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Project • By PisoterreoResidential Landscape

Mediterranean backyard

The purpose of the intervention was to take the opportunity of a backyard completely enclosed and without any "soul". That gave us the opportunity to start with a white canvas and create a cosy landscape with the remembrance of the Mediterranean yards. Marta Malheiro Carefully choosing the vegetation, it's possible to achieve the desired goals for this intervention. The Olive tree plays a main role in the development of the yard. The vegetation is suited to develop around the walls creating a sense of softness in contrast with the hardscape of the background. Marta Malheiro The choice of the materials like wood (furniture and deck) and stone paving was set to bring an organic feeling, as it makes part of the idea of a homogene... More

Product • By M&TYES! pull handle

YES! pull handle

PULL HANDLE YES!  Elegant timeless pull handle available in different lengths from 110 to 910 mm. It is prepared also with integrated WC/bathroom lock system. This pull handle is produced either in a minimalist full version or with a 2-finger grip hole or for whole hand. This pull handle is produced from massive brass, for maximal selection is available in 12 surface finishes and 5 different lengths. More

Project • By Srta. Rottenmeier Estudio de ArquitecturaPrivate Houses

Casa de Piedra

When the desire of a family is to live in an iconic and comfortable house, the design becomes Stone House.The use of this material, perennial and durable, confers that forceful character that every house should have and that transmits shelter and home. Ana Quirosa Ana Quirosa Ana Quirosa The play of wooden volumes and the white concrete covering enriches and reduces the roughness of the limestone, generating more delicate spaces that protect.The Stone House is established as a piece that combines design and technique in equal parts, and allows the generation of a timeless architectural ensemble that emphasizes its Mediterranean character. Ana Quirosa Ana Quirosa Without a doubt, a house that will last in time.... More

Project • By TAM - Guillermo ElgartPrivate Houses

Casa 60

MEMORY  A suspended horizontal surface and the ground trap the space where life develops. The outside, the inside. The stillness, the movement. The void, the all. By folding both surfaces, they modify their horizontal and discover different heights between them. The void was there and it was subtly trapped for a family to develop their life. Caption CONTEXT  -CLIENT  A family that decides to live in the security of a private neighborhood, one of many that emerge in the big cities of Argentina. -The PROGRAM  Living room that allows different ways of living. Dining room, almost barbecue area, that when you want you can divide it from the living room. A Kitchen that is directly connected to the dining room but... More

Project • By Matérea ArquitecturaPrivate Houses

Vivienda unifamiliar en Villaviciosa

Located in Villaviciosa, Asturias, this weekend home adapts to the surroundings of the place, making the most of the views offered by the Asturian landscape and the conditioning factor of being in a floodplain given its proximity to the Villaviciosa Estuary. It is a relatively flat plot of approximately 3000m2 with a slight slope as it approaches the riverbank. Matérea Arquitectura The owners, a middle-aged couple from Madrid, were looking for a home where they could get away from the hustle and bustle of the city of Madrid and enjoy a break in Asturias. Some of the express requests by the couple was to be able to enjoy various types of spaces for reading and to be able to get contact with the natural landscape that surrounds i... More

Project • By Matérea ArquitecturaPrivate Houses

Reforma integral en Cabueñes Gijón

The house is located in the Cabueñes area belonging to the city of Gijón. It is a residential area very close to the city center, characterized by its large green landscaped areas between chalets and urbanizations. In this comprehensive reform intervention, the objectives are set to rescue the property by improving the distribution, enhancing the spaces and unifying the materiality of the house. Matérea Arquitectura After these considerations, it was decided to incorporate the kitchen space into the living room, so as to increase the spatial sensation of spaciousness and make it a part of the most social area of ​​the house. An island is incorporated that defines the area of ​​each program and allows a smooth tran... More

Project • By Matérea ArquitecturaPrivate Houses

Reforma integral en Oviedo

The property is located in an area of ​​single-family homes close to the center of Oviedo. It is a building built during the 90s that over time has been changing owners and undergoing different modifications made by its tenants, which caused a complete disconnection from the original project. The property has a large estate with enviable views of Mount Naranco and the city of Oviedo. Therefore, one of the primary objectives is to enhance the connection of the home with its surroundings. Matérea Arquitectura Matérea Arquitectura The house had small openings which made it impossible for light to enter, in addition the different spaces were very compartmentalized and created useless corridors. This was a point required... More

Project • By Matérea ArquitecturaPrivate Houses

Vivienda unifamiliar en somió

This detached 350m2 single-family house is located in the city of Gijón in the exclusive area of ​​Somió, distributed over three levels to adapt to the pronounced orography of the land of approximately 2000m2, and to take advantage of the incredible views that the plot presents towards the Universidad Laboral. and the Cabueñes area. Matérea Arquitectura Its owners, a young couple with the intention of starting a family, wanted a house in Somió where light and views prevailed, as well as a program that would reconcile work and family life. Given the particular orography of the land, three levels are created on which the house sits. A first level of access and open, spacious and comfortable garage, a s... More

