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GUILLEM ROCA CANALS ARCHITECTURE PORTFOLIO


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architecture + city urbanism studio terrassa, spain

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the heart graduate studio chicago, il

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gausarq

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social arquitecture st cugat, spain

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dwelling apartments offices and retail barcelona

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construction courses building analysis barcelona


guillemroca2@gmail.com +1 217-305-1276 urbana-champaign, illinois

photoshop autocad 2d-3d microstation 2d-3d 3ds max design NAME

guillem roca canals date of birth

03-12-1994 nationality

barcelona-spanish

resume

v-ray rhinoceros grasshopper revit microsoft office adobe premiere sketch up

education

wineva cype

2017

architecture in university of illinois

robot

year abroad in uiuc 2016

Architecture-engineering barcelona

languages

polytechnic university catalunya

Spanish

2012

English

technological high school

German Catalan

work experience additional courses 2016

farriol architects renderings, details drawing, executive projects 2010

artec architects distribution of floor plans and taxations

3ds max design course Typing Diploma (249 bpm)


01 ARCHITECTURE + CITY RESTORATION OF A FABRIC FACTORY TheprojectislocatedinTerrassa,acity nearBarcelona,thatusedtohousealot offabricfactorieswhichmostofthem nowadaysare abandoned.Theproject proposestheactivationofthespaceby reforming the old factory and incorporatingit to the new urbanism planning. After the study of the neighborhood the program incorporates a school, dwelling apartments, regional market, some harvests for the new people whoisgoingtolivethereandspacefor co-working.


void space the demolition of the factories has generated Swelling neibourhood creating free spaces without usage we propose the recuperation of this spaces for the neigh

economic connection 1. Identification of the consolidation of the third sector on the north of the neighborhood, the secondary sector on the south and the fading of the first one 2. Activate a mixture of sectors, creating infrastructures made out of industrial spaces

transportation 1. Identify the transportation of the neighborhood, and its weaknesses in public transportation and pedestrian's ways 2. Incorporate and create new ways of transportation in the rehabilitation project

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Narrow the scope

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02 THE HEART REVIVING CONVENTION[AL] SPACE Heartisa newtechnologydistrictin Chicago contained in a single megastructure. Startup activity is currently scattered throughout vacancies in the central business district.TheHeartwillbeahavenfor startupsandyoungtechentrepreneurs, with design focusing on making education, collaboration, and development efficient as possible.


transversal section lifestyle

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Making the space more livable The complex is thinking about sustainability and every detail is thought with this aim. The enclosure system is going to change dependingon the orientation of the faรงade. Bikes are introduced in the building and have the same important as the pedestrians. The megastructure, also provides an atrium space that is goingto adapt on the weather conditions and open and close depending on the year.

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03 GAUSARQ SOCIAL ARCHITECTURE Forthisprototypetheteamsought togeneratetheminimumvolume necessaryforthepracticeofagroup of Castellers(practitionersof the Catalantraditionofbuildinghuman towers)fromSantCugatdelValles. They designed a space which is supportedbypressurizedair,trying tomaintainconditionsofpressure andhumiditythataresuitablefor physical exercise. The base structure is made from basic materials such as palletsandplasticwasteobtained from industries in the area.


''Shaping a building depending on the program and sustainability''

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APARTMENTS OFFICES AND RETAIL For this project, the urban relationshipbetweenthebuilding andthesite,inthebusiestzonein Barcelona, was the main concern, as wellastheefficiencyintheuseof the space.The programwas for dwelling apartments and offices, while ground floor was for retail. r. 1. 10 m

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CONSTRUCTION DETAIL

STRUCTURE PLAN

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05 CONSTRUCTION COURSE BUILDING ANALYSIS The goal of this project is the understanding how building systemswork.Anexistingbuilding in Barcelonawas givento study every topic related with the construction of it. From the foundations to the skin of the building,goingthroughstructure, electricsystems,plumbingandair management. The theorical procedure of construction on site was also analyzed,aswellasthecalculations of the thermalbehaviourof the building itself.

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