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Reconstruction of an Old Rural Mansion / Dot Arquitectes

Reconstruction of an Old Rural Mansion / Dot Arquitectes

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Vall de Vianya, Spain
  • Architects: Dot Arquitectes
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  500
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2006
Courtesy of Dot Arquitectes
Courtesy of Dot Arquitectes

Text description provided by the architects. The retaining wall to the rear that anchors the house to the hillside was extremely lovely. As well as expressing the effort of retaining the earth, it concentrated in one place the oven and the point of collection of the water that filters through it. Earth, water, fire.

Courtesy of Dot Arquitectes
Courtesy of Dot Arquitectes

The entire intervention gravitates around it.

Courtesy of Dot Arquitectes
Courtesy of Dot Arquitectes

The rest is white, untainted, abstract. The preceding trilogy is joined by air.

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Cite: "Reconstruction of an Old Rural Mansion / Dot Arquitectes" 03 Dec 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/300860/reconstruction-of-an-old-rural-mansion-josep-lluis-mateo> ISSN 0719-8884

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