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  7. M House / MDBA & Guallart Architects

M House / MDBA & Guallart Architects

  • 00:00 - 7 November, 2013
M House / MDBA & Guallart Architects
M House / MDBA & Guallart Architects, © Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

© Adrià Goula © Adrià Goula © Adrià Goula © Adrià Goula + 23

  • Collaborators

    Esther Rovira, Andrea Imaz, Francesca Caffari, Cecilia Caffari
  • Structure

    Valter Valenciana de Estructuras, S.L
  • Surveyor

    Pilar Sierra
  • Constructors

    Construciones Merlot
  • Wood

    Josep Montragull
  • Swimming Pool

    Espai Sport
  • More Specs Less Specs

Text description provided by the architects. The project of the house M, it is located in La Nou de Gaia, a small locality in the north of Tarragona, Spain.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

It is a small village, but with an ancient very well kept center. The house is located in this ancient center, which rises on the plateau of the zone, with historical defensive character, so that the zone northwest of the village looks at “Els masos de Vespella“, with a very attractive sights and a fantastic sunset.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

The principal element of the project, it is the context; The relation with the landscape and the surroundings of the housing, so that this one is closed to the village, and it is opened towards the valley in the western part through large windows, capturing maximum light into the house. There are four levels which create different facades plans, generating terraces of different characters, according to the interior use of the volume.

© Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

In the interior, an opened wooden stair relates the four levels, organizing the spaces needed by the client. The principal materials are concrete, metal, wood and the light in the interior and the stone in the exterior. The simplicity as the greater sophistication.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

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Cite: "M House / MDBA & Guallart Architects" [M House / MDBA & Guallart Architects] 07 Nov 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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