Loft Atocha

Loft Atocha

Architect
BERIOT, BERNARDINI ARQUITECTOS
Location
Madrid, Spain
Category
Apartments
Yen Chen

Loft Atocha

BERIOT, BERNARDINI ARQUITECTOS as Architects

It is proposed to adapt housing for converting a 125m2 loft of scarce art studio existing early twentieth century in Madrid. The starting point is defined as intervention preserving the qualities of the original space, upgrade to an offer comforted his new destination. Restore the old steel frames and wooden shingles existing shapes on them insulation and a zinc roof seam is the great divider chopped discover the texture of the brick, an intense orange color. On the south side, removing the sloping roof of the coronation of body building adjacent to a terrace creating ensures controlled exterior landscape which housing extends through a sliding door of generous dimensions. In the large windows open to the north and south have new joinery with glass improved thermal insulation, wood workable up to the height of the body is fixed steel in the upper parts, it is behind the vertical structure. It formalizes and a "nest" of over wood whose edge is developed around the spaceship and threw the sky. Placing an eave and exterior shutters on the south façade provide protection and a generous summer sunlight, the whole house in winter. In the container thus prepared three elements are inserted exempt the needs of Storage. These have different heights and linoleum covered with different shades, which in the divide a skyline of uncertain size and generate a multitude of spaces, perspectives, changing sight lines and routes between them, allowing wealth to the overwhelming amount of spatial First and clarify the relationship between the various uses of the property. Between these elements with a forged lightweight trusts generate private floor bedroom and dressing leaning into the main room.

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