Guinovart Florensa Residence by Cadaval & Solà-Morales

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Project: Guinovart Florensa Residence
Designed by Cadaval & Solà-Morales
Location: Canejan, Vall d’Aran, Spain
Website: www.ca-so.com
The project seeks to recuperate the construction values of an old existing vernacular house which was made out of dry stone, a traditional technique of the area of great tectonic value. However the distinctive attributes inherent to this construction technique (compactness, massiveness, minimum openings, obscure interiors, weight) deny the extraordinary environment where it is located: on top of a mountain, with views to 2 different valleys that are faced by the two only façades of the house. Continue for more after the jump:

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Photo Credits: Santiago Garces