Incubator for Research and Companies Technological Development
S. João da Madeira, Portugal
João Álvaro Rocha Arquitectos, Lda
5613,00 m 2
The concept of this project is based on the provision of areas to accommodate technology-based companies and dedicated to the pursuit of activities of I & D + I (investigation and development + innovation).
The building of 7 floors cércea, characterized in general terms by a deployment quadrangular and symmetry provided over all surfaces.The volumetry of the building is based on four cores (the "ends of the square"), which are common to all floors. Through the open car park and pedestrian access ramp at the level of the streets, is made the main access to the building. The floors -3 and -2 are assigned to parking areas and techniques, and in floor -1, the entrance plaza to the four cores staircase. On upper floors the incubators are, independent units fractionated shaped to allow the flexible use by the prospective users.