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#House#1.130

Estudio.Entresitio

Europa | Madrid

The long, narrow sloping site of this 500 sq m detached family house set on several levels was the key to determining the building’s architectural configuration. The volumes develop lengthwise along the narrow plot, juxtaposed or nested one into the other, adapting to the sloping terrain. Yet although fragmented, the spaces and volumes making up the whole have an overall fluidity. This dynamic continuity does not, however, allow the outside observer to perceive the residence as a whole. Lines of force project from volumes at different levels so that the outside observer sees only individual sections at any one time. The leitmotif throughout is one of distribution pathways and connections - both inside and out. Volumes and spaces course dynamically through the different levels, intersecting the light as it reaches into the different components, creating cohesion yet distinction....

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