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Reconstruction of an Old Rural Mansion / Dot Arquitectes

  • Architects: Dot Arquitectes
  • Location: Vall de Vianya, Catalonia, Spain
  • Architects: Bet Capdeferro, Ramón Bosch
  • Area: 500.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2006
  • Photographs: Courtesy of Dot Arquitectes

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Courtesy of Dot Arquitectes
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From the architect. The retaining wall to the rear that anchors the house to the hillside was extremely lovely. As well as expressing the effort of retaining the earth, it concentrated in one place the oven and the point of collection of the water that filters through it. Earth, water, fire.

Courtesy of Dot Arquitectes
Courtesy of Dot Arquitectes

The entire intervention gravitates around it.

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Courtesy of Dot Arquitectes

The rest is white, untainted, abstract. The preceding trilogy is joined by air.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan
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