Tag: vivienda unifamiliar

Casa REI | Crux Arquitectos
15-01-2020 No Comments

Casa REI | Crux Arquitectos

Una casa… Una casa que se disfruta en familia. Una casa que cambia, que se adapta, que acoge a padres, bisabuelas, hijas, yernos, nietos, a algunos de ellos o a todos a la vez. Una casa que algunas mañanas amanece en el murmullo suave de un desayuno tranquilo y otras tardes arropa el griterío de los niños que juegan, de […]

Maceira House | Castroferro Arquitectos
08-01-2020 No Comments

Maceira House | Castroferro Arquitectos

The position of the house is marked by the granite outbreak. A large mass of stone was waiting for us below, which made us rethink the whole project to let us be guided by that new element that appeared on the scene. Thus, the building sits lightly on that stone base, a compact housing by necessity that is only violated […]

Case Study Houses
07-01-2020 No Comments

Case Study Houses

The Case Study House program is a landmark of American architecture. Its driving force, John Entenza, was a champion of Modernism who gathered some of history’s greatest talents, including Richard Neutra, Charles an Ray Eames, and Eero Saarinen. This retrospective revisits all 36 prototype homes through comprehensive documentation, photography, floor plans, and sketches. The Case Study House program (1945–1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and […]

House in Mera | Patricia Sabín – Enrique M. Blanco
04-12-2019 No Comments

House in Mera | Patricia Sabín – Enrique M. Blanco

A small holiday home in Mera –Oleiros -, the result of a family with two children. A friendly environment in the natural, on an intermediate scale, in a context suitable for living on foot, but difficult in the next built. Absence of references in their environment beyond orientation. An ostensibly triangular plot, with more than seventy meters along the road. […]

Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses
03-12-2019 No Comments

Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses

The most varied study on American modernist houses, with the best examples of this popular architectural style worldwide. The Mid-Century Modern (American architectural modernism) is one of the most celebrated architectural styles of all time. Frequently characterized by open spaces, swimming pools, sunken living rooms and masonry fireplaces, this golden stage of architecture and design is especially linked to the […]

Casa Almudena | Jesús Perales Arquitecto
27-11-2019 No Comments

Casa Almudena | Jesús Perales Arquitecto

THE COMMISSION Almudena and Jordi asked us to design a ground floor house, for them and their two children to live in. They have many hobbies, such as music, arts and crafts and cooking. They always look forward to spending time together as a family. The objective of the property was clear: for all the members of this small family […]

Small bioclimatic house in Riveira | ARKKE
20-11-2019 No Comments

Small bioclimatic house in Riveira | ARKKE

The essential premise of the commission was to design a small, highly efficient and healthy house capable of making the most of a very narrow plot but with delicious views of the Arosa estuary. The strong point of the plot is, in addi7on to the mentioned views, its elevated position on the access road, which facilitated the opening of the […]

Rehabilitación de vivienda unifamiliar en Miraflores | fuertespenedo arquitectos
06-11-2019 No Comments

Rehabilitación de vivienda unifamiliar en Miraflores | fuertespenedo arquitectos

La vivienda está ubicada en el lugar de Miraflores, Muros, un pequeño núcleo rural de carácter tradicional, formado por un conjunto de viviendas de piedra y un elevado número de hórreos que en su día albergaban, secaban y curaban las plantaciones de maíz. La vivienda se sitúa en una parcela de fuerte pendiente, originalmente se componía de dos volúmenes adosados, […]

Botas Ghirlanda → Malaparte → Godard → Cavani | Jorge Gorostiza
04-10-2019 No Comments

Botas Ghirlanda → Malaparte → Godard → Cavani | Jorge Gorostiza

Recently, surfing the net, I found the picture Gulf of Capri, which Juan Manuel Botas Ghirlanda painted in the first decade of the last century and whose reproduction attached on this text. It is curious that the pictures and almost everything, is now seen more on the screens than in reality, although the impression is not the same. When I […]

C11 House | Anna Solaz Arquitectura
25-09-2019 No Comments

C11 House | Anna Solaz Arquitectura

It is a question of the integral rehabilitation of a house located in Bugarra (Valencia), in a deep plot between medians where a business and housing on higher floors coexist on the ground floor. We started from a dark house, with excessive compartmentalization and lack of natural light, the result of different extensions and reforms that had been filling its […]

