House in Mallorca by Alvaro Siza

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 Read more […]
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Sports Center Llobregat by Alvaro Siza

Alvaro Siza projected the Sports Center Llobregat using a group of large interlocking volumes of white concrete in the Barcelona suburb of Cornella, Spain. Each one of this concrete boxes express the primary programmes within: a rectangular box is used for the 2.500 seat sport hall, an oval drum for the swimming pool and a long bar for the ancillary facilities. Two skylights cut into the ceiling fill the souther end with a soft glow, drawing you down towards the swimming pool entrance. Read more […]
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