Domehome Growth / EME157
Textual content description offered by the architects. The intervention expands a single-family residence in Aravaca to create another flooring to introduce a brand new residence. The renovation consists of creating the terrace positioned on the highest flooring of the home liveable to accommodate an unbiased condo for the household’s son.
The method of making the brand new area started with the exterior look of the intervention. Tips on how to crown the earlier home, which was manufactured from brick and coated with a number of vegetation, was a very powerful factor when beginning the design. To stop the peak of the home from growing excessively, we selected the domed form. This fashion we have been capable of attain higher heights inside, giving the area extra spatial dignity, and decreasing the notion of its peak from the surface. Moreover, this domed crowning didn’t compete with the cubic shapes of the remainder of the home.
We wished this new flooring to be perceived as a unique factor, and that’s the reason we selected to make use of cork. It additionally fitted resulting from its lightness and its insulating properties in distinction to the solidity of the brick of the remainder of the house. As well as, for the vault we determined to make use of zinc.
This entire course of went very easily with purchasers prepared to do no matter we proposed. As quickly because the creation of the vault arose, and based mostly on the necessity to prioritize the unbelievable views from this peak, the inside area instantly took form.
The home has 50m2 on the bottom flooring the place the entry, one bed room and a rest room are positioned, and the higher flooring with 130m2 divided into two areas: the non-public space and the general public space. The non-public space has a bed room and a rest room. Within the public space, the kitchen, eating room and lounge are positioned in a single open room that extends to the surface with massive home windows to the north. This area additionally preserves a big round skylight that beforehand illuminated the stairwell, which floods your complete room with mild.
The inside is resolved with few supplies. Mortar flooring, polished stainless-steel for counter tops and bathe, and plywood and linoleum board for the remainder of the furnishings: kitchen, cupboards, cabinets, even doorways and stairs. Enjoying on the distinction between chilly and heat supplies.
The construction of authentic concrete beams and pillars, which was left uncovered, additionally performs an essential function and contrasts with the brand new construction of slender round steel pillars painted sky blue in order that they mix with the privileged views of the home.