Nostra House | Bernat Llauradó Auquer – tallerdarquitectura
18-09-2019 No Comments

Nostra House | Bernat Llauradó Auquer – tallerdarquitectura

A house in the middle of a garden, designed for our way of living and feeling; with two clearly differentiated volumes. One of them slender and closed, which contains our less vital intensity spaces, like bathrooms, stairs, bedrooms or storage, and the other one, horizontal and transparent, where we spend most of the time, with our family and friends. Concept […]

Sierra House | Steyn Studio
14-08-2019 No Comments

Sierra House | Steyn Studio

As the name alludes, this house adopted its nickname from its distinct roof profile. ‘Sierra’ meaning both ‘saw’ and ‘mountain range’ in Spanish. A fortunate coincidence as the house is located between Madrid’s north-westerly neighbourhoods of Mirasierra (look at mountain) and Montecarmelo (Mount Carmel). The shape of the roof is a result of internal spatial requirements. Due to height restrictions, […]

The church of Tas, Sopuerta | Garmendia Cordero Arquitectos
24-07-2019 No Comments

The church of Tas, Sopuerta | Garmendia Cordero Arquitectos

Any change in the use of a space obviously requires a series of actions that adapt said place to the new needs that are presented beyond the implicit ones that the mere updating of it entails. On this occasion, the task of transformation was as motivating as it was exceptional: transforming an abandoned Renaissance church into a home. Throughout the […]

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide
19-07-2019 No Comments

In defense of time | Jorge Meijide

“Sed fugit interea, fugit irreparabile tempus”.1 A tour of the Canal de Castilla puts background to these reflections on time. A time of slow discourse between the sound of water. The Canal de Castilla is the great effort of Spanish hydraulic engineering at the end of the 18th century. The late son of the Enlightenment and early victim of the […]

House in Brión | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos
19-06-2019 No Comments

House in Brión | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos

The project that concerns us is a small single-family house on the ground floor, with the “sieteymedio” system. “Sieteymedio” system is a wooden construction system, designed by Arrokabe arquitectos, modulated and at the same time flexible, that allows to efficiently solve both the structure and external enclosures and the relationship between both. The final image is based on design guidelines […]

Casa Cachóns | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos
12-06-2019 No Comments

Casa Cachóns | ARKB-Arrokabe arquitectos

A housing needs program is previously established, adjusting it until an optimal solution is found in terms of distribution, orientations and relationship between the internal surface and volume and the surface of the enclosure. To the conditioned part of the house an auxiliary open building is added continuing with the cover to two waters, the cornice height and the facade […]

VMI | AAW (Aritz Almenar Workshop)
08-05-2019 No Comments

VMI | AAW (Aritz Almenar Workshop)

Cuando nos enfrentamos a un nuevo proyecto de arquitectura, partimos de una serie de situaciones y condiciones existentes que serán pilares en la concepción base de nuestro proyecto. Lugar, programa y presupuesto: estos tres elementos acotan el infinito de posibilidades y comienzan a dibujar soluciones, estrategias de intervención, y gestos arquitectónicos. La imagen abstracta de la arquitectura surge de manera […]

A universe, a house | Marcelo Gardinetti
29-04-2019 No Comments

A universe, a house | Marcelo Gardinetti

How should a house on the mountainside be for a family with a person confined to a wheelchair? The client himself had the answer: “Contrary to what you would expect, I do not want a simple house. I want a complex house because the house will define my world”.1 The land where the house is located is located in the […]

Integral housing reform S&A | V&Ba estudio
13-03-2019 No Comments

Integral housing reform S&A | V&Ba estudio

When the old makes room for the new. S&A housing reform project consisting of 90m² of useful space capable of integrating: 3 bedrooms, study, living room, bathroom and kitchen. The preexisting analysis revealed a self-construction dwelling in the rural area, executed in different phases, with poor installations and practically no insulation. Together with this problem, the distribution of the rooms, […]

House in Ventanilla | LLATAS
06-03-2019 No Comments

House in Ventanilla | LLATAS

The following project has been developed in a human settlement in the district of Ventanilla in Lima, one of the poorest areas of the city, where people still do not have basic services such as roads, lighting in the streets, public transport. When we arrived at the place, we realized that the infrastructure in which they lived had been made […]

