The materialization is answering the desire to recover and/or emphasize the original condition of the traditional style house. A piece of natural terracotta is placed on a running board as the pavement and the walls are stripped to expose the original factory work with all its defects and textures.
About Adrià Goula
Adrià Goula Sardà studied at Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) being graduated in 2000. He initially worked as an architect in different architecture offices in Barcelona as well as in Paris, such as Enric Miralles and Benedetta Tagliabue (EMBT) or Yves Lion (Ateliers Lion Associated). In 2004 he began his professional career as a architectural photographer.
LOCATION: Barcelona, Spain
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