituted as an urban void. The proposal for the Europan 10 is grounded on the objective of keeping that void alive, considering it essential in the understainding of such a dense area in Madrid. Furthermore, it aims at responding to the real demands and needs of the diverse stakeholders involved in the future of this unique urban space, in which the Catholic Church owns the majority of the land. On the one hand, a redistribution of the private land is to be carried out in order to secure the continuity of the public spaces for the enjoyment of the locals. For that purpose, certain pathways are defined to articulate the whole intervention allowing the full accessibility to the public spaces to all citizens. Following these premises, a unitary formal proposal is stated for the entire site in the form of tectonic plates, solving the height differences in the site in the longitudinal direction. On top of that, the folds allow the erection of buildings underneath without compromising the urban void, enabling a flexible and participatory process in which each fold is developed according to the needs and demands of the stakeholders involved. Plot redistribution Existing land of the Church Proposed land of the Church Proposed public land Built body Existing buildings New buildings above ground New buildings under ground Scheme of the participatory process Open Spaces Hard standing space Private "green" open space Public "green" open space Slope Movement Vehicular traffic Non-accessible pedestrian Accessible pedestrian path 3D Model of the proposed topography Greenery Controlled growth trees Free growth trees Physical model of the proposal Lanscape Plan Cross-sections 07 Europan 10. La Cornisa, Spain. 2011 07 Europan 10. La Cornisa, Spain. 2011 38 39
  • 08 Urban Development Aranguren Valley 2010, December PgDip. Urban Planning and Development University of Navarra tutor: Jose Luque Valdivia U.D. S.P. I.P. U.R 40 L.C. I.T. 41
  • The proposal for the development of the Valley of Aranguren responds to the need of formulating innovative strategies in the face of the economic situation of Spain. The key concept of the plan is to create a decentralised development so that it can be phased, responding to the slowing down of the construction sector. For that purpose, the main lines follow the historic traces of the territory, as well as the river line, creating sub-centers that will host the highest densities, together with the provision of public transport and retail, giving place to a sustainable growth and lively urban environment. The urban design proposal follows an effective mix of uses and building typologies. High rise and low-rise buildings and open spaces are combined creating a dynamic and attractive complex, away from the homogeneous developments lacking identity. For that to happen, a high flexibility is left for the architects and urban designers to come, based on minimum use and form regulations that will provide an harmonious piece of city. Phasing The development is planned in small lots, taking into account the economic situation and the future prospects of the city. Land use Street Sections Analysis of possible mix of typologies Decentralised sub-centres are designed to host highest densities and best public tranport and retail provision. Spatial Plan 08 Urban Develoment Aranguren Valley, Spain. 2010 08 Urban Develoment Aranguren Valley, Spain. 2010 42 43
  • 09 Cittá ModaM Cittá della Moda a Milano 2010, August Final Thesis, Architecture (8/10) Tutor: Jesús Bazal U.D. REG I.P. ARC 44 L.C. I.T. 45
  • It's morning / Look at yourself / Look at yourself in the mirror. You are varied. You are complex / You have many interests You have energy. You have chances / You have Ugliness and Beauty You have grief. You have joy You have the Future / You have History. Angelus Novus is by your side The storm of Progress / is looking at the mirror, / with you. You are in Milan. It's late. Perhaps it's night / Look at me! When darkness comes, / I can show you my strength, the strength of Modern Temple. All my heroic strength / turning into functional and spatial flexibility. Work has a religious and / epic strength. I - the building - / give it a location and a shape. I'm going to show you. Look around. / Look inside yourself. / Come in. You are in Milan. 5+1 Architetti Section 01. Commercial area The project stems from the need to regenerate the Navigli area and their converging point, a vast empty land with a high potential of becoming a key piece in the understanding of the city of Milan. As such, the project proposes the creation of the Cittá della Moda alongside the historic dock of Milan, in order to recreate the relation between the canals, the city and its citizens. The programme of a fashion hub derives from the need of creating an alternative and complementary space for the well-known high-profile fashion scene of Milan, offering from low-rent workshop and exhibition spaces, to a Graduate School of Fashion. As such, it is conceived as a place for people, where social interaction is encouraged. In order to reflect that, the building is configured as a very flexible structure, so that the interior distribution can present infinite variations depending on the needs at every moment, giving place to the possiblity to host temporary events and creating a responsive and adaptable piece of infrastructure for the citizens. Exterior image of the pier Section 02. Open area at the School of Fashion Section 03. School of Fashion, workshops and classrooms. Lower ground floor plan Sketch 01.Open cafe-library 09 Cittá Modam, Milan, Italy. 2010 09 Cittá Modam, Milan, Italy. 2010 46 47