Living in the Desert
18-12-2018 No Comments

Living in the Desert

Living in the desert analyzes the best examples of contemporary architecture located in the desert. Whether built to intelligently support harsh conditions or consciously designed to complement the sun-drenched environment, this compelling compendium invites the reader to admire captivating buildings set within the spectacular backdrop of arid desert landscapes. The selection, carried out by experts, includes 50 modern houses and offers […]

Casa Júlia | Guillem Carrera
12-12-2018 No Comments

Casa Júlia | Guillem Carrera

Join, relocate and equip. Located on the ground floor of a residential building from the 60s of the 20th century located in the Tarragona area, it is planned to redesign a house that was divided programmatically into four rooms, a living room and a bathroom (these two last elements of small dimensions taking into account the 87 m2 that presents […]

The Aspre House | nomarq estudi d’arquitectura
19-09-2018 No Comments

The Aspre House | nomarq estudi d’arquitectura

Light and volume work in unison and can be seen through the composition of the pathways of an architectonic work. Le Corbusier, with its uber-known catchphrase, “architecture is the wise game (…) of volumes under the light,” supported the story of an obsession: that of the study of light, its movement, to the point of taking form like a part […]

House MM in Leciñena | Sergio Sebastián Franco
29-08-2018 No Comments

House MM in Leciñena | Sergio Sebastián Franco

Large wooden doors closed the patios of the monegrine houses, jealously defending, together with the high plastered walls, the domestic life from the dust and aridity of the desert of Aragon. Big doors that allowed the entry of the wagons and the horses with which the cereals were cultivated, and which, once exceeded, contained all the functions, from the living, […]

Living on Water. Contemporary Houses Framed By Water
14-08-2018 No Comments

Living on Water. Contemporary Houses Framed By Water

“For a building to maintain a dialogue with its surroundings, it is necessary that it be able to respond to the difficulties it poses.” Living on Water presents the best examples of contemporary architecture that maintains a special relationship with water. Whether incorporating water intelligently in the structure or with a meticulous design to frame the natural landscape, this beautiful […]

House PI | Enrique Jerez
01-08-2018 No Comments

House PI | Enrique Jerez

P and I are our clients, the owners of a house with land in this neighborhood of the Obra Sindical del Hogar, inaugurated in 1946 and located southwest of the city of Burgos. The original homes are very interesting: modest, rational, constructively simple and based on what could be considered a vernacular or popular architecture. Unfortunately, at present the neighborhood […]

Tino house | EMAC Arquitectura
25-07-2018 No Comments

Tino house | EMAC Arquitectura

El hombre puede ser de un lugar, estar en un lugar, o pertenecer a él. Se puede vivir en un sitio, habitar o morar. Algunas diferencias entre términos son claras; otras, más sutiles; y en las leves particularidades entre ellas se encuentra la manera que uno tiene de relacionarse con el territorio que lo sostiene y el espacio que lo […]

House C in Costa da Morte | CREUSeCARRASCO
04-07-2018 No Comments

House C in Costa da Morte | CREUSeCARRASCO

The house is located on a high ground 3.5 meters above the road. It is an area of growth of the main urban core where, over the years, 4 and 5-storey housing blocks have been appearing. The planning establishes an alignment that involves the demolition of the retaining wall of the farm and the construction of the entire front of […]

Kokfelt, minimal house of maximum intensity | Rodrigo Almonacid
02-07-2018 No Comments

Kokfelt, minimal house of maximum intensity | Rodrigo Almonacid

The Kokfelt house, more than a house, is a form of life, a díaita or diæta that would say the classic ones. It was designed by the Danish Arne Jacobsen between 1955 and finished of constructing in 1957 as summer housing for a small family. It is not of these memorable pieces for his character modélico in formal terms not […]

Inhabitat Study House 03 | nomarq estudi d’arquitectura
06-06-2018 No Comments

Inhabitat Study House 03 | nomarq estudi d’arquitectura

Neither being nor object can be understood in an isolated way. We define ourselves and gain meaning through interactions and frictions, reactions and relationships. Architecture, an object which hosts life, positions itself halfway between entity and artefact, multiplying the means of friction that surround it. Territory and human being begin a dialogue with each other through landscape and architecture, hence […]