The stone wall that marked the boundaries of the property ran around the whole site, and passers-by could only see the treetops. Although the materiality and the irregularity of the wall geometry gave it a particular character and presence, the planning regulations now in force obliged the street to be widened, making it impossible to preserve the wall. In its absence, the first and greatest challenge for the project was to re-contextualize the plot with a new house that could engage with its surroundings in a coherent, respectful and honest way.
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This book was Commissioned by ‘El Croquis’ publishers.
El Croquis 203 – Harquitectes 2010 – 2020
This monograph is dedicated to the work of Harquitectes between 2010 and 2020. This office was founded by David Lorente, Josep Ricart, Xavier Ros and Roger Tudó in 2000.
20 projects and two essays are presented on this monograph.
Learning to Live in a Different Way. Two Days of Conversations by Cristina Díaz Moreno and Efrén García Grinda.
Wind of Change. A Trip to the Buildings of Harquitectes by Philip Ursprung.
Semi-hard cover – 360 pages
24 x 34 cm – 2,2 Kg