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House in LLavaneres / MIRAG ArquitecturaiGestió

  • 01:00 - 2 July, 2014
House in LLavaneres / MIRAG ArquitecturaiGestió
House in LLavaneres / MIRAG ArquitecturaiGestió, © Jordi Surroca
© Jordi Surroca

© Jordi Surroca © Jordi Surroca © Jordi Surroca © Jordi Surroca + 27

  • Collaborators

    Marta Grau, Beth Bacardit
  • Engineering

    Oriol Ruiz
  • Construction Manager

    MIRAG ArquitecturaiGestió
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© Jordi Surroca
© Jordi Surroca

Text description provided by the architects. We firmly believe in a sustainable architecture that considers every client in every circumstance. This house shows the requirements of the location and its environment: the architecture results in the topographical and formal adjustments that are typical of the Mediterranean area.

© Jordi Surroca
© Jordi Surroca

When we received the assignment to design a single-family house in Sant Andreu de Llavaneres on a parcel of land with a 30% slope, we opted to integrate both levels of the house in the bank. We devised a NE-SW-oriented arrangement, which followed the slope and made the most of the beautiful views offered by the location.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

The ground floor -where the main activities take place- is located at street level, while the basement floor connects the house with the garden. There, two secondary spaces allow enjoying the exterior part of the dwelling.

© Jordi Surroca
© Jordi Surroca

The house is made up of three polyhedral volumes. The contact points between the volumes are opened to the views, providing each inner space and all the areas of circulation with light and excellent visual quality.

© Jordi Surroca
© Jordi Surroca

The simplicity of the materials used is a key element in this project: concrete floors, exposed concrete floor structure, and hand-made glazed tiles.

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Cite: "House in LLavaneres / MIRAG ArquitecturaiGestió" 02 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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