House in Portonovo

House in Portonovo

Architect
Alem arquitectura
Location
Portonovo, Spain | View Map
Project Year
2017
Category
Housing
Andrián Capelo Cruz
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Bathroom productsRoca
Lighting FARO Barcelona
ManufacturersCaviti
Aluminium windowsCortizo
Wooden platformFINSA
pellet boilerÖkoFEN

Product Spec Sheet
Bathroom products
by Roca
Lighting
Manufacturers
by Caviti
Aluminium windows
by Cortizo
Wooden platform
by FINSA
pellet boiler
by ÖkoFEN

House in Portonovo - Alem arquitectura

Alem arquitectura as Architects

In this project we had to combine, not only the needs of the client, but also the key factors of the environment: urban regulations, local architecture, access, views, climate, orientation and the proportions of the site.

photo_credit Andrián Capelo Cruz
Andrián Capelo Cruz

The façade to the main road is connected to a technical area where access is placed. This is where the open garage for two cars, the facilities, the pantry and the laundry are located. These spaces improve thermal performance and protect the house from cold winds from the north, as well as providing privacy and acoustic insulation from street noise.

photo_credit Andrián Capelo Cruz
Andrián Capelo Cruz

 The daytime living areas are arranged on the ground floor facing south, directly connected to the site in order to let the vision of nature dominate the interior of the house. The kitchen area, dining room and living room have been designed as an open space connected to the pantry and the garden. 

photo_credit Andrián Capelo Cruz
Andrián Capelo Cruz

On the upper floor we find the bedrooms and a study room linked to the terrace, which is over the lower L. The rooms have access to the outside creating a balcony to look out onto the landscape, nature and sun.

photo_credit Andrián Capelo Cruz
Andrián Capelo Cruz

Thanks to the optimization of the design and the energy resources, the house achieves an A energy certification, both in energy consumption and in CO2 emissions.

photo_credit Andrián Capelo Cruz
Andrián Capelo Cruz

The materials used are: wild granite in contact with the ground to create a stone base, white paint on the first floor, corrugated sheet metal and exposed concrete for the most technical spaces in the home.

photo_credit Andrián Capelo Cruz
Andrián Capelo Cruz

We proposed a simple and functional solution that combines tradition and modernity through materials. This proposal allows to make the most of the intrinsic values of the environment. 

photo_credit Alem arquitectura
Alem arquitectura
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