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Moliner House / Alberto Campo Baeza

  • Architects: Alberto Campo Baeza
  • Location: Avda. Ilustración, Urbanización Montecanal, Zaragoza, Spain
  • Architect:  Alberto Campo Baeza
  • Collaborators:  Ignacio Aguirre López, Emilio Delgado Martos
  • Structure: Coral Tarabidau d´Aragon – Ricardo Aranda
  • Contractor:  Construcciones Moya Valero – Rafael Moya, Ramón Moya
  • Rigger: José Miguel Moya
  • Project Year: 2006
  • Area: 0.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2006
  • Photographs: Javier Callejas

© Javier Callejas © Javier Callejas © Javier Callejas © Javier Callejas

From the architect. To build a house for a poet. To make a house for dreaming, living and dying. A house in which to read, to write and to think.

We raised high walls to create a box open to the sky, like a nude, metaphysical garden, with concrete walls and floor. To create an interior world. We dug into the ground to plant leafy trees.

© Javier Callejas
© Javier Callejas

And floating in the center, a box filled with the translucent light of the north. Three levels were established. The highest for dreaming. The garden level for living. The deepest level for sleeping.

© Javier Callejas
© Javier Callejas

For dreaming, we created a cloud at the highest point. A library constructed with high walls of light diffused through large translucent glass. With northern light for reading and writing, thinking and feeling.

© Javier Callejas
© Javier Callejas

For living, the garden with southern light, sunlight. A space that is all garden, with transparent walls that bring together inside and outside.

© Javier Callejas
© Javier Callejas

And for sleeping, perhaps dying, the deepest level. The bedrooms below, as if in a cave.

© Javier Callejas
© Javier Callejas

Once again, the cave and the cabin.

Dreaming, living, dying. The house of the poet.

© Javier Callejas
© Javier Callejas
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