Project • By Chaparro Ceccato ArquitecturaCommercial Landscape

Plaza San Pedro renovation

 Plaza San Pedro, in Villaverde del Río, is located outside the southern edge of the historic center and is crossed by one of the pedestrian arteries that articulate the urban fabric, Avenida de Santa Teresa. It joins two important areas: the historic center and the San Sebastián neighbourhood, the first major expansion of Villaverde del Río during the 20th century. This site offers unbeatable potential as a meeting point for citizens. Manolo Espaliú The previous configuration of the square, its architectural barriers and the existing building, made it difficult to use, leaving it underused, residual and, ultimately, lifeless. Due to the mutations of the urban plot, the municipal food market, a buildin... More

Project • By Miguel de la TorreHousing

Real de los Reyes

Real de los Reyes is a group of houses located in the Coyoacan borough, south Mexico City, where museums, craft markets and public spaces full of history stand out, preserving a colonial and bohemian style. Jaime Navarro The area is full of recreational places for everyday life, from outdoor cafes, restaurants, art galleries, ice cream parlors to tree-lined and cobblestone streets. It gives you the feeling of traveling back in time in an environment of history, culture and tradition, without losing services such as shopping centers, schools, gyms and restaurants. Jaime Navarro Real de los Reyes offers luxury and comfort for its inhabitants through its large areas, security system, architectural finishes and distribution of space... More

Project • By Destudio ArquitecturaApartments

Casa Botánico

Casa Botánico is presented as a house remodeling project located in the city of Valencia.  It' s 190 m2 of surface have allowed us to play with the space and get the ideal distribution based on the needs of the clients. For this particular project the house has a large living / dining room, kitchen, master bedroom with en suite bathroom, three bedrooms, office, secondary bathroom and toilet. Germán Cabo Light box The original distribution of the house prevented the entry of light to the entire room, and left the entrance and central area of the house dull and lifeless.  Through this reform project has sought to introduce natural light and gain a sense of spaciousness.  Germán Cabo To do thi... More

Product • By M&TUP&DOWN


The unique asymmetric up & down fitting allows, by simply changing the position on the door, to completely transform the original look of the handle and its operation."The uniqueness of up & down fittings is the choice. It can be up and down at the same time. It's up to each individual to decide which option they prefer and how they want to mount the handle on the door leaf," says the design duo Herrmann & Coufal.   DOOR HANDLE UPDesign: Herrmann & CoufalAn exceptional design concept, where the change of position on the door can completely change the distinctive expression of the handle, its feeling and handling.Massive brass handle with a choice of 6 finishes & colours, with a 3-15 year warranty depending on the... More

Project • By GUILLEM CARRERA arquitectePrivate Houses


The house is located in a slopy terrain which has the virtue to be localised in a fairly high topographic altitude, due to this, with visual orientation to the litoral mountain range, the urban center and the sea. It also takes part in the formation of Vallpineda residential area, one of the first urbanisations that were developed in the city of Sitges. Jose Hevia Jose Hevia Not only the initial observation of the site revealed that the original topography of the empty plots had been modificated notoriously in the past, but also they had been disagreed with the urbanistic regulations about the land movements that were allowed to do. In fact, both neighboor’s adjacent plots had land increseaments because it was wanted to hav... More

Project • By GUILLEM CARRERA arquitectePrivate Houses


Santes Creus is the capital of the municipality of Aiguamúrcia. It is located on the left bank of the Gaià river, around the Real Monestir de Santa Maria de Santes Creus, one of the jewels of 12th century Cistercian art in Catalonia. Created in 1843 in the old monastery buildings, the town includes places of interest related to the monastic building such as the stone bridge, the Gothic cross, the small Baroque church of Santa Llúcia and the old modernist cooperative winery. Following the main street, which leads to the monastery, on the detour from where the Aiguamúrcia road leaves, there is the well-known Alameda de Santes Creus, unique as a riverside forest in all of Catalonia, declared a space of natural inter... More

Project • By Destudio ArquitecturaShops


For this project of integral reform of Pharmacy we have opted to maximize the characteristics of the premises, providing an exclusive design and 100% adapted to the needs of the client. Germán Cabo Germán Cabo The more than 127 m2 of space, originally were two separate premises between pharmacy and warehouse. After the reform we have joined both premises and gained much more retail space. The L-shape of the entire plant was a challenge for the team of architects in charge of the project, mainly because of the distribution approach. In the end, we opted for a customer service area that revolves around four individual counters, which act as the backbone and meeting point with the customer. The individual design of the... More