Ribela Home by Trespes Arquitectos

Ribela Home is a lovely courtyard home positioned in Coles, Spain, designed in 2021 by Trespes Arquitectos.

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The home in Ribela is the results of an intense dialogue; first, in regards to the choice between two households who determine to share a plot and, second, the atmosphere.

Integrating the house into the panorama is a design choice. The plot kinds a part of the restrict of the agricultural nucleus and an effort is made to attenuate its panorama affect. It is a very anthropized territory. The agricultural terraces, so widespread on the banks of the Miño and Sil, confirmed us how the insertion of the home ought to be within the topography.

The intersection of the panorama and the connection between the three predominant items (Current Home, New Home and Pool) causes the necessity to acquire a typical “0 stage”. Thus got here the concept of ​burying the home and making a restricted and intimate house for the brand new residence.

The proposal is predicated on the structure of a standard home from the southern a part of the province of Ourense, which is laid round a courtyard enclosed by giant partitions. On this typology, the entry is thru a big wood gate. Subsequent to this wall have been the providers [Bodega, Alpendres y Almacenes] and the Hórreo. From the patio, a staircase led to the home on the highest flooring, under the stables.

The excavated patio of the home works precisely the identical, the service rooms [Garage, Installations / storage room, Multipurpose room, Kitchen, Toilet, Playroom and Laundry room] open to it. Quite the opposite, the served areas [Living Room and Bedrooms] open onto the plot. The staircase goes as much as the watchtower that’s the walkable inexperienced roof, an unbelievable place to get misplaced considering the gorgeous meander of the Miño river.

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The home adapts to the atmosphere, closes to the north and opens to the south [breaking the corners of the living room and bedrooms]. Cross air flow is sought [Patio-Plot]. The encompassing terrain protects it and offers inertia to the rooms that regulate the inside temperature. The home shall be loved in a different way relying on the time of the day and time of the 12 months.

Within the scorching summers of Ourense, life takes place contained in the patio within the morning. Within the afternoon, the kitchen terrace and the swimming swimming pools are essentially the most privileged locations. In winters, the rooms usually are not shaded by the width of the patio, making the plot essentially the most used outside house.

Images by Iván Casal Nieto

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