JI House / Sergio Sebastián arquitecto

JI House / Sergio Sebastián arquitecto

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Leciñena, Spain
  • Architects: Sergio Sebastián arquitecto
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  247
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Irene Ruiz Bazán
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Baldocer, Cobert Logica Plana, Extrugasa, GLS Pavicésped, Weber
  • Technical Architect: Pablo Sebastián Franco
  • Construction: ATC Constructora
  • Structural Calculation: Manrique&Matute
  • Architects In Charge: Sergio Sebastián Franco
  • Design Team: Pilar Villuendas, Victoria González, Ivan P.Martín, Alejandro Alda, Giorgio Bernardi
  • City: Leciñena
  • Country: Spain
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Text description provided by the architects. House JI’ is a reinterpretation of a traditional housing model in Leciñena, a small village in the heart of Monegros desert. Behind the walls is a village inside a village.

Cortesía de Sergio Sebastián arquitecto
Cortesía de Sergio Sebastián arquitecto

A house like so many others sunken in the terrain, hidden between tall white walls finished with tile, protected from the dust and wind with rough resistant rendering and brimming with life in the interior patios. Its relationship with the paths and streets that surround it is facilitated by large wooden gates.

© Irene Ruiz Bazán

Every function of the house itself, and space
 of each resident, associated in a constructive and composite way with a house. Seen in their original or archetypal context, with a gabled roof, the powerful presence of the space connecting them to the exterior with a simple, almost rudimentary construction, the houses host the different rooms.

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Elevations + Sections
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Ground floor plan
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Enveloping these little houses is a communal space that links them, inside and outside. Inside, these ‘streets’ and ‘squares’ host the shared living spaces—such as a living room, hall, play room— in a single construction.

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Cite: "JI House / Sergio Sebastián arquitecto" [Casa JI / Sergio Sebastián arquitecto] 02 Aug 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/899220/ji-house-sergio-sebastian-arquitecto> ISSN 0719-8884

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