Laia House / CAVAA Arquitectes

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Barcelona, Spain
  • Architects: CAVAA Arquitectes
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  48
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Filippo Poli
  • Lead Architect: Jordi Calbetó
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Text description provided by the architects. This project was born from the idea of relating the spaces of this house through a common thread. It was created with the intention of formalizing a link that communicates the two ends of the apartment, materializing as a suspended ceiling that relates the existing and the new as a superposition.

© Filippo Poli
© Filippo Poli

With less than 50 meters of surface, the house was divided into small rooms with little ventilation and lighting. These rooms were organized from a wide corridor that allowed to serve the different rooms.

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In order to continue understanding the house as a sequence of spaces, or as a single space; the intervention minimized the division of partitions, enhancing furniture, pavements and sliding doors; the division between stays.

To transmit this duality of the house we use materiality: using the roof as a unitary element in the sequence of rooms, and the pavement as that which divides the spaces.

© Filippo Poli

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Cite: "Laia House / CAVAA Arquitectes" [Casa Laia / CAVAA Arquitectes] 06 Apr 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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