Grădinari, Caraș-Severin County / 2011 / 565.000 EUR (IPA Grant) / Grădinari City Hall
Build through structural funds meant to improve economic cooperation in border regions by stimulating the agricultural activities of small-scale producers, this project is set in the Gărdinari, Romania – Vrsac, Serbia region. With this strategy in mind, a marketplace is set up in the Grădinari, on the site of the existing market, with a mirroring project envisioned in Vrsac.
The construction is a single story building made up of two volumes, connected at roof level. The two wings enclose stands for agri-food small-scale trade, offices for marketplace administration, storage and auxiliary facilities.
At a structural level, the building is made up by metal-zinc framework, with metal columns, beams and pitched-roof framing. The exterior walls and non-loadbearing, made up by thermo-efficient ceramic blocks with a full brick outer façade.