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Project • By XStudioPrivate Houses

House T

Tejeda is a small municipality located inside a volcanic area, on the summit of the island of Gran Canaria. It is a special place, with a very steep terrain and a mesmerizing natural environment, “a petrified storm”, as Unamuno defined it. David Rodríguez David Rodríguez Small-scale buildings coexist in the sparsely constructed fabric, which is scattered throughout the territory as nuclei, among which some interesting constructions of a more traditional character stand out. The regulations, with more than good intentions, try to ensure the preservation of the rural character of the municipality by applying very strict parameters, which promote the appearance of folk solutions instead of the enhancement o... More

Project • By LIMIT studioPrivate Houses


Lapa is located on the outskirts of Santo Tirso, in an old allotment, wedged between the Ave River and the train line to the east, and the national road to the west. Alexandra Brites It is a somewhat atypical subdivision, with inaccuracies in the execution and a disproportionate scale ratio between the space allocated to the public road and the private area of the lots. The rules imposed on the Lapa lot were quite restrictive and as the time available for the project and the work did not admit the possibility of doing an alteration to the allotment project, we assumed the prescriptions for the lot as if it were a physical pre-existence. Alexandra Brites Thus, we started with a parallelepiped volume, defined by the implantation a... More

Project • By OOIIO ArchitecturePrivate Houses

QUE House

QUE House is a different home for a family that was looking for a non expensive but very expressive house. OOIIO Architecture OOIIO Architecture Team designed a this building as a shell, an envelope that creates a void inside, protecting occupants from the sun and rain. OOIIO Architecture This envelope will rise as necessary to configure two heights in the occupied day area, then it will descend one height in the occupied night area as well as the garage. The envelope extends towards the street and the patio to provide shade creating a pleasant porch facing the garden. OOIIO Architecture The interior will be functional, comfortable and reasonably priced while still using durable materials. OOIIO Architecture More

Project • By OOIIO ArchitecturePrivate Houses

Trillo House

Trillo House is a mix of traditon and contemporaneity for for a family that moved from Barcelona to the countryside. Caption They wanted to flee from a city life where they were no longer comfortable to a more natural and quiet location in a small village in Central Spain. Caption Trillo House looks like a strong horizontal stone prism pierced by flared concrete holes creating variety and giving strong personality to the building. Caption This stone prism is "floating" over a glass box since the ground floor façade is completely made of mirror glass, to imporve the interior-exterior spatial relationship. OOIIO Architecture The house has a very contemporary design, although its distribution around a central pat... More

Project • By OOIIO ArchitecturePrivate Houses

VAL House

This house is located on a cleary residential area, consisting of blocks of row houses, all equal and repetitive, in Madrid outskirts. Javier de Paz OOIIO Architecture Team designed this house betting on singularity, it cannot be otherwise, for breaking those repetitive chains through this small exception: VAL House, concieved as a rupture within a world of aligned shawls produced in serie. Javier de Paz The facade material is choosen to avoid repeating the brick used all around this site. The volumes are carefully composed to pop up like an interesting object on this arid landscape. Javier de Paz Interiors are functional and full of natural light. Everything is compact and thought for the client daily life, making from VA... More

Project • By OOIIO ArchitecturePrivate Houses

Casa C

This great family house is located in one of the most exclusives neighborhoods in Madrid, Spain. Joao Morgado The client came to the architects with a large brief to consider in the design, including a place for a car collection, cinema, game room, interior and exterior pool, library and study room, etc. Joao Morgado His only desing condition was to get an unique house were you don´t have the feeling of live separate from the other family members when they were using another wing house. Joao Morgado This is why OOIIO Architecture design team came with the idea of create a "Swiss Army Knife" concept for this house, where every brief activity has its own place but at the same time all the spaces join together into a ce... More