URBAN TRANSFORMATION OF SANT JAUME DISTRICT
Sant Jaume quarter is one of the oldest and most deteriorated historical neighborhoods of the urban area of Tortosa. The proposal wants to make the into a modern neighborhood, without losing its inherent values.
The main goals are:
- Provide accessibility throughout the district for pedestrians and vehicles alike.
- Work from the streets, houses and school, respecting the character of the neighborhood.
- Achieve a sustainable neighborhood which meets environmental, social and economic criteria.
Location: Tortosa, Baix Ebre, Spain
Client: Tortosa Town Hall / INCASOL
Area: 1,25 Ha
Status: Open competition (2nd place)
Lead Architect: JE Hernández-Cros / Monica Farran Astica
Luís Arce, architect
Luís Eustaquio Martín, landscaping
VECLUS SL, historians
SAGA, facilities and renewable energy engineering
Xavier Masip, enviromental and mobility assess
Sergi Aymerich, legal and financial assistance