Casa Farol / Lantern Home is a stunning brick home positioned in Griñón, Madrid, Spain, designed in 2022 by Muka Arquitectura.
Other than being our refuge, a home should relate to town and generate new encounters with the city context during which it finds itself. But, on the identical time, it should categorical a sure enigmatic notion of what goes on behind its partitions and enclosures.
This challenge affords a brand new perspective on the extent to which the exercise in the home needs to be seen from the road and the functioning of the home shielded from the remainder of its neighbours.
Within the Casa Farol or Lantern Home, points surrounding how the constructing needs to be positioned inside the municipality and user-home interactions ought to develop have been resolved utilizing a conventional materials: ceramic. Whereas human life, in its essence or primary wants, has not modified a lot over latest centuries, social points have modified considerably, shifting in the direction of ever-increasing complexity. The shape [KMP1] of those new conditioning elements affords, in distinction to our advanced modern home life-style, a easy, suspended field, with outlined edges and limits, manufactured from clay. It organizes the plot, the dwelling’s makes use of, the privateness of its customers and, above all, the sunshine.
The strain between the clay and the void permits the sunshine to vibrate and be formed. As with sound in wind devices, the place the air passes by way of the holes to modulate melody, the crimson materials extracted from the earth and cooked in kilns since historical instances affords a variety of experiences to the consumer by way of the hyperlink[KMP1] between man and matter, increasing the qualities of the home, which connects us to the deepest a part of the human being.
Pictures by Javier Callejas
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– by Matt Watts