The Brick house was a collaboration with a family with four young children. Through discussions with the couple, it became clear that they wanted a clean modern brick house while at the same time it was important that the house encouraged play.
In this house of 300 m2 located in the most central area of the Diagonal of Barcelona, a comprehensive reform of Interior Design, Decoration and Styling was executed.
The office already was well informed about this terrain: neighboring the FL House, we knew that we needed to exploit the front of the lot overlooking the orange tree grove; and the back, with the dense native Atlantic Forest reserve landscape.
Situated on a heavily treed, west facing property on Chandos Lake, this year-round home replaced the family’s 1950’s cottage. Inspired by the idea of a simple sloping plane hovering over a large open living space that flows from inside to outside …
This adaptive reuse of a former warehouse has maintained the exterior almost untouched, with only a few new windows inserted into existing openings. This soft touch has been extended to the interior,
Two external courtyards interrupt the linearity of the ENE house, one that announces the access and another, more generous, in relation to the kitchen and the dining room.