fran silvestre arquitectos renovates antiguo reino house in valencia fran silvestre arquitectos renovates antiguo reino house in valencia
jun 19, 2015

fran silvestre arquitectos renovates antiguo reino house in valencia


fran silvestre arquitectos renovates antiguo reino house in valencia
photography by diego opazo

 

 

 

set within valencia’s ensanche district, a mid-19th century area created to deal with the city’s exploding population rate, fran silvestre arquitectos has renovated the interior of a typical living space. the ‘ensanche’ typology is defined by square urban blocks with chamfered vertices, that generate long and narrow housing units lit by inner patios.

fran silvestre arquitectos casa antiguo reino house valencia designboom
the lounge opens towards the main façade of the building

 

 

 

inside ‘antiguo reino house’, the communal lounge opens towards the main façade of the building, generating a open plan space defined by furniture gathered within structural elements. the night area, containing sleeping accommodation, faces the inner patio of the block, with wet areas positioned in between.

fran silvestre arquitectos casa antiguo reino house valencia designboom
the open plan space is defined by furniture gathered within structural elements

 

 

 

a series of continuous spaces are delineated by furniture and large sliding doors, allowing the interior to be configured in a variety of ways. the flooring’s warm tones, along with the temperature of the artificial lighting, contribute towards the dwelling’s profound spatial character.

fran silvestre arquitectos casa antiguo reino house valencia designboom
furniture can be arranged in a variety of configurations

fran silvestre arquitectos casa antiguo reino house valencia designboom
continuous spaces are delineated by furniture and large sliding doors

fran silvestre arquitectos casa antiguo reino house valencia designboom
the kitchen is located at the center of the home

fran silvestre arquitectos casa antiguo reino house valencia designboom
a glass wall divides the kitchen from the living space

fran silvestre arquitectos casa antiguo reino house valencia designboom
a corridor leads to the rear of the plan

fran silvestre arquitectos casa antiguo reino house valencia designboom
the flooring’s warm tones contribute to the spatial character of the dwelling

fran silvestre arquitectos casa antiguo reino house valencia designboom
en-suite bathrooms are provided for the three bedroom property

 

drawings

 

project info:

 

name: antiguo reino house
location: valencia, spain                
architecture: fran silvestre arquitectos
interior design: alfaro hofmann
project team: fran silvestre (architect), jordi martinez (collaborator architect), adrián mora (collaborator architect), maria masià  (collaborator architect), ángel fito  (collaborator architect), fran ayala (collaborator architect)
photography: diego opazo

 

art direction: adrián mora maroto
collaborators: sandra insa arquitectura
project management: studio2
built area: 290.5 sqm
interior furniture:
dining room table | tulip table, design by eero saarinen (knoll)
dining room chairs | aluminium chair, design by charles and ray eames (vitra)
chaise longue | blake-soft, design by rodolfo dordoni (minotti)
sofa | hamilton, design by rodolfo dordoni (minotti)
lamps | kelvin led, design by antonio citterio (flos)

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