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Refurbishment in Architecture

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St. Miquel 19 Refurbishment / Carles Oliver

  • 13:00 - 21 October, 2017
St. Miquel 19 Refurbishment / Carles Oliver
St. Miquel 19 Refurbishment / Carles Oliver, © José Hevia
© José Hevia

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© José Hevia
© José Hevia

Text description provided by the architects. Refurbishment project built with € 18,000 budget that aims to bring empty homes back into use for people in housing need, which is a huge problem right now at tourist areas like Mallorca island. 

© José Hevia
© José Hevia

€ 12,000 have been used for energy efficieny improvement (roof insulation and biomass stove) and € 6,000 for indoor rehabilitation. 

© José Hevia
© José Hevia

The project has been made with an urban sharecropping contract, paying rent for 3 years through the work, part of which has been done by self-construction. 

© José Hevia
© José Hevia

In order to be able to refurbish a 100 square meters dwelling with this amount, we worked along these lines:

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

1. NOT TO DO, as the best way to do.
2. DOMESTIC ARCHEOLOGY, to learn how economy of means has built our cities for centuries. 

3. BACK TO ARCH, as a way to open spaces without adding any kind of new material. To open a door is not the same than to build a door.

© José Hevia
© José Hevia

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Cite: "St. Miquel 19 Refurbishment / Carles Oliver" 21 Oct 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/882010/st-miquel-19-reforma-de-vivienda-carles-oliver/> ISSN 0719-8884
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老建筑的“造”门手法! St. Miquel 19 Refurbishment / Carles Oliver