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El Garaje is a automobile restore store remodeled right into a residing house, surrounded by a parking ramp all alongside its perimeter. The house spans between the road and the courtyard.

Rather than the outdated storage door, there’s now a galvanized door in a blue body and glass bricks. Two extra openings are inserted within the brick facade for added mild and air flow. From the road, this palette of supplies signifies what’s going to occur on the within. Contemplated from the inside, the façade frames partial fragments of the city context and regulates the levels of intimacy required between the home and the road.

The brink house works as an anteroom to the kitchen and affords a multipurpose space: it could double its floor through the day whereas at evening a big sliding door closes off the kids’s room.

The brand new house is designed as a related assortment of rooms: it has no hall however depends on two central areas housing the kitchen and the eating room, performing as the guts of the home.

Geared up partitions, that comprise installations, and space for storing, outline the sequence of rooms and body the diagonal views between them. The partitions are constructed from commonplace concrete blocks with ceramic tiles on the corners which make sure the blocks are by no means lower. The nook decorative element outcomes from an economic system of means which then works as a fixing level for {the electrical} set up. The proportion of the areas is straight associated to the concrete blocks’ sizes.

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The home is an experiment of the probabilities of organizing a up to date typology based mostly on an additive system of rooms of comparable proportions, the place operate doesn’t dominate the design.

Images by Luis Asín

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– by Matt Watts