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Private House III / COOTAR

  • 01:00 - 30 January, 2014
Private House III / COOTAR
Private  House III / COOTAR, © Miguel de Guzmán
© Miguel de Guzmán

© Miguel de Guzmán © Miguel de Guzmán © Miguel de Guzmán © Miguel de Guzmán + 26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Madrid, Spain
  • Design Team

    Federico Sotomayor, Carlos Gomez Zorrilla, Juan Fernandez, Gabriel Fernandez
  • Area

    1975.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

© Miguel de Guzmán
© Miguel de Guzmán

3D Model
3D Model

Single and singular house located in a residential area of high standing. It features innovative materials and construction solutions to create a contemporary and exclusive property.

© Miguel de Guzmán
© Miguel de Guzmán

The property is built through repetition and serialization of five volumes, which are articulated in the middle, through the main corridor of the house. The morphology of the house responds to a topography with a slope descending into the movement area, integrating in a simple way the slope of the plot.

© Miguel de Guzmán
© Miguel de Guzmán

Interior with a clearly horizontal, is enrique spatially by a set of levels and heights that saves the slope of the plot and segregates uses housing interior.

© Miguel de Guzmán
© Miguel de Guzmán

The main access to the property is under a large canopy through one longitudinal patios. The different rooms of the house are housed in five pieces placed horizontally parallel strips connected by a large central axis and are separated from each other by creating longitudinal patios.

© Miguel de Guzmán
© Miguel de Guzmán

Formally, the property is written with two different languages ​​outwards. By using the lattice house opens onto the garden establishing a system of solar control and protection that allows incorporating the garden inside the house.

Main Elevation
Main Elevation

On the opposite side to the main entrance of the dwelling, a look of travertine and opaque states low permeability volumes, expressing solid shapes. The same travertine facade, evening shows his ability to step permeability letting light interior lighting.

© Miguel de Guzmán
© Miguel de Guzmán

Constructive solutions that have been used in this property , expressing the great quality and the uniqueness of the house. Solutions incorporate facades, and metallic mesh, or travertine wall belonging to types such as offices or public buildings. Large windows allows to open facades housing outward easily, despite being a large format.

This combined with more consistent interior materials for housing as the Thassos white marble in large size results in a suggestive and innovative proposal .


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Cite: "Private House III / COOTAR" 30 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/471537/private-house-iii-cootar/> ISSN 0719-8884