  • Sectio 04. Longitudinal cut through all the spaces East elevation, facing the dock Sketch 02. View of the building from the other side of the dock. Sketch 03. View of the entrance hall to the auditorium. Furthermore, the project focuses on the public space as the key generator of the suggested hub. Hence, the whole project is understood as a sucession of spaces, that deriving from a very basic structural form, creates spaces, both open and enclosed, adapted to the human scale and their activity and interaction. Similarly, it is suggested a highly pedestrian-friendly urban environment, replacing the private car traffic with a new offer of public transport. In this regard, the building becomes an inter-modal transport hub, combining the bus and tram services with the suggested fluvial transport system that would connect Milan with nearby cities, alongside the fostering of cycling and walking, given the excellent connectivity of the location. Section 05. Workshop and exhibition space Sketch 05. Sketch 05. View of the pier walk. 09 Cittá Modam, Milan, Italy. 2010 09 Cittá Modam, Milan, Italy. 2010 48 49
  • Detail 1 Detail 2 Detail 3 Detail 4 Detail 5 Detail 6 D5 D1 D2 D3 D7 D8 D9 Detail 7 Detail 8 Detail 9 Detail 10 09 Cittá Modam, Milan, Italy. 2010 09 Cittá Modam, Milan, Italy. 2010 50 51 D6 D4 D10
  • 10 Europan 09. El Hierro 2009, June MA Architecture. Projects University of Navarra tutor: César Ruiz Larrea & Pucho Vallejo U.D. U.R I.P. ARC 52 C.E. L.C. I.T. 53
  • Piercing the field to inhabit the land and make use of its own energy. That is the rationale behind this proposal to the Europan 09 El Hierro. Neighbourhood units The intervention is subdivided in neighourhood units that contain a communal building that host the shared facilities and the entrance to the life underneath. These buildings are the only ones that appear in the landscape, leaving the rest of the land as a sculpted landscape, a humanized piece of land that resembles the local colours and character. The concept consists on excavating the land to create courtyards at different levels, being the depth of the voids the reflection of their privacy. It is around these courtyards that the community facilities and dwellings are located creating a lively environment, taking advantage of the cool and shade of these spaces to beat the warm climate of El Hierro. The shared facilities are the only volumes that appear over the ground, so that the beuty of the landscape is fully maintained. Meanwhile, the lighted buildings that announce the existence of a community underneath create a unique and identifiable unit. Furthermore, it is suggested that this strategy could be further extended to other sites in Valverde to promote its densification. The dwellings are configured as sculptures in the ground, creating a succession of spaces that follow the logic of the light and the matter, filtered through the deliberately opened voids. It is a constant play of natural elements, creating the necessary conditions in a fully sustainable way. Sculpted dwellings The dwelling and living spaces are sculpted into the land, creating voids that have a common entrance in the courtyards. Inspired by the ancient communities in the Middle East, this technique takes full advantage of the climatic capacity of the ground. Existing layers of the land Communal facilies for each neighbourhood unit Creation of the initial courtyards Extension of the methodology to other sites Similarly, the courtyards created will take advantage of the climatic capacity of the land. While the public spaces will be under the level of the ground, this will provide a fresh and healthy environment that will prevent the residents from the high temperatures that characterize the island of El Hierro. Extension of the methodology to other sites Floor Plan of the second layer of the site Sculpture of the dwellings around the voids Extension of the methodology to other sites Longitudinal Section of the Intervention 10 Europan 09. Valverde, Spain. 2009 10 Europan 09. Valverde, Spain. 2009 54 55
  • 10 Regeneration Plan in Mañeru 2009, June PgDip. Urban Planning and Development University of Navarra tutor: Jose Luque Valdivia S.P. REG ARC C.W. 56 L.C. I.T. 57
  • Use of the buildings Mañeru is a small village of less than 500 inhabitants located in the Northern Spanish region of Navarra. Taken its smallness as a positive assets, and given its unique and highquality architecture together with its location in the "Camino de Santiago", the local authority planned the drafting of a Regeneration and Protection Plan. This project was carried out as an academic project at the University, but was considered for the real drafting of the plan by the local authority. PROTECTION CATALOGUE Residential, townhouse Residential, block Residential, isolated Residential, isolated Facility Industrial building Name of building: St Peter's Church Post Code: St Peter Street, 2 Plot number: Plot n. 134 CATÁLOGO DE Pbuilding: St Peter's Church Name of ROTECCIÓN MAÑERU Style and DEL EDIFICIO IDENTIFICACIÓN period: baroque, neoclassicallaand Nombre común de edificación Dirección postal renaissance, s. XVIII and XVI. Polígono, manzana y parcela catastral Estilo y época Príncipe de Viana: Yes Príncipe de Viana The ethos that the plan follows is to avoid big interventions and instead call for small and incremental actions that will gradually bring the improvement of the urban and life quality of Mañeru and its inhabitants. Private Land Use Garden Pool The main objective is the improve the urban structure of the locality, establishing main traffic routes and slightly intervening physically