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Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Spanish architect Javier Peña of Xpiral has completed two houses in Murcia, Spain, with the lower volume built from stacked ceramic wine racks.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Called Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada, the project comprises two residences, with one cantilevered above the other.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Some of the holes in the wine racks that make up the lower level are plugged with coloured ceramic tiles.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Photographs are by David Frutos.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Here's some more information, written by María José Marcos:


Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada (2004-2009)

The two houses are built in height, using the full width of the parcel.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

The architect named this concept as “vivienda atresada”, exploring the concept of geminated houses in height.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

The house that develops from the facade of the main street is named as house of the ´land´, while the house “sky” is facing the mountain.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

The innovative facade is made wine rack made of ceramics with circular tiles that close the holes of the wine racks, controling the visual and climate permeability of the house.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

These ceramic pieces are an innovative design of Xpiral Office.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Architect: Javier Peña. XPIRAL

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Program: two private houses

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Collaborators: Jesús Galera.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Year: 2009

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Client: Private.

Torreagüera Vivienda Atresada by Xpiral

Location: Torreagüera, MURCIA, SPAIN

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