mediterranean influences captured in home by otto medem arquitectura
 
mediterranean influences captured in home by otto medem arquitectura mediterranean influences captured in home by otto medem arquitectura
apr 19, 2015

mediterranean influences captured in home by otto medem arquitectura

mediterranean influences captured in home by otto medem arquitectura
all image courtesy of otto medem arquitectura

 

 

 

the stark white residence- ‘casa patio’ by otto medem arquitectura is located in alcobendas, madrid. the building concept revolved around its particular site where the grounds is home to many century-old oak trees and like the foliage which encircle the house, the internal spaces revolves around a central, open air courtyard- where a single oak tree stands against the contemporary structure. the property is composed of rectangular volumes set at differing heights, intrinsically connected to its peaceful surroundings, all the rooms contain high ceilings with the communal spaces offering views of both the inner courtyard and the outside garden on either side. coupled with the large glazed windows and sliding glass doors, plenty of light reaches the internal areas, drenching the rooms with warmth and sunlight. elegantly furnished, the residence also includes an indoor pool with a large, marble feature wall stretching from the pool itself to the ceiling and along with the isolated environment, blends elements of a mediterranean retreat with sophisticated aesthetics.

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom
the oak trees are dotted around the site

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom
floor-to-ceiling glazing opens up the lounge to the central courtyard

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom
on the other side they open up to the surrounding grounds

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom
a smaller oak tree has been planted in the center of the house

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom
the trees provide privacy to the residents

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom
overlapping views on the inner spaces

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom
indoor pool with large marble feature wall

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom
exterior view into the pool

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom
the house at dusk

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom

la moraleja house otto medem arquitectura designboom
casa patio at night

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