in the public realm, pursuing a clear urban legibility. Land uses Aiming at keeping and enhancing the local identity and character, a catalogue of the pieces of architecture of interest is produced. The aim of this catalogue is to identify and to keep the urban qualtiy and architecture of Mañeru, while allowing more flexibility and adaptability for their use, in order to promote a mix of uses and a lively town centre. It is thought that this approach together with the quality of the landscape, affordable prices of the properties, and a wider strategy for the reactivation of its local economy, will attract the young generation and fix the existing one. Intervention Management Plan View of Mañeru Regulation Plan Public Land Use mixed pedestrian-car open space parking river green space Land Management Management Unit 1 Management Unit 2 Management Unit 3 Homogeneous Unit 1 Homogeneous Unit 2 Homogeneous Unit 3 Homogeneous Unit 4 Homogeneous Unit 5 new buildings new plots out of management existing land division existing building intervention boundary Protection Grade 1 Protection Grade 2 Protection Grade 3 Buildings to replace General system Relevant building CATÁLOGO DE PROTECCIÓN MAÑERU IDENTIFICACIÓN DEL EDIFICIO FICHA Nº Nombre común de la edificación Dirección postal Polígono, manzana y parcela catastral Estilo y época Príncipe de Viana DESCRIPCIÓN 1 Iglesia de San Pedro Apóstol Calle San Pedro 2 parcela 134 barroco, neoclásico y renacimiento; s. XVIII y XVI. SI TIPO DE INMUEBLE: Religioso: Iglesia UBICACIÓN: Aislado ELEMENTOS: Ábside, arco de medio punto, arco rebajado, atrio, escultura, espadaña, frontón, guardapolvos, guirnaldas, hornacin termal ESTRUCTURA PERIMETRAL: Sillería ESTRUCTURA INTERIOR: Muros de fábrica ESTRUCTURA HORIZONTAL: bóveda de arista, bóveda de horno, CUBIERTA; FORMA: cuatro aguas, dos aguas CUBIERTA; ARMADURA: Forjados inclinados CUBIERTA; COBERTURA: Teja curva ESTADO DE CONSERVACIÓN: Completo en su estado original DESCRIPCIÓN TIPO DE INMUEBLE: Religioso: Iglesia UBICACIÓN: Aislado ELEMENTOS: Ábside, arco de medio punto, arco rebajado, atrio, balaustres, bolas capiteles, claves, contrafuertes, cornisa, coro, dintel, escultura, espadaña, frontón, guardapolvos, guirnaldas, hornacina, imposta moldurada, linterna, óculo, pilastras, portada, torre, ventana termal Kind of Property: religious, church. Location: isolated. Elements: apse, rounded arch, lowered arch, ESTRUCTURA PERIMETRAL: Sillería ESTRUCTURA INTERIOR: Muros de fábrica atrium, balusters, balls, capitals, cornices, ESTRUCTURA HORIZONTAL: bóveda de arista, bóveda de horno, bóveda de lunetos, bóveda mixtilínea, cúpula sobre pechinas CUBIERTA; FORMA: cuatro aguas, dos aguas abutment, choir, lintel, sculpture, belfry, pediment, CUBIERTA; ARMADURA: Forjados inclinados garnalds, niche, moulded imposts, lantern, oculus, CUBIERTA; COBERTURA: Teja curva ESTADO DE CONSERVACIÓN: Completo en supilasters, doorway, tower. estado original Perimeter and Interior Structure: masonry. Horizontal Structure: edge vault, vaulted niche, lunette dome, vault on pendentives. Roof: Shape: hipped roof. Roof: Frame: sloping slab. Roof: Covering: curve tile. State of conservation: preserved in its original state. Sample of Specifications of a Catalogue Sheet Concept Map of the Regeneration Plan 11 Regeneration of Mañeru, Spain. 2009 11 Regeneration of Mañeru, Spain. 2009 58 59
  • 12 Resilience Building in Guatemala 2007, July Personal Achievements I.P. ARC C.E. 60 C.W. L.C. 61
  • Nueva Providencia is a new community created in San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala, next to the Atitlan lake. It is a newly-self-built community that hosts 50 families affected by the hurricane Stan in 2005. We were a group of 11 students of Architecture, that wanted to change the traditional study tour to New York for a volunteering month in a developing country during the summer of 2008. We wanted to contribute with our knowledge as future architects in any project that involved the improvement of livelihoods of families in need, but surprisingly, no organization wanted to take all of us on board of their projects. Outraged by that fact, we decided to create, manage, develop and fund our own social project. After several weeks of meetings and hard work, we found partners in Universities and Foundations both in Spain and Guatemala, funding for the project in local businesses, and driven by our enthusiasm, motivation and desire to get our way with our own initiative, eight months after our first meeting we were flying to Guatemala to build eleven basic housing units in the Nueva Providencia Community, Department of Solola. Having a clear common objective, motivation, ambition and a good cooperation among the hard-working and disciplined group of 11 students, we started an initiative that is still ongoing. The project was a complete success in this sense, since we did not only build the houses and capacities of the local community, and provide a huge learning process and personal achievement to ourselves, but also initiate the momentum of a bigger project. The following year, given the success of the first experience, the Architecture School of the University of Navarra took over our initiative to send architecture students to Guatemala every summer. Since then more than a hundred students have been contributing to the delivery of the right to have a decent home in Guatemala. 12 Resilience building, Guatemala. 2007 12 Resilience Building, Guatemala. 2007 62 63
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  • thank you NEREA ARANBARRI e. naranbarri@gmail.com t. +44 (0) 79 263 36510 London November, 2013