UNDER THE BRIDGE

  There are projects for which a story needs to be constructed; sometimes an invisible friend whom we can ask questions to get the answers we so desperately need. And there are others in which this friend is already present … Continued

RUDOLSO HOUSE

  I could talk to you about the way the vaults were formed; about the way the flooring tiles were manually kilned in a wood-fired oven; about the appreciation for the work of the stonemasons, who laid each stone thinking … Continued

THE CHICKEN COOP

  Chuck, chuck, chuck…  called the landscape of our childhood. And we approached that wild chicken coop. It offered us a roe deer that observed us, a green woodpecker that was blending with the background and several gardeners that gave … Continued

A PASSAGEWAY HOUSE

  On a rectangular plot of land on the banks of a river, we are to work out a compact house: a prismatic volume determined by the limits of the urban planning regulations that we will willingly accept and exhaust. … Continued

THE HUT OF PERER

  An architectural object that identifies a landscape, a landmark for the people of the place, a hood that protects the precious treasure of memory. A hut that by now only contained poetry, brick pillars hanging from the sky, an … Continued

THE POPULAR HOUSE

  Back in Olot of the 1920s, while Manuel Malagrida was building the Eixample Malagrida or “of the rich”, Rafael Arau was urbanising the Eixample Popular or “of the poor”. And in this neighbourhood, between different typologies and gradients to … Continued

THE BARNYARD OF A FARMHOUSE

  At the barnyard of La Moixina, no one beats out buckwheat anymore. Today, however, this traditional social meeting place is more necessary than ever: to have a chat, to ask about your life, to look into your eyes, not … Continued

LA MARE DELS OUS

  Un galliner és una llar per a les gallines, una fortificació per al gorja blanc, una fàbrica d’ous per a qui les cuida i una altra arquitectura per al paisatge. Aquest artefacte quotidià, sovint construït a partir d’una composició … Continued

THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW

  1921. Eixample Malagrida of Olot. At the height of the construction boom of bourgeois summer houses in the neighbourhood, the architect Isidre Bosch designed this house for the “American” Gratacós. He aimed to give it the appearance of an … Continued

KNOT HOUSE

  When a plot of land only has the tiresome task of resolving the duality of the alignments of an urban framework, the only thing missing is that a house has to be built on top of it! Yes, this … Continued