Ciudalcampo

Ongoing, Private Client. Private Residence, Madrid

The design draws significantly on local vernacular models which are transformed through the introduction of elements of new materiality and detailing, to create volumes with a contemporary quality of abstraction whose interiors are bathed in light and views.

The house is set within a deep excavation, creating a single storey above ground, including large windows to maximize the potential for interaction between the house and the spectacular surrounding landscape, and a basement level, with a sunken courtyard to the west.

“Variety is the principal ingredient in beauty, simplicity is essential to grandeur.” – W. Shenstone 1714-63