HOUSING RESTORATION IN MONTESIÓN SQUARE

HOUSING RESTORATION IN MONTESIÓN SQUARE

Architect
Donaire Arquitectos
Location
MONTESIÓN SQUARE, Spain
Project Year
2008
Category
Private Houses
Fernando Alda

HOUSING RESTORATION IN MONTESIÓN SQUARE

Donaire Arquitectos as Architects

The project is an intervention in a house courtyard between medians. Type characteristic of the area, with regular floor consisting, very long and narrow. Be part of the conditioning of a building to be rehabilitated, with protection. The action is to generate a single family dwelling use, preserving the structure of the house, and the original hierarchical circulations with a central staircase, and stays around the yard. It features a lift, in a tangent to the yard, without altering the type of home. Downstairs are distributed access, and a office, in the first floor the kitchen and lounge. Distributed in the upper bedrooms and bathrooms.


Existing walls are retained, making small structural reinforcements. A study of the floor trying to retain existing ones and in the case of substitution as the cover, were executed in the same dimension and position of the originals. The facade of the house is rehabilitated to maintain its membership of holes, using lime mortar, and woodworks suitable for the historic area. The intervention aims to rank the rooms distributed applications in different heights. Double height in the living room, with one point, the kitchen, forming an L with the living, to generate a direct relationship with one's own backyard.


In general, the materials to be used are those of the area and the characteristics of this type of houses, but with contemporary techniques. For the areas selected marble, wood in exterior carpentry, and maintenance of existing tiles. A simple intervention, which are enhanced by the use of local materials, the original values of the type of courtyard house from dividing.


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