House of giants architecture in Valencia - Sets itself as a singular construction on this historical area. Its innovation, far from using vogue solutions completely out of context and place

House of giants architecture, Valencia

House of giants architecture


House of giants architecture Valencia ́s famous fisherman’s neighborhood of El Cabañal,

House of giants architecture, Valencia – Sets itself as a singular construction on this historical area. Its innovation, far from using vogue solutions completely out of context and place, comes from the deep update of the history that takes place in this building. INSTAGRAM

Iterare Arquitectos Studio, Valencia

House of giants architecture, Valencia
House of giants architecture in Valencia

Without oversimplifying or stylizing, the task was to bring up with an updated contemporary proposition, all those materials and construction techniques of the Mediterranean, those of the local people and local industry, efficient and responsible, those that stood the test and weight of time with great dignity. House of Valencia

House of giants architecture Valencia

And so all over the house natural stone from the area, earthy lime plaster, reclaimed wood from the very building, and other such materials and traditional techniques are used though with a contemporary understanding of them, not being a call to the past but a hint to the future.

House of giants architecture, Valencia
House of giants architecture in Valencia

It was a kind of precedent aiming to update the built heritage of the neighborhood, thus preparing it for its future; without overwriting, insulting, or perverting any of the aspects of its past. Spatially, the interior staircase connecting each level is, with no doubt, the key element of the house.

House of giants architecture Valencia

Traveling it becomes a sensual experience; walking through a cave completely covered with natural stone, rich in reflections, light, and shadows over the walls and steps. READ ABOUT CATALAN ARCHITECTURE

House of giants architecture Valencia

On the facade, the owner, also a local artist engraver, will give the house its name, for his work in the shape of figures of Giants, is engraved on the stone and glass. READ THE PARADISE OF COLORS

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This way the house links itself with those ancient buildings still present in the area, with a symbolic decoration that was part of their owner’s particular persona. READ THE COWORKING SPACE

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