House on the Cliff by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Category: Houses Published on 19 Nov, 2012 Tags: , , , , , ,
1-house-on-the-cliff-by-fran-silvestre-arquitectos

This monolithic house in Alicante by Spanish studio Fran Silvestre Arquitectos features an 18-metre-long balcony that offering spectacular sea views that it invites one to spend time, relax and do nothing.

Due to the steepness of the plot and the desire to contain the house in just one level, it was chosen a three-dimensional structure of reinforced concrete slabs and screens adapting to the plot’s topography, thus minimizing the earthwork. This monolithic, stone-anchored structure generates a horizontal platform from the accessing level, where the house itself is located. The swimming-pool is placed on a lower level, on an already flat area of the site.

The concrete structure is insulated from the outside and then covered by a flexible and smooth white lime stucco. The rest of materials, walls, pavements and the gravel on the roof maintain the same colour, respecting the traditional architecture of the area, emphasizing it and simultaneously underlining the unity of the house.

(Click images for full size photos)

images © Diego Opazo

Recommended:

Atriumhaus Händelallee by bfs design
Edgeland Residence by Bercy Chen Studio
Cala D’or House in Mallorca by Flexo Arquitectura
Casa Xonar by Arnold Aarssen & Janneke de Bruijn-Haane
Tower House by GLUCK+
Green Orchard by Paul Archer Design
Forte, Gimenes e Marcondes Ferraz Arquitectos: Loft in Itaim
White Cave House by Takuro Yamamoto Architects
Tree Snake Houses by Luís Rebelo de Andrade + Tiago Rebelo de Andrade
House in Ishikiri by Tato Architects
San Francisco Loft by LINEOFFICE Architecture
Bezos Center for Innovation - MOHAI
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport – Terminal 2 by SOM
estudiHac designs Estado Puro gastrobar by Paco Roncero, Ibiza
Till House by WMR Arquitectos
Le Mistral gift shop in Tokyo by JP architects
Tsubomi House by Flat House, Tokyo
Ikanos Restaurant Montréal by Blazys Gérard
Miu Miu Aoyama Store by Herzog & de Meuron, Tokyo
Nahahum Cabin by Balance Associates

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


one × 8 =

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

 

Submit Your Work