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H贸rreo House is raised on stilts to look out over a nearby forest

February 2, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Stone facade of H贸rreo House

Architect Javier Sanjurjo and architectural design studio Ameneiros Rey have completed an L-shaped house in Vilalba, Spain, featuring living spaces elevated above the ground on pillars to optimise views of the surrounding nature. Berlin-based architect Javier Sanjurjo designed the H贸rreo House for his parents, who still live in his hometown of Vilalba in Galicia, with

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Majoral Tissino Architects adds first-floor courtyard to refurbished Spanish home

February 1, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Sunken living area at Cruilles 2

Barcelona-based Majoral Tissino Architects has modernised a house in the historic Spanish village of Cru茂lles, adding living spaces to the vaulted ground floor and creating a studio that opens onto a secluded terrace. The refurbished building adjoins the clients’ existing property, which Majoral Tissino Architects refurbished in 2013. Connecting the two buildings allowed new and

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Masquespacio designs cavernous restaurant interior that nods to adobe architecture

January 17, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
Interior of adobe-informed restaurant in Valencia

Local studio Masquespacio added undulating, earthy-toned walls to an intimate Valencia restaurant that takes cues from the “organic forms” of Middle Eastern architecture. Living Bakkali is located in the Spanish coastal city of Valencia聽and features bespoke furniture designed entirely by Masquespacio, a design studio known for its use of colour in projects. The restaurant is

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Sara Acebes Anta completes Spanish villa with pared-back colour palette

January 15, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
White villa in Spain

A simple palette of white and grey brings an “atmosphere of calm” to this villa in the outskirts of Valladolid, Spain, designed by architecture studio Sara Acebes Anta. Called Casa Banlusa, the聽single-storey dwelling is divided into separate wings for day and night, arranged in a U-shape around a central courtyard. It is designed by Madrid

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Educan is a multicoloured school “for dogs, humans and other species”

January 3, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Coloured details including red curtain and yellow screen, Educan school for dogs, humans and other species

Dogs aren’t the only animals to get special treatment in this colourful canine training centre near Madrid which was also includes homes for聽birds and bats. Educan is a building designed by two Spanish architects, Eeestudio founder Enrique Espinosa and Lys Villalba, with biodiversity聽in mind. The building is referred to as “a school for dogs, humans

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“The great transformer of Barcelona” architect Oriol Bohigas dies aged 95

December 8, 2021 Rima Sabina Aouf 0
Spanish architect Oriol Bohigas

Oriol Bohigas, the Catalan architect behind the modernisation of Barcelona, has died at the age of 95. Bohigas, who had Parkinson’s disease for a number of years before his death, passed away on 30 November 2021. An architect and urban planner who co-founded the firm MBM Arquitectes, he was best known for his work transforming

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Nanzer + Vitas conceive mountain house in Argentina as a ruined village

December 7, 2021 James Brillon 0
Casa DP exterior at dusk

Argentinian architects Nanzer + Vitas modelled this home in the mountains of C贸rdoba province on a medieval village, clustering together distinct stone volumes with varying heights and roof profiles. Casa DP is located in Capilla del Monte, a mountainous area roughly 100 kilometres north-east of C贸rdoba city. Completed in 2020, the 290-square-metre house was conceived

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Horma Studio designs DM House in Valencia as a “composition of forms and geometries”

December 6, 2021 Jon Astbury 0
White house

A fragmented form finished in white lime render and contrasting terracotta-coloured tiles creates a variety of transitions between interior and exterior at the DM House in Valencia, Spain, designed by local architect Horma Studio. Located close to the coast in Puerto de Sagunto, the dwelling combines a large open-plan living area with guest rooms above

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Exceptional Rustic Mediterranean Pool Villas

November 19, 2021 HD Staff 0

Impressively large rooms with high ceilings and wide windows build these two exceptional rustic Mediterranean style villa designs. A warming palette of natural materials covers each room in the shape of relaxed rattan furniture, jute rugs, rustic wicker pendant light shades, burlap drapes, and hessian throws. Visualised by Anastasia Bulycheva, the texture-rich accessories are met [鈥

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Luxury Stone Home In Mallorca Inspired By Tradition

November 15, 2021 HD Staff 0

Inspired by history and tradition, this 402.37 square metre home is a true piece of the Mediterranean, melding peacefully with the beautiful natural landscape. Created by architectural firm Beef Architekti, this luxury home in Mallorca is respectfully built from local stone to follow along with the traditional stone towns on the island. The stone facade [鈥