the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Renovation
  4. Spain
  5. Antonio Altarriba
  6. 2013
  7. Rehabilitación de Edifico en la Calle Cervantes / Antonio Altarriba

Refurbishment in Architecture

presented by the MINI Clubman

Rehabilitación de Edifico en la Calle Cervantes / Antonio Altarriba

  • 01:00 - 27 April, 2014
Rehabilitación de Edifico en la Calle Cervantes / Antonio Altarriba
Rehabilitación de Edifico en la Calle Cervantes / Antonio Altarriba, © Diego Opazo
© Diego Opazo

© Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo © Diego Opazo + 17

Text description provided by the architects. The work of rehabilitation of the old houses in the Cervantes Street, transforms a building of four apartments in one home, with the rehabilitation of his facades and roofs, and making a new distribution of the interior spaces.

In this project we try to recover the old constructive elements that are hidden behind the coatings or suspended ceilings, putting in value all their properties that are emphasized by the contrast of the new elements or materials used.

© Diego Opazo
© Diego Opazo

We keep the stair in his old position to generate a service band, where you can find the stair-lift-and wc. This band assists to the open spaces of each floor, and they only have a wall of stone that divide the floor and let look the total set like an only space.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan

So in each floor of the building we have a part of the program of the house, namely, in the ground floor the garaje-laundry, in the mezzanine we have the guest room, in the first floor is the living-kitchen, in the second floor is the master room, and in the attic a read room connected to the roof.

We have worked in all the project with the same material for the floors and coating, the bateig, that is a natural stone of this area. For the carpentry  iroko  wood for the windows, and Dm lacquered in white. We have removed all the old suspended ceilings, and we have recovered the beautiful old wood beams of the old forged, with a white treatment. We have recovered too, the   walls of bricks.

© Diego Opazo
© Diego Opazo

View the complete gallery

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
About this office
Antonio Altarriba
Office
Cite: "Rehabilitación de Edifico en la Calle Cervantes / Antonio Altarriba" 27 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/500103/rehabilitacion-de-edifico-en-la-calle-cervantes-antonio-altarriba/> ISSN 0719-8884
Read comments
Read comments

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.