COAM PFC Awards 2013: Youth and Senior Housing + Social Club
Irene Brea Martínez 

COAM PFC Awards 2013: Youth and Senior Housing + Social Club

Irene Brea Martínez 


Facing the artificial Ijssel lake and on reclaimed land, the four front pieces make up the dwellings, while the rear piece, which wraps around them, conforms the social center in a private-public gradient, from water to earth. 

The same building, which shares a wall with the social center, accommodates dwellings for elderly people on ground level and for young people on the upper levels. Both are heated using one chimney that juts out of the pitched roof.