Cal Totxo Condominium Renovation / Cierto Estudio
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Cal Totxo is a modernist home situated on the foot of the Collserola Pure Park, which enjoys implausible views and good photo voltaic orientation on its foremost facade. The unique state of the condo had three bedrooms, two bogs, a small remoted kitchen, an inside area with out air flow or pure mild, and a few very slender and fewer fascinating corridors.
The mission reorganizes the distribution of the home by proposing an uneven grid by means of which one can flow into between areas, avoiding the presence of corridors. Every of the rooms has at the very least two attainable accesses. On this approach, the routes and the visuals are multiplied, permitting to light up rooms that have been beforehand utterly darkish and increasing the notion of area. On the request of the purchasers and towards the standard traits, solely two of the three bedrooms are preserved in an effort to maximize the shared areas of the home. Will probably be inhabited by a household of 4 members. The choice is made to revamp a single rest room and convert the opposite one right into a laundry room, giving half to the open kitchen.
The home is accessed instantly from the surface by means of the doorway corridor, which lets you enter the library or the communal dressing room. From each rooms, you possibly can proceed in the direction of the lounge, the place the fireside is situated within the heart of the area. Some current steps are enlarged, and others are opened to generate round routes across the fireplace. Lastly, the kitchen is prolonged in the direction of the long run eating room, separated from the lounge.
The custom-designed furnishings, completed in pure wooden and mixed with the unique hydraulic tile flooring, brings heat and class to the inside design of the home. Sinuous geometries acceptable all the weather: rounded edges, round mirrors, and home windows, and rotating counter tops. The reddish tone of Sapelli contrasts and, in flip, suits in with the remainder of the palette to the purpose of dyeing every little thing within the monochromatic area of the dressing room. A darker room, naturally illuminated by means of the lavatory and the doorway corridor, generates an environment of extra seclusion and intimacy.
To renovate the kitchen, rest room, and dressing room flooring, the present vary of adjoining rooms is performed with, and a two-tone mixture is chosen, creating an apparently random sample that modernizes the idea of mosaic. The 10x10cm format of the hydraulic tile is chosen, leading to triangular geometric figures by diagonally reducing the items in two. The identical measurement and form are replicated within the door handles. The 2-tone technique can be utilized to the furnishings itself, inserting the change of fabric at totally different heights relying on the use, combining wooden with Macael marble and white melamine cabinets, and mixing in with the partitions.
The proposal has considerably modified the spatiality of the home and has taken care of every element with care and a spotlight.