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New Catalan House Inspired by the Old Farm Buildings

New Catalan House Inspired by the Old Farm Buildings

Architects: This is Arquitectura
Project: Catalan house
Team: Jordi Riembau, Miquel Rusca
Location: Peratallada, Catalonia, Spain
Photography: Fragments

From the architect: The project is located in the perimeter of the historical centre. This situation between the centre and the vegetable garden near the population award to the project a border character. One of our principals challenge was find the relation among those two realities.

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This catalan house is inspired by the old farm buildings that they used to appear outskirts the historical cities centre. The idea starts from the colocation of a principal volume that would include the public spaces of the house and the other smaller volumes contain the private ones. There are gardens between the volumes to favor the relationship.

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The volumes of the ground floor, by their materiality, remain linked to the ground while the principal one is dematerialized becoming in a piece supported between volumes. In this way, the placement of volumes creates a void where it’s located the main spaces in total relation with the exterior space. From the street, it’s a simple enclosure. From the garden, a house that is projected towards the landscape.

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