Maringá City Intermodal Terminal / Borelli&Merigo Arquitetura e Urbanismo
Textual content description supplied by the architects. The Intermodal Terminal of Maringá seeks to unite totally different modes of transportation in a single trendy and purposeful constructing, along with assembly the city mobility calls for of town and contributing to the revitalization of the middle. The constructing has a constructed space of 23,500 m² and a metallic construction supported by precast concrete pillars.
The terminal is split into three ranges: the basement, the place a passenger prepare station is deliberate that can join Maringá to Londrina, utilizing an present cargo line; the bottom flooring, the place the embarkation and disembarkation platforms for seventy city bus traces are positioned, serving varied neighborhoods of town; and the mezzanine, the place the business areas and pedestrian walkway that crosses Horacio Racanello Avenue are discovered, offering security and luxury for customers. The mezzanine follows the orientation of the monumental axis outlined by the Municipality’s Grasp Plan and is supported by three arches that reference the arches of the outdated bus station, an emblem of Maringá’s urbanization. At the moment, the executed challenge serves as a reference for revitalization tasks alongside the Monumental Axis of town that begins on the Cathedral and goes to Vila Olímpica.
The secondary roofs, which reinforce the horizontality of the challenge and resemble “mismatched waves” or “eyes”, enable for ample pure lighting and cross air flow, contributing to a low environmental affect constructing. This environmental facet is additional emphasised by adopting applied sciences comparable to these used within the mezzanine glass, composed of laminated glass, a grey PVB layer, and clear glass, whose set presents sufficient ranges of reflection, noise attenuation, and thermal consolation. Lastly, yellow refers back to the ipê bushes that coloration town’s panorama throughout flowering, one of the vital arboreal cities in Brazil. The Terminal was inaugurated on February 28, 2020.