MAUXI reform / Oficina BA-RRO + Ignacio de Antonio
Textual content description offered by the architects. The renovation of this condominium is positioned in a residential tower with a strengthened concrete construction inbuilt 1968. Two massive 60 cm beams and 4 concrete pillars cross every of the dwellings on this constructing. The mission’s technique consists of stripping one in all these homes to determine its structural components, which have change into the protagonists of the area.
The organizational capability of those components is superimposed on a central field -the kitchen-which is the center and middle of the home. Its rotation with respect to its essential strains permits the group of the home’s circulations with strangulations and widening of the area to accommodate areas of intermediate scales. A play of planes and crossed visuals that escape in the direction of the outside horizon unfolds. The ground-to-ceiling doorways, of their concealing and pivoting motion, are the vertical planes that take part within the play of blurring boundaries between the completely different rooms of the home. The cross-shaped steel pillars are the strains the place the completely different door planes converge, housing the opening and shutting mechanisms.
All through the home there are particulars that affect the understanding, articulation and functioning of the area, understanding that its studying can be comprised of the materialization of its encounters. The mission explores how the completely different supplies chosen, wooden, uncovered concrete, ceramics and metallic components. The renovation and adaptation of this condominium focuses on dwelling areas and preserving the essence of an structure that leaves room for the surprising.