Home F / XStudio

House F / XStudio - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade
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House F / XStudio - Exterior Photography, Facade, Windows

Textual content description supplied by the architects. Within the middle of Telde, in Gran Canaria, is the historic neighborhood of San Francisco. This city oasis, crossed by a community of irregular and slim cobbled streets, presents a cloth that’s outlined by previous homes between social gathering partitions, giving form to lengthy white partitions, barely interrupted by the picket carpentry of the hollows of the facades of the dwellings.

House F / XStudio - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade
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House F / XStudio - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade

Home F occupies one of many few empty plots within the space, positioned subsequent to an orange grove protected behind an extended whitewashed wall, after all, white. The laws of the world, of a marked protectionist nature, set up strict circumstances that push for an answer of mimesis with what exists for the brand new structure, figuring out in an virtually mathematical manner the place, measurement, and proportion of the openings of the principle façade.

House F / XStudio - Interior Photography, Windows
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House F / XStudio - Interior Photography, Chair, Facade

That is the place the controversy across the venture arises. The proposal is confronted with the understanding that the setting has a sequence of variables that should be revered, however from right here the brand new structure should manifest its personal time and place, since solely on this manner is the historical past of the city context. On this manner, the venture relies on the gaps within the norm to current a radically white canvas, a intentionally austere home that generally opens onto the neighborhood, however different instances prefers to be a wall, just like the neighb
oring farm.

House F / XStudio - Interior Photography, Stairs, Windows, Facade
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House F / XStudio - Interior Photography

As soon as inside, the home is compositionally free, evidencing this situation within the rear facade. Home F is the results of a deep reflection on the thought of ​​inhabiting and the a number of home situations that the architectural venture can favor. A home for a pair through which customers can resolve to take part or not within the public lifetime of the neighborhood, opening or closing to the setting. Housing and shelter.

House F / XStudio - Interior Photography, Facade

In its purposeful scheme, the home is organized round two generated voids: a central courtyard to which the staircase and rooms open, and one other in the back of the plot, which frees up a big space for a south-facing backyard. This permits an inside world to be created through which the areas gravitate across the two voids, selling visible relationships on the completely different ranges, and having the ability to combine the outside rooms as a part of the home.

House F / XStudio - Interior Photography, Facade

As for the makes use of, solely these strictly needed to resolve the housing program are outlined. In any other case, the rooms haven’t any outlined operate, presenting themselves as reversible areas of various scales that may look exterior, inside or each. The concise palette of finishes strikes in a stability of contrasts between chilly and heat supplies: concrete flooring and ceilings, white partitions and pure pine wooden. The outcome, a sober setting that intends to be colonized by its inhabitants, and that may solely be residence when this occurs.

House F / XStudio - Interior Photography, Windows, Facade
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House F / XStudio - Exterior Photography, Facade


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