Raul Sanchez Architects stripped a 19th century home in a ruinous point out, situated in Barcelona’s Borne district, down to its facades, dividing partitions and roof. What was remaining is a 15 meter large void revealing a composition of all forms of bricks and stones organized with no clear order or composition. Inside of this void, Raul Sanchez Architects inserted a contemporary interior.
A few new flooring are organized by a spiral staircase that operates the overall height of the home with out touching its partitions at any time. The stairs are painted white in look for of a sure content abstraction. White lacquered wooden ceilings even more boost this.
The flooring are supported by beams that run amongst the dividing partitions. A sheet of glass creates a separation between the floors and the facade to emphasize the distinction involving aged and new.
From base to top rated, the making properties a kitchen and eating place, residing area, bathroom and dressing room, bedroom, and a rooftop terrace.
In distinction to the tough walls of exposed brick, the new components have a refined materiality. Warm oak wooden flooring are combined with white microcement, hydraulic mosaic and brass facts.
The installations are bundled in 7 stainless metal cylinders that operate the entire height. 6 are employed to carry out the electrical, ventilation, plumbing, extraction, sanitation, air conditioning and telecommunications installations, leaving a single vacant for long run needs.
With the exact future proofing versatility in intellect Raul Sanchez Architects, with the exception of the kitchen and bathroom fittings, saved all floors unoccupied to make it possible for for quick adaptation more than time.
A skylight floods the interiors with organic mild managing down the stairwell right up until the cheapest ranges. The glass floor in front of the home windows gives an impression of the full top of the facade.
The principal facade was rehabilitated by way of strict dictates of the heritage commission. At the entrance, rules permitted for some creativity. A 3-dimensional style of rhombuses and triangles concluded with 3 varieties of aluminum mark the entry to the setting up.