Ávila is a task that reinterprets what was initially an open-plan warehouse situated in the Poble Nou neighborhood of Barcelona to convert it into a 120 m2 multi-functional and habitable area. The proposal aims to carry out this transformation making use of what we phone “the least means to inhabit a place”, particularly, storage, humid spaces, and circulations, taking into consideration the whole free quantity and not just it’s area.
From the arrangement of distinctive construction items that articulate the distinctive environments, and with the bare minimum necessary partitions, we perform and undertaking the void as the major aspect of the proposal. Furthermore, the distributor on the upper floor is proposed as a diagonal, sq.-formed void that, in spite of the simplicity of the total, permits cross visuals between all the rooms, like the a person on the rear façade from the staircase.
With the use of constant resources and mild shades, the aim is to get hold of a vivid, neutral, and warm location at the same time, earning use of the household furniture and integrating it from the starting of the task. The proposal values the area thanks to its simplicity, the distinctive textures of the resources, and the light, leaving aside any surplus or ornament and focusing on gratifying the desires of its inhabitants.
Architects: Allaround Lab Calendar year : 2022 Pictures :José Hevia Producers : AutoDesk, JUNG, Dekton, Mobles 114, Cubro Direct Architect : Noelia de la Red, Jordi Ribas
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