Refurbishment of Alcalá 31, Madrid
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Property: ARPROMA, S.L., Comunidad de Madrid
Authors of the project: TYPSA-GEASYT UTE, Paloma Hidobro de la Torre, Ignacio de las Casas Gómez, José Iñíguez de Ozoño
Location: Alcalá Street 31, Madrid
Project date: 1998
Completion date: January 2000
Works: Architecture, structure, engineering and management
Built surface: 10.892,60 m2
Budget estimation: 10.784.904 €
This is one of the last works of Antonio Palacios, who chose for this set a classic composition system based on the image of the triumphal arch that he widely developed during the Spanish Civil War in the design of projects for the refurbishment the Puerta del Sol.
The construction data is kept in Madrid’s urban development master plan of ‘97, in which the building is listed as a singular one.
The proposed refurbishment of the building, which aims to rescue the original architecture, has been subject to the opinion of the Joint Committee for Cultural Heritage.
The refurbishment of the building in Alcalá 31, as well as the ones in Caballero de Gracia 32 and 34, will turn these buildings into offices for Madrid’s local administration. Ground and first floor will contain open working spaces for customer service, as well as an exhibition hall. Floors two to six will be used as conventional office space.
The basement will hold a conference room with capacity for 90 people, with direct access from the main lobby, as well as storage and rooms for building services.
The second basement will become a parking lot, with the recovery of the lift designed in the first project.