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House Conversion in Cilleros

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Project description

The only outward sign of the conversion of this old house in western Spain are the dark red soffits. Yet as part of the refurbishment, an atrium with a birch tree was inserted asymmetrically at the heart of the building, and all the old timber beams have been replaced with a steel structure spanned between the walls.

A 40 cm jump in floor level accommodates the different window heights on the street and garden faces. This is taken up by a metal grating that is used as bench seating. White walls and white painted steel are graphically paired with the red ceramic ceiling elements.

Project details

building type: residential building, residential house
support structure material: masonry, reinforced concrete, steel/aluminium, bricks, natural stone
interior work material: metal, steel, ceramics
topic: materials and finishes
issue no.: 12/2016

Name of architect

Arquitectura-G

Source

DETAIL 12/2016

Further information

Arquitectura-G

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