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Blanc, Showroom L'Antic Colonial / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

  • Architects: Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
  • Location: 12540 Vila-real, Castelló, Spain
  • Architect in Charge: Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
  • Design Team: Fran Silvestre Jordi, Martínez, María José Sáez
  • Area: 29.0 sqm
  • Photographs: Fernando Alda 

© Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda 

  • Collaborators: Ángel Fito, Adrián Mora, Maria Masià
© Fernando Alda 
© Fernando Alda 

From the architect. A large format stereotomy states all benefits of natural stone.

Two kinds of white marble with slightly greyish seams and three kinds of finishings to them. Polished, brush hammered and sandblasted, they supply altogether a range of ten different textures in a space full with contrasts even within its continuity.

© Fernando Alda 
© Fernando Alda 

Changes of colour in natural light reflect on their surfaces during day-time. Artificial light is introduced into a recess of the stone, allowing for backlighting. A night-time illumination rich in warm, almost golden tones.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan
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