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  7. House Q / Vaillo + Irigaray

House Q / Vaillo + Irigaray

  • 00:00 - 12 May, 2009
House Q / Vaillo + Irigaray
House Q / Vaillo + Irigaray

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  • Architects

     Vaillo + Irigaray / Antonio Vaillo + Juan Luis Irigaray
  • Location

    Arce, Spain
  • Project Manager

    Ibón Ibarlucea Ochandiano, architect
  • Structure

    Gonzalo Díez
  • Graphic Design Of Facades

    Alex Viladrich, ALDRICH
  • Contractor

    GOSA S.L.
  • Project Year


Text description provided by the architects. Adaptation is key into abstraction mimetic. The green totally invaded the facade, and the house disappears: as a large magnifying glass focusing on a piece of grass.

Internally an impluvium (water, light and oxygen) defines the organization, around which living gravitates. As in Alice's house, it becomes a hole where golf balls slip.

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Cite: "House Q / Vaillo + Irigaray" 12 May 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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