spanish architecture firm miel arquitectos in coordination with studioP10 merge traditional with contemporary in their latest refurbished apartment project, piso parlament19. this spanish house is plastered with mirrors along the walls in order to create a sense of openness and flow around the space. in addition to its airy nature, the mirrors reflect natural light throughout the house due to the large windows in each room.


a constellation of golden notes creates a warm atmosphere throughout the apartment
all images © jose hevia

 

 

miel arquitectos‘ piso parlament19 apartment consists of a living and dining room, a terrace, an en-suite bedroom, a kitchen, a bedroom/office and and a large dining area. through a combination of sliding doors and curtains, the various spaces connect and disconnect from the rest of apartment, adapting to either a social or intimate function. additionally, a smattering of golden touches adds warmth and luminosity to the space in the form of structural reinforcements, handles, switches and fissures.


through a combination of sliding doors and curtains, the various spaces connect and disconnect from the rest of apartment


a small opening between the wall connects both the kitchen and the dining area


minimalist suspending lamps are installed throughout the apartment


the orange and yellow accents highlight the rustic nature of the apartment


the mirrors around the house create an optical illusion, making it appear more spacious


the living room’s unchanged ceiling maintains its rustic aesthetic 


bedroom overview


vivid shades of yellow and orange blend with the traditional nature of the brick and wood-clad ceiling


kitchen details
image © asier rua


axonometric view of the apartment
image © miel arquitectos


house plans
image © miel arquitectos

 

 

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edited by: lynn chaya | designboom

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