House in Mallorca by Alvaro Siza

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Alvaro Siza projected a fragmented composition volume, inspired by the rock surrounding landscape, that extends over the hill to the sea.

*UPDATED* Now with plans of the house and an elevation.

The volume consists of three large blocks, which are subdivided into several smaller pieces. The connection between the separate volumes is made by crossing gap between them.

The East Block contains the main entrance, the master bedroom, the guest room and a ladder. The West Block, that serves as the central connecting point, has three rooms on the top floor and a lounge/living room adjacent to the courtyard. The North Block serves as “home to home” and contains three rooms.

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Photos by Fernando Guerra

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11 thoughts on “House in Mallorca by Alvaro Siza

  1. Tarek did you find more sections and details I’m looking for details from Siza where can I find them? anoyne knows?

  2. For good sections see book:

    Alvaro Siza
    Private Houses 1954-2004
    By Alessandra Cianchetta & Enrico Molteni
    SKIRA 2004

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