Casa Montaña

Neoblock Modular
Mariela Apollonio

English clients, in love with Asturias, decide that their second home will be industrialized. Produced within four months in a factory in Madrid and transferred to its final location 600 km away, crossing the Cantabrian mountain range, where it will assemble in only 5 hours.

The project is developed on two levels, with a simple program that groups the installations in one of the three modules of 2.15 x 5.30 m that conform it. The metal staircase is the central element of the dwelling, around which the program runs and which dialogues with the chimney suspended from the living room. The upper floor contains the two rooms, separated by a light polycarbonate wall that sifts the light.

A home for an English landscaper and his family, actively developed with clients, involved in the project from the very beginning outset, showing absolute respect for the rural environment where it is located. A wonderful complex formed by an “hórreo” and a traditional dwelling, in process of rehabilitation is tourist accommodation, that still keeps alive the project.

New ways of conceiving housing, a high-quality product, that tries to approach to the automotive and aeronautics industry, that allows a future growth of the building offers a way of using the space in a much more dynamic, versatile and rational way.

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