AD Round Up: Houses in Spain

has a lot to offer in terms of landscape. It doesn’t matter if it’s on the beach, an island or in the interiors, you can also find many different types of houses through the country. So to start this week’s Round Up, we bring you our first selection of previously featured houses in .

1252959231-1OS House / NOLASTER
The architecture project is presented under the following conditions. A couple bought one of the few available plots on the Bay of Biscay coastline. After scouting every seaside village from Plentzia to San Vicente de la Barquera for nearly a year, they found the place they where looking for in a residential estate from the 1970′s near Loredo (read more…)

1252959233-2House at Jardin del Sol / Corona y P. Amaral Arquitectos
The basic idea of the project consists in the location of a monolithic concrete and glass volume over a timber platform located at the edge of a cliff in order to enjoy the amazing view of the 300m cliff, a 1000m long black sand beach, mount Teide and all the north coast of Tenerife island. Bedroom and service areas are located (read more…)

1252959235-3House 108 / H Arquitectes
Although located in one of the most untouched areas of the Costa Brava, Rosamar housing development is characterized by a mix of different constructions and auto-constructions of a low architectural interest and a large impact on the landscape. This project looks to respect the natural environment (read more…)

1252959240-4Refuge in the Countryside / Juan Herreros Arquitectos
The project converts an existing vernacular structure that formerly served as a refuge for shepherds into a small residence for occasional use. The approach consisted of replicating the original volume symmetrically to conserve the original conditions and technical function of an apparently innocent construction (read more…)

1252959242-5Garden House 0.96 / Bailo Rull ADD+ Arquitectura
The house has been designed in a parcel with extremely high topography. The parcel is located at the end of the city of Igualada, and the project will look to the landscape at the front. The views are excellent and the mobility inside and outside the house will define the project. The house could be understood like a promenade (read more…)

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "AD Round Up: Houses in Spain" 15 Sep 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 23 Aug 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=35122>

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    Finally a website which includes not only exterior and interior pics of buildings, but also its plans, elevations, and sections. Indeed, helpful, as they lend more insight to the design program and context.

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