The competition seeks to revive the Hornachuelos city center, enhancing its heritage and cultural values. For this purpose, different ways of intervention may be used to emphasize the following aspects:
– Reactivation of historical buildings, with alternative uses and rehabilitation. Especially the most deteriorated: the Castle and the inn.
– Projecting routes that generate cultural spaces, rest and connection with the natural environment. Resting places, shade, interaction, its vegetation, its smells and its climate must be thought … giving value to the atmosphere of Hornachuelos.
– Perception of the historic center as a unitary space, not as segregated elements with buildings and environments worthless together, but as a city with a distinct cultural identity.
The research which contestants can develop in reference to issues such as customs, history or culture will help the participant to have a greater awareness of the keys to be improve.
REACTIVATION OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS:
From the Muslim era to the twentieth century, buildings exist in this physical space of great value, three of them BIC: Castle and walled town, the Church of Santa Maria de las Flores and La Posada de Arrieros. These buildings that have to be restored and protected together with other public and private buildings and dwellings are part of the history of the old town.
This reactivation will be linked to rethinking what activities can complemented for existing buildings for their put into use.