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Topographic House / MiAS Arquitectes

  • 00:00 - 17 June, 2011
Topographic House / MiAS Arquitectes
Topographic House / MiAS Arquitectes, © Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

© Adrià Goula © Adrià Goula © Adrià Goula © Adrià Goula + 21

  • Architects

    MiAS Arquitectes / Josep Miàs
  • Location

    Sant Andreu de Llavaneres, Spain
  • Category

  • Project Team

    Silvia Brandi, Adriana Porta, Mario Blanco, Josep Puigdemont, Fausto Raposo, Daniel Montes, Francesca Giovaninni, Benedetta Slucca
  • Technical Architect

    Carles Bou
  • Structural Consultants

  • Interiors

    Blanca Tai, Victoria Ayesta
  • Area

    700.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. The house lays along its longitudinal axis and the view of the landscape, facing the sea, is one of the most important values for the project, which unfolds itself and gets mixed with topography.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

The project begins from the topographical understanding of the place. By re-drawing the contour lines, possible spaces to occupy appear, from the underground parking to the hanging planes of the studio. These curves, rising from the concrete retaining walls, decrease, but are still visible and able to construct spaces through long overlaid metal beams.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

Curves flow along the site and blur at the ends, blending with the topography. The house acts as a large window, framing the beautiful view of the sea and village. The upper zone of the house has a thin panoramic space that offers the most privileged views of the house. 

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

This ‘skeleton’ is coated with zinc, a very fabric-like material, that can be used in such zigzag shapes, on the stone areas and on the walls surrounding other spaces of the house.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

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Cite: "Topographic House / MiAS Arquitectes" 17 Jun 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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