From the architects: This recreational house is built on an old majada, as stone sheds are known in the Sierra de Aracena, auxiliary buildings that serve as pantry, chicken coop or for storing implements. ...continue reading "Proa House: an old fold converted to a home by GÓmez & GOrshkova in Cortelazor, Huelva"
Estate for sale in Álora (Málaga province). House: 207 sqm, plot: 6,496 sqm, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, swimming-pool, gardens
The Costa del Sol is still the number one choice in Andalucía by a long way when it comes to attracting foreign property buyers.
Between January and July this year, there were 4,978 registered real estate transactions to non-Spanish purchasers in Malaga province, an increase of 16.9% on the same period in 2015.
According to official Spanish government data, this accounts for 70% of the residential properties sold to foreigners throughout the whole of Andalucía.
On a regional level, the number of properties bought by foreigners in Andalucía increased by 18.9% in the first six months of this year. The 5,973 transactions in the same period in 2015 rose to 7,105 sales in 2016.
...continue reading "Seven out of ten properties sold to foreigners in Andalucía are located in Málaga province"
The building is located in Almonte (Huelva), on the site of an old winery. It has the challenge of integrate the existing old buildings, declared as cultural interest, and being part of a cultural complex of a total of three buildings and a common space. This space turns into the main place of the town and an important meeting area.
An opportunity to work on light, material and space. The path chosen to work on these concepts, is the contrast. Contrast between outside and inside, between old and new, including a monumental scale and human scale. And the journey as the thread that sews and explains the intervention. A large area covered with large proportions and controlled height works as a high threshold. A monumental scale lobby welcomes the visitor showing the scale of a public building.