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Son Ganxo House / Sio2 Arch

  • 14:00 - 6 January, 2017
Son Ganxo House / Sio2 Arch
Son Ganxo House / Sio2 Arch, © José Hevia
© José Hevia

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Sant Lluís, Spain
  • Category

  • Architects in Charge

    Lluís Ortega, Xavier Osarte, Esther Segura
  • Area

    193.2 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • Architects Associates

    F451; Santi Ibarra, Toni Montes
  • Quantity Surveyor

    Francesc Crespí
  • Structure

  • Construction

    Conrado y Asociados
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© José Hevia
© José Hevia

Text description provided by the architects. This house belongs to a set of projects developed by Sio2 that reformulates the type of the single-family house through the integration with the landscape. In these works, we experimented with roofs as organizing systems avoiding the traditional role of facades as compositional mechanisms

© José Hevia
© José Hevia
Floor Plan
Floor Plan
© José Hevia
© José Hevia

In this iteration, the house is articulated as a landscape extension of an existing topography. The volume is placed in such a way that the roof becomes an artificial terrain. The form of this surface responds to the negotiation between topographic relations, construction technology constraints, raining water collection, and different spatial needs of parts of the interior. The architecture projects polygonal geometry to the exterior, tensing the landscape, and smooths the interior, naturalizing the domestic. 

© José Hevia
© José Hevia

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Cite: "Son Ganxo House / Sio2 Arch" [Casa Son Ganxo / Sio2 Arch] 06 Jan 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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