28 May Nueva vivienda unifamiliar en Alicante
Design for new build in Alicante
On a sloping site in a residential area in Alicante, a single family home was to be designed, offering the owners both privacy and openness. The resulting contemporary design shows a closed stone facade at the entrance level that provides privacy and a strong base from which the home transforms to openness and transparency on the upper levels as it breaks out onto the private garden and pool behind.
An internal courtyard penetrates through the upper floors, allowing natural light into the centre of the home. On the living floor the courtyard subtly separates the living, dining and kitchen spaces, whilst defining the access to the bedrooms on the floor above.
Floor to ceiling glazing slide away in the dining and living areas to open onto outdoor dining and lounging spaces next to the swimming pool. The pool appears to come into the house as it continues upto the full height glass wall and is sheltered by the overhanging volume of the bedroom above.
The result is a highly contemporary home spread over four floors that effortlessly negotiates the changing levels of the site and provides a delicate blend of privacy and views.