Sesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects

Sesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects

Sesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - Exterior Photography, ConcreteSesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - Exterior Photography, FacadeSesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - Interior Photography, GlassSesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - Exterior Photography, GlassSesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - More Images+ 10

  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  3229 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2019
  • Photographs
    Photographs :Adrià Goula
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  Geberit, Boffi, Bulthaup, Cortizo, Flos, Inalco, Inbani, Kalper, Planikafire, Rimadesio, SALVATORI
  • Team : Jaime Prous, Antón Monedero, Àlex Pineda, Ana Badia
  • Collaborators : Francesc Prat, Joan Ramón Blasco, Oriol Ruiz, Eduard Gascón, Domingo Ruiz
  • Client : MBD Real State Group SL
  • Country : Spain
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Sesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - Exterior Photography, Concrete
© Adrià Goula

Text description provided by the architects. The pronounced difference of levels and the topographic integration are the starting points of the house, embedded into the terrain; the concrete roof is the only facade to the street. To access the house, it is necessary to get into the ground: the retaining walls merge with the color of the clay and penetrate the interior. Above the inhabitants, the slab, weightless and supported by the delicate glass envelope, levitates. Ahead, a kaleidoscope of reflections where the green of the landscape can be seen.

Sesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - Exterior Photography, Facade
© Adrià Goula
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Sesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - Interior Photography, Glass
© Adrià Goula

The space is compressed between the horizontal planes of the roof and the ground. Inside, the architecture creates an infinite space in a finite space: with a sequence of patios and reflections, the dwelling introduces the exterior in the interior in a literal way, confusing the user, who no longer knows whether he/she is inside or outside.

Sesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - Exterior Photography, Glass
© Adrià Goula
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Sesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - Exterior Photography, Glass, Facade
© Adrià Goula

Nothing defines a room from another one in an accurate way, there are no doors or walls as they are usually understood, only five dark boxes apparently randomly arranged.

Sesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - Interior Photography, Glass
© Adrià Goula

The sophistication of the slab contrasts with the roughness of the walls. The fluidity of the spaces, with the impenetrability of the boxes. The house explores more relaxed forms of dwelling in relation to nature without renouncing the comfort that technology offers.

Sesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects - Exterior Photography
© Adrià Goula

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Cite: "Sesom Villa / Jaime Prous Architects" [Villa Sesom / Jaime Prous Architects] 07 Jul 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/942965/sesom-villa-jaime-prous-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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