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Huelva High-Speed Train Station

The design of the new High-Speed Station of Huelva aims to reestablish the physical links and the connection with the city through the station’s integration into an area destined for a park.

The plan creates an undulating topography, a landscaped path, that solves a complex urban design problem, namely the fragmented nature present in this part of the city, addressing the functional and symbolic needs of the station itself, solving the divergent orientation of the tracks with different routes of passengers (whether on foot or by vehicle), and thus orienting the station building to the city – its destination.

The platforms and their protective element –the cover– are the basic elements of the composition. The challenge that we set ourselves was to find a structural form for the roof that would allow us to solve all the formal and functional objectives that we set for the project in this phase of analysis.

The roof has a dynamic and expressive form that protects and wraps everything with a bold and simple gesture, and at the same time communicates the many and diverse objectives of the proposal.

Integration of the station within an area proposed for a park


Place/Date: Huelva, 2011
Client: ADIF
Budget: 33 M €
Area: 3.000 m2
Architects: luis vidal + architects / RSH + Partners / Fhecor Ingeniería / Aguilera Ingeniera
Contributors: CSP - TRN
Project Status: Tender
Team: Pablo Codesido - Eva Couto - Jason García - Juan Laguna - Jugatx López Amurrio - Julio Isidro Lozano - Carmen Márquez - Mariola Merino - Francisco Sanjuan - Simon Smithson - Óscar Torrejón - Luis Vidal