mateo arquitectura slots residential building into barcelona passageway
 
mateo arquitectura slots residential building into barcelona passageway
feb 20, 2014

mateo arquitectura slots residential building into barcelona passageway

mateo arquitectura slots residential building into barcelona passageway
all images courtesy of mateo arquitectura

 

 

 

spanish studio mateo arquitectura has completed a residential building that is slotted into a small passage in barcelona. located in the center of the city, the volume is nestled in between two neighboring structures, which are protected by thick walls and balconies. working with lightweight elements, the façade is designed as a succession of layers – one interior made from glass and stainless steel – and an exterior of wood placed over the top.

 

adhering to a similar language of the surrounding architecture, the fins acts as a filter between the inside and out, and can flexibly be opened and closed. the stacked elevation protects the inhabitants from noise and offers a sense of privacy within this dense urban environment.

 

 


‘residential building in barcelona’
video courtesy of josep lluis mateo

 

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the building has a layered façade, following a similar language to its nearby structures

 

mateo arquitectura slots residential building into barcelona passageway
the structure is located between two existing buildings in a dense urban environment

 

mateo arquitectura slots residential building into barcelona passageway
the wooden fins can be opened and closed

 

mateo arquitectura slots residential building into barcelona passageway
interior view

 

 

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  • nice facade

    spatially… meh.

    dbkii

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