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Pitch House / Iñaqui Carnicero

  • 01:00 - 9 June, 2010
Pitch House / Iñaqui Carnicero
Pitch House / Iñaqui Carnicero

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Los Peñascales, Las Rozas, Spain
  • Architect

    Iñaqui Carnicero Alonso-Colmenares
  • Technical Architect

    Manuel Iglesias
  • Contractor

    Antón Iakobiny Pitch S.L.
  • Client

    Guirao-Carnicero
  • Project Year

    2009

From the architect. The house is located in a small neighbourhood on the west boundaries of Madrid in a place called “los Peñascales”, that mean something as well as great stones. The plot is characterized to have a great slope oriented to the south and have two great granite rocks partially covered by moss. The structure of the house at a functional level as formal is explained perfectly in section. The underground level is used to solve the encounter with the slope of the land.

It incorporates two granite rocks, one of them structurally and other as an articulation that makes the main access to the house. The ceiling of the underground level generates the white floor made of calcareus stone that constitutes the noble plane where the daily life is developed. A single space opened to the south only close by glass that disappears to incorporate the water plane of the swimming pool in a first plane and the mount named “el pardo” in a second.

This closure does not fit with the perimeter of the first floor but moves inside to generated two porches at the ends and a marquee on the front that allows the entrance of rays of the sun in winter and is protected of its impact during the warm months of summer. The first floor is been thought like a closed box made of concrete that floats over the glass of the ground floor. Here is where the rest of the rooms are organized as well as the zones destined to the study.

A unique bay window located at 1,40 meter of height allows to trim the skyline of the landscape and uniformly illuminates the concrete ceiling. The independence of levels is only interrupted by two double heights that put in relation both spaces described previously. The economic restrictions have caused that the house is solved with the minimal possible gestures that nevertheless generates a great diversity of spaces and attractive situations.

Cite: "Pitch House / Iñaqui Carnicero" 09 Jun 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/63548/pitch-house-inaqui-carnicero/>
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Santi Maggio Savasta · August 22, 2011

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Mauricio Morero · June 16, 2011

como me gusta esta casa! http://t.co/G5VwZ7Z

This is Concrete · March 23, 2011

Another wonderful example of modernist concrete architecture is Pitch’s House Design Architecture by Iñaqui Carnicero http://ow.ly/4kNb6

Astrid Lüscher · March 21, 2011

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Erica Riva · January 30, 2011

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Lau Andrada · July 10, 2010

Pitch House by ICA Architecture: A plot characterized to have a great slope oriented to the south http://bit.ly/avuIao #architecture #design

Lau Andrada · July 10, 2010

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mario · July 08, 2010

plasticity of materials and clear as the light caresses the pure volume of this meragliosa home!

rafa · June 29, 2010

reminds me of brazilian brutalism, specially paulo mendes da rocha.

Michael Baugus · June 16, 2010

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Sarah Van Carter · June 11, 2010

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Adrem · June 10, 2010

Clap Clap Clap (very intense applauding) from Switzerland!

Brian Diecks · June 10, 2010

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evewithluv · June 10, 2010

#design ??????????????????????http://ping.fm/zgWeW

Chi Chi · June 10, 2010

Not only does it remind me of the Bordeaux house, but it also has that nice casted concrete texture... two things I LOVE!

Ingo Ratsdorf · June 10, 2010

A piece of art surely - and a matter of taste.
Not my personal taste though. Cold, harsh in severe contrast to the landscape and any natural form or shape.

rebuke · July 08, 2010 05:17 AM

concrete, formed earth - molded with the impression of the formwork left behind, formwork of wood. It tells a story of materiality, nature manipulated by man should stand on its own, seperate from nature as man has no business trying to recreate it. This is elegant and sophisticated.

alejandro · June 10, 2010

expect my arrival.... (with a bunch of nails, a hammer, some stuff to hang and a couple of plants)

tim · June 10, 2010

f*ckin hell, this is way outta space..

some people REALLY fulfil their (and my) dreams !!

Bucky Fuller · June 09, 2010

How much does your house weigh?

Bucky Fuller · June 09, 2010

It's a lion - ROAR!!!

JS · June 09, 2010

This is how you build a concrete house.

Exceptional

Tuf Pak · June 09, 2010

This is just an extraordinary house. The section is really satisfying.

Well done.

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