Ricart House / Gradolí & Sanz

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València, Spain
  • Architects: Gradolí & Sanz
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  250
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2012
  • Constructor: Ensecon S.L.
  • Quantity Surveyor: Julia Fernández Sorókina
  • Interior Design And Lighting: Carmen González Úbeda
  • Plot Surface Area: 140 m2
  • Built Up Surface Area: 250 m2
  • Author Architects: Arturo Sanz Martínez, Carmel Gradolí Martínez
  • City: València
  • Country: Spain
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Text description provided by the architects. Benimaclet used to be a farming village, an island in a sea of fields ploughed through ditches. With the growth of the city of Valencia, the island was absorbed to turn it into a residential neighbourhood, and inevitably, into an anomaly within the urban fabric. And in this condition it resists, continually more threatened by the city.

© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio

The Casa Ricart has been built on a plot in the Historic Centre of the neighbourhood, and its volition is to strengthen the typological features of the traditional courtyard house constructions, still on a smaller scale, so that they become the fulcrum of the residence.

© Mariela Apollonio

This house is shaped around two courtyards: the first, located in the transition between the living room and kitchen – dining area, is bathed in sunlight and contains an olive tree; the second, of a more private nature, is a protected courtyard with vegetation providing shade.

© Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio

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Cite: "Ricart House / Gradolí & Sanz" [Casa Ricart / Gradolí & Sanz] 10 Jun 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/789078/ricart-house-gradoli-and-sanz> ISSN 0719-8884

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