Sanchis Olivares completes minimalist Brick Home residence in Spain

Sanchis Olivares completes minimalist Brick Home residence in Spain

Spanish follow Sanchis Olivares used white clay bricks for this residence within the suburbs of Valencia, which options an out of doors meals preparation space and oven for cooking the town’s regional dish, paella.

The dwelling, named Brick Home, occupies an extended, slender web site close to the town of La Eliana that was previously used as a tennis court docket and is sheltered by timber round its perimeter.

Exterior image of the rear of Brick House and its swimming pool
Brick Home was designed by Sanchis Olivares

Organised alongside a central “backbone”, the house is wrapped by minimal, white brick partitions, enclosing sure areas of the house. Others are opened up with courtyards, low benches and counter tops that purpose to create “human-scaled” communal areas.

“The shortage of collective life within the streets of this city mannequin leads us to a typology that appears inwards, defending and enclosing the outside house in quest of the consumer’s relationship with it,” defined the follow.

Exterior image of an outdoor dining area at the brick-clad Brick House
It’s positioned within the suburbs of Valencia

“On the east facade there are openings, gaps and a courtyard that permit morning gentle to enter the rooms, whereas on the western facet there’s a flat, opaque facade that seeks shelter from the solar beneath the encircling vegetation,” it continued.

“The dimensions of every [brick] permits us to approximate the volumetric forcefulness that defines the outside picture of the undertaking to the human scale.”

Exterior image of the entrance to Brick House
Gaps and openings within the partitions of the constructing speak in confidence to courtyards

Entry to the house is through a deep, sheltered cut-out in its facade, resulting in the principle en-suite bed room and examine and two additional bedrooms on the primary flooring, which overlook the road by means of a single sq. window.

A central hall runs by means of the house from north to south, linking the extra non-public areas on the entrance of the house to a big, L-shaped residing, eating and kitchen space on the rear and permitting air to flow into by means of the house.

Sliding glass doorways join this house to a concrete patio with a swimming pool, outside bathe and a paellero – an out of doors cooking house sheltered from the southern solar by a pergola constructed from pine slats.

The tall white chimney of this outside oven creates a focus within the backyard of the house, rising alongside a low part of wall that creates a bar and preparation space subsequent to a seating space.

Glass sliding doors open up to a covered outdoor dining area at Brick House
The house has a minimal and simplistic end

“[The home] culminates within the vertical aspect that shapes the paellero, a key aspect in Valencian social life,” stated the follow.

The simplicity of the outside is carried by means of to the interiors, with pale picket flooring, white partitions and hid storage framing deep-set home windows and doorways.

Interior image of a white kitchen area at the Spanish home
The residing space is L-shaped in plan

Elsewhere in Spain, an out of doors cooking space additionally featured in structure studio Jordi Hidalgo Tané’s extension including a subterranean concrete annexe to a rural stone constructing in Navvara.

Spanish architects Marià Castelló and José Antonio Molina embedded a concrete household residence in a rocky web site overlooking the ocean in Costa Brava.

The images is by Álvaro Olivares.

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