Loft in Barcelona
Here is the description of the project:
The House has a very deep and narrow plan floor and only two facades on the ends of the street, and the other in the terrace in the courtyard.
The proposal is an integral part of architectural intervention of space with two main objectives: to maximize the lighting and ventilation of facades by eliminating unnecessary partitions and a new distribution, all the prescribed young owner uses contains: a suite of bedroom, a guest WC and a room, a Workshopeine kitchen and a dining room for parties and meetings.
To maximize the lighting that is necessary, a structural intervention to achieve that the internal partitions and a structural wall located directly behind the rear facade completely eliminates the keys for the optimal use of light.
Furthermore, because of the difficult housing geometry in all different functions range and separate rooms can be customized only by a flexible and non-conventional distribution and even change their function depending on the opportunity. The new Division consists of a large transparent and spacious common room, the continuous facade the facade, resulting in a semi-closed founded in private by the WC guest bedroom house.
Entrance hall, dining room, library, Studio and living room are in the rear facade and cooking the façade area. All of these areas become solid fact brick along a single wall horizontally-aligned the hand.
The bedroom entrance hall and the wardrobe in the bedroom and a large nucleus with two bathrooms from a high cabinet with double wardrobe, the wooden that the Studio is a piece of furniture with shelves in the area. This furniture cache two large wooden doors, that allow the independence of the two different moving rooms: the bedroom, from the common area and part of living room with sofa bed, which is separated by a unique use as a bed and breakfast.
The Woodcore is a deep frame framework and increase the bathrooms. Cross partitions are with translucent glass doors for lighting, ventilation and Visual connection between spaces sliding resolved. Inside are all inner surfaces, including the ceiling and floor, with pale Bisazza mosaic and mirror. Its and lights are exposed to or free standing contribute the sense of transparency. The result is a game of brightness and reflections that transform light and a bath room multiply light and developed are different than the rest of sobre and warm House.
Photos of Caneles Raul & Esther Algara