Costa Calsamiglia Arquitecte turned a small measurement warehouse located within the metropolis of Tarrega, Spain into an attractive modern residence.

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Description by Costa Calsamiglia Arquitecte The town of Tarrega is historically a metropolis with an essential business pressure. In 1918 Josep Trepat based an agricultural equipment business that grew shortly and bought all its merchandise all through Spain. Initially , stood in small measurement warehouses inside the city grid of the town. They have been made machines of varied sorts and the primary fashions of agricultural equipment, with out engine, that have been put in on animals . When in 1931 , given the continued progress of the enterprise, determined to maneuver manufacturing to the outskirts of the city , a large number of this warehouses have been freed they usually have been occupied by small enterprise, workshops or used as storage areas. In one among this warehouses is the place the undertaking is developed.The unique concept, appeared within the very first conversations between the architect, Guim Costa, and the inside designer, Oriol Vidal (additionally the proprietor and the longer term consumer) was to preserve the essence of the previous warehouse that had nice historic worth associated to the economic heritage of the town and various fascinating structural parts corresponding to masonry partitions and picket beams, some with typical holes at one finish of which was taken down from the woods of the higher elements of the Pyrenees by the so referred to as “raiers” by way of the river Noguera Pallaresa . Thus, it was determined that the brand new metallic construction have been to be “autonomous” and separated over the previous . The opposite necessary choice, provided that the warehouse had only a few openings to the surface and couldn’t be opened as a result of they have been all get together partitions, until the fa├žade to the road, was to open a big inside patio, round which this system of the home would simply be accommodated. Thus, the 2 principal axes of the undertaking at its inception have been – Respect for the heritage inherited – Seek for mild and air flow by means of a big inside patio These have been the 2 main venture selections. From there this system flowed comfortably. Go to Costa Calsamiglia Arquitecte

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