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Access to the "mata house" and view of the mezzanine gained from the false ceiling.
Access to the “casa mata” and consider of the mezzanine gained from the false ceiling.Asier Rua

Although the RAE defines a casemate as a really resistant vault to put in a number of items of artillery, the “casas mata” – like tufts of grass – had been fashionable properties constructed by hand. Of these constructed within the La Goleta neighborhood of Málaga, only some stay as a result of in the present day on the land they occupy it’s allowed to construct as much as three heights and this has led them to be bought to put money into that land greater than to save lots of its concise, sober and fashionable structure. . In this context, flamencologist Francis Mármol sought the assistance of architect Álvaro Carrillo Eguilaz. Mármol, who has directed the Málaga Flamenco Biennial for years, makes his residing as a language and literature trainer at a public institute within the metropolis. He had simply the cash for the renovation. He wanted to relocate the furnishings he already had. And he wished to rescue the home from he kills by updating it.

Mezzanine that replaces the old false ceiling.
Mezzanine that replaces the previous false ceiling.Asier Rua

Carrillo Eguilaz proposed additionally benefiting from the unique parts of the home. With solely three home windows, making the house open multiplies the sunshine. Using curtains means that you can make reversible bedrooms. He additionally insulated the roof to dispense with the false ceiling and acquire three meters in peak: the house for the Mármol library. Using sheet steel and T-profiles, he constructed a studying nook that can also be a attainable visitor bed room.

“Here, what has been repaired determines the proposal,” explains the architect. He bolstered the brick pilasters with steel plates and repaired the cracks with low-shrinkage mortar. Carrillo bolstered, increasing it, the connection with the patio that ventilates the toilet and illuminates all of the rooms. The architect explains that by insulating the roof with high-density polyurethane, the home maintains a temperature of twenty-two levels. Thus, the rescue shouldn’t be solely architectural, it’s also energetic and social. Mármol thus has its “kill house” up to date: a twenty first century dwelling with a patio.

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