Almudena House / Jesús Perales

Almudena House / Jesús Perales

Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Exterior PhotographyAlmudena House / Jesús Perales - Interior Photography, Brick, DoorAlmudena House / Jesús Perales - Interior Photography, KitchenAlmudena House / Jesús Perales - Exterior Photography, Door, FacadeAlmudena House / Jesús Perales - More Images+ 14

Els Boscos, Spain
  • Architects: Jesús Perales
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  210
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Marcela Grassi
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  ACS, Aluminis Bassa, Cerfasa, Gutex, TEJAS BORJA
  • Collaborators: Anthony Benitez Martín, Marc Riera
  • Promoters: Almudena Álvarez Sánchez, Jordi Yborra, Emma Yborra Álvarez, Leo Yborra Álvarez
  • City: Els Boscos
  • Country: Spain
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Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Exterior Photography
© Marcela Grassi

Text description provided by the architects. Almudena and Jordi requested a house on one level for themselves and their children. They have many hobbies, such as music, fine arts, and cooking, and are eager to share their time with the family. The objective of the house was clear: to ensure that all members of the small family could share as much time as possible together, regardless of what area of the house they were in. At the same time, we wanted to maintain some privacy regarding the street and open the house to its neighbor: a beautiful vineyard. The result has been a walled house towards the façade, but with irregular shapes that open up to the landscape of the vineyards.

Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Exterior Photography, Brick
© Marcela Grassi
Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Image 15 of 19
Ground Floor and Sections
Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Wood, Brick
© Marcela Grassi
Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Interior Photography, Kitchen
© Marcela Grassi
Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Image 16 of 19
Top Floor and Sections
Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Exterior Photography, Door, Facade
© Marcela Grassi

Circuits: The articulation of the house is based on different continuous routes with a central axis: a glazed interior patio. This shape allows us to create a house with circularity and connect the different parts of the house visually. In this way, it does not matter if you are making dinner while the little ones are doing their homework, you always have the feeling of being accompanied by the rest of the family. Once finished, we have been able to verify that the patio allows all the daytime rooms to maintain a common point turning the different rooms of the house into a large room to share with the family.

Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Interior Photography, Door, Chair
© Marcela Grassi
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Detail
Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Interior Photography, Wood, Beam
© Marcela Grassi
Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Interior Photography, Brick
© Marcela Grassi

Volume: Each room of the house has been built independently, piece by piece, with sloping roofs that give a different expressiveness to each room of the house. The roofs are made of concrete with all their history in sight, such as formwork lines and imperfections in the working process.

Materials and Construction: We wanted to give the house a sense of humanity by working with sensitive materials. Ceramic, concrete, and wood. The construction has followed the traditional method. Once the structure was achieved, walls and ceilings were covered with wooden insulation to guarantee natural and breathable insulation without any thermal bridge.

Almudena House / Jesús Perales - Exterior Photography, Facade
© Marcela Grassi

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Cite: "Almudena House / Jesús Perales" [Casa Almudena / Jesús Perales] 07 Feb 2023. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/969619/casa-almudena-jesus-perales> ISSN 0719-8884

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