This stone summerhouse of a family of four, spreads through 3 correlated volumes, which clearly can be defined as the seating & kitchen volume, the circulation tower and the sleeping & storaging volume. Around these volumes, the perimetrical terraces are unfolding, some under the surface of the hill, some at the same level and some projected over it.
Established by Faidra Matziaraki & Víctor Gonzalez Martí in 2012, Cometa Architects is a Barcelona based practice of exciting, energetic & dedicated architects committed to the creativity of designing and the process of construction.
Víctor González Martí (Barcelona, Spain) studied Architecture at University Polytechnic Catalonia (UPC) in Barcelona, where he graduated with Distinction, in 2010. His final year Thesis was presented in various national exhibitions and he won a scholarship at Barcelona Glass Foundation.
Faidra Andriana Matziaraki (Athens, Greece) studied Architecture in University of Manchester, UK (BA Honors), University of Edinburgh, UK (March) 2004, where she graduated with Distinction. She won several student awards & honors. She completed her Masters Degree in Emergency Sustainable Architecture at International University of Catalonia, Spain in 2011.
In Barcelona, a metamorphosis of a small apartment of 46 m² (151 ft) into a bright contemporary spatial experience, reminds us that the natural light is the supreme of all architectural materials.