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Interiors with Vaulted Ceilings: 21 Non-Obvious Designs

Interiors with Vaulted Ceilings: 21 Non-Obvious Designs

High Park Residence / Batay-Csorba Architects. Photo: © Doublespace PhotographyMunicipal Archive / Aulets Arquitectes. Photo: © José HeviaWildernesse Restaurant / Morris+Company. Photo: © Jack HobhousePENTHOUSE / P-M-A-A. Photo: © José Hevia+ 22

The simplest definition of a vaulted ceiling is a self-supporting arched structure to cover a space. This technique was used extensively during the Roman Empire and the Middle Ages but fell into disuse with the advance of other building solutions that became more practical. However, many contemporary projects still build these elements or highlight the original structures in renovations because of their powerful impact on the building design.

Vaults are already very powerful architectural elements when seen from the outside, but from the inside, we can really grasp their rich sensorial effect because of the rhythm created by the structure and the impacts on lighting in the built environment. We have gathered here 21 examples of these arched solutions in different programs and materials, demonstrating how vaulted ceilings can provide a very unique design for each building.

Bewboc House / Fabian Tan Architect

Bewboc House / Fabian Tan Architect. Photo: © Ceavs Chua
Bewboc House / Fabian Tan Architect. Photo: © Ceavs Chua

High Park Residence / Batay-Csorba Architects

High Park Residence / Batay-Csorba Architects. Photo: © Doublespace Photography
High Park Residence / Batay-Csorba Architects. Photo: © Doublespace Photography

Vault House / Olimpia Lira

Vault House / Olimpia Lira. Photo: © Tomás Rodríguez
Vault House / Olimpia Lira. Photo: © Tomás Rodríguez

Rodney House / BAAG

Rodney House / BAAG. Photo Courtesy of BAAG
Rodney House / BAAG. Photo Courtesy of BAAG

Wildernesse Restaurant / Morris+Company

Wildernesse Restaurant / Morris+Company. Photo: © Jack Hobhouse
Wildernesse Restaurant / Morris+Company. Photo: © Jack Hobhouse

Office of Multidisciplinary Design / Roman Izquierdo Bouldstridge

Office of Multidisciplinary Design / Roman Izquierdo Bouldstridge. Photo: © Adrià Goula
Office of Multidisciplinary Design / Roman Izquierdo Bouldstridge. Photo: © Adrià Goula

Pharmacy in Omori / MAMM DESIGN

Pharmacy in Omori / MAMM DESIGN. Photo: ©  Takumi Ota
Pharmacy in Omori / MAMM DESIGN. Photo: © Takumi Ota

Tapestry Museum / CVDB arquitectos

Tapestry Museum / CVDB arquitectos. Photo: © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
Tapestry Museum / CVDB arquitectos. Photo: © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Casernes House / CAVAA Arquitectes

Casernes House / CAVAA Arquitectes. Photo: © Adrià Goula
Casernes House / CAVAA Arquitectes. Photo: © Adrià Goula

Municipal Archive / Aulets Arquitectes

Municipal Archive / Aulets Arquitectes. Photo: © José Hevia
Municipal Archive / Aulets Arquitectes. Photo: © José Hevia

Loft Renovation in Font Honrada Barcelona / Forma

Loft Renovation in Font Honrada Barcelona / Forma. Photo: © Adrià Goula
Loft Renovation in Font Honrada Barcelona / Forma. Photo: © Adrià Goula

PENTHOUSE / P-M-A-A

PENTHOUSE / P-M-A-A. Photo: © José Hevia
PENTHOUSE / P-M-A-A. Photo: © José Hevia

Home in Mitre / Bajet Giramé

Home in Mitre / Bajet Giramé. Photo: © José Hevia
Home in Mitre / Bajet Giramé. Photo: © José Hevia

Apartment in the Heart of Poblenou / m-i-r-a architecture

Apartment in the Heart of Poblenou / m-i-r-a architecture. Photo: © Del Rio Bani
Apartment in the Heart of Poblenou / m-i-r-a architecture. Photo: © Del Rio Bani

School of Dancing Arches / Samira Rathod Design Associates

School of Dancing Arches / Samira Rathod Design Associates. Photo: © Niveditaa Gupta
School of Dancing Arches / Samira Rathod Design Associates. Photo: © Niveditaa Gupta

Loft MdP / FFWD Arquitectes

Loft MdP / FFWD Arquitectes. Photo: © David Benito Cortázar
Loft MdP / FFWD Arquitectes. Photo: © David Benito Cortázar

Sala Beckett / Flores & Prats

Sala Beckett / Flores & Prats. Photo: © Adrià Goula
Sala Beckett / Flores & Prats. Photo: © Adrià Goula

Refurbishment of an Apartment in Barcelona / Allaround Lab

Refurbishment of an Apartment in Barcelona / Allaround Lab. Photo: © José Hevia
Refurbishment of an Apartment in Barcelona / Allaround Lab. Photo: © José Hevia

Ter House / MESURA

Ter House / MESURA. Photo: © Salva Lopez
Ter House / MESURA. Photo: © Salva Lopez

Alcantara Apartment / Studio Gameiro

Alcantara Apartment / Studio Gameiro. Photo: © Tiago Casanova
Alcantara Apartment / Studio Gameiro. Photo: © Tiago Casanova

Carner Barcelona Perfumery / Jofre Roca arquitectes

Carner Barcelona Perfumery / Jofre Roca arquitectes. Photo: © Adrià Goula
Carner Barcelona Perfumery / Jofre Roca arquitectes. Photo: © Adrià Goula

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Cite: Equipe ArchDaily Brasil. "Interiors with Vaulted Ceilings: 21 Non-Obvious Designs" [Interiores com abóbadas: 21 projetos que fogem do óbvio] 15 Apr 2021. ArchDaily. (Trans. Duduch, Tarsila) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/960085/interiors-with-vaulted-ceilings-21-non-obvious-designs> ISSN 0719-8884
Rodney House / BAAG. Photo Courtesy of BAAG

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