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HONEY, I SWAMPED THE CHINESE / process drawing BIC pen on paper
HONEY, I SWAMPED THE CHINESE / process drawing BIC pen on paper

THE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE OF THE CAPTIVE RIVER / social and ecological improvement
THE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE OF THE CAPTIVE RIVER / social and ecological improvement

DIALOGUE ON THE TIDES / Configuration and use of the river Lóng Wáng
DIALOGUE ON THE TIDES / Configuration and use of the river Lóng Wáng

SOSIAS OF ASIA / Rethinking casino axioms
SOSIAS OF ASIA / Rethinking casino axioms

THE OSMOSIS OF THE ONION / Thermal working and construction for Madrid´s weather
THE OSMOSIS OF THE ONION / Thermal working and construction for Madrid´s weather

SECTION BY ROULETTENBURG AND THE RED CHAMBER/ Construction and perception
SECTION BY ROULETTENBURG AND THE RED CHAMBER/ Construction and perception

THE SOLAR CHIMNEY / Strategy adapted to weather, Bernouilli's principle
THE SOLAR CHIMNEY / Strategy adapted to weather, Bernouilli's principle

FACILITIES OF THE ISLAND OF SHUÒ / Functioning of hard casino
FACILITIES OF THE ISLAND OF SHUÒ / Functioning of hard casino




ÍNDICE DE PROYECTOS
 
LÓNG WÁNG ATLAS
Universidad CEU San Pablo
ARCHITECTURE,URBAN DESIGN,LANDSCAPE DESIGN

Transformation of an industrial estate into a Chinatown-casino
Cobo Calleja is the largest Chinese industrial estate in Europe, a unique place within Madrid's southern conurbation with a landmass comparable to almost half of the cities central district. At present, usage of this area is strictly limited to working hours. The purpose of this project is to achieve two main goals; consolidating this industrial site as the Chinatown that Madrid never had and making a better use of the resources occupied by such a vast area of land. Unlike many other major European cities, Madrid does not have a defined Chinatown and this project would seek to become its asian reference. Environmentally, the problem arises when, in this area which is dedicated mostly to storage, wastewater is barely generated and every time it does rain, large amounts of water are collected and directed to a unitary sanitation network, which means a redundant water purification that entails additional energy costs in which wastewater is just a small part that pollutes the entire water flow. The opportunity comes to light when the landscape of the industrial estate is particularly regular, sloping, and the business premises are repeated almost in a Cartesian manner. These conditions are ideal to allow the collection and separation of a resource so valuable as water so that it can be managed more efficiently. The LÓNG WÁNG will throughout its journey serve as the unifying element of the new Chinatown, becoming a public space with links to meteorology. Its geographical features will provide support for all kinds of activities related to leisure. A social integration aspect that will promote variety in the life of the industrial estate, housing different public spaces with a mutable interpretation in time and multiple access points to discover the river. It leaves behind a reflection on the natural and the artificial, the oxymoron that sometimes constitutes Chinese society, and also a reconsideration of the casino and the true meaning of luxury.