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House Q / Vaillo + Irigaray

  • Architects: Vaillo + Irigaray
  • Location: Gorráiz de Arce, 31439 Arce, Navarre, Spain
  • Architects:  Vaillo + Irigaray / Antonio Vaillo + Juan Luis Irigaray
  • Project Manager: Ibón Ibarlucea Ochandiano, architect
  • Structure: Gonzalo Díez
  • Graphic Design Of Facades: Alex Viladrich, ALDRICH
  • Contractor: GOSA S.L.
  • Project Year: 2004

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From the architect. Adaptation is key into abstraction mimetic. The green totally invaded the facade, and the house disappears: as a large magnifying glass focusing on a piece of grass.

Internally an impluvium (water, light and oxygen) defines the organization, around which living gravitates. As in Alice's house, it becomes a hole where golf balls slip.

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