elii didomesticates an attic apartment in madrid
 
elii didomesticates an attic apartment in madrid elii didomesticates an attic apartment in madrid
nov 24, 2013

elii didomesticates an attic apartment in madrid


‘didomestic’ by elii architects, madrid, spain

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spanish firm elii architects has recently completed ‘didomestic’, the renovation of an attic apartment in madrid that combines the ingenuity of da vinci with a cmyk color scheme and contemporary living. n the limited space, the architects sought out a solution to allow the inhabitant to customize their home with a simple pull, push, slide, or turn, so that the space can adapt to almost any function. the attic was cleared of all existing elements, exposing a large space under the historic mansard roof with heavy timber beams. at the center of the space, a core containing the stairs, shelves, and storage space begins to divide the space and allows light from the rooftop to reach the lower floor. a mezzanine level above contains the bedroom that overlooks the social areas below. sliding semi-transparent walls with translucent plastic panels can subdivide the space into smaller areas per the user’s desire or functional needs, and can similarly be retracted to host a larger number of people. around the core, the kitchen and bathroom are accompanied by extra storage areas and various domestic elements. with a simple tug, trap doors in the floor and ceiling reveal different appliances that add function to a room, such as a hammock, fans for relief from hot madrid summers, shelves, suspended dining table and chairs, a swing, and even an embedded vanity mirror.

 

 


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operable wall panels open or close spaces
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dining table pulled down from the ceiling
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mezzanine bedroom
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embedded bathroom
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bedroom
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storage space
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swing
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hammock and fans
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kitchen area
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full open view
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project info:

 

 

location: madrid,  spain
completion: 10/2013
client: dido fogué
area: 57.60m²
construction: dionisio torralba construcciones
architects: elii – uriel fogué + eva gil + carlos palacios
construction supervision: elii – uriel fogué + eva gil + carlos palacios
collaborators: maría sole ferragamo, miguel galán, pablo martín de la cruz
consultants: modeling – elii – inmaculada mariscal, leonor acero

  • Je n’aime pas l’esthétique du lieu, mais je trouve cela dit, l’espace très ludique et les systèmes de rangement ingénieux!

    aurelia-m says:

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