“-Re” House no. 17 – The Hamster Box

And the hamster box strikes again! Original layout: • Completed: 2009 Surface: 90m² • The issue with these spaces is not that they have enclosed the balcony/loggia with a set of interior glass walls, but that it was not a balcony/loggia to begin with. The space was not designed as an exterior space (which later got enclosed) […]

“-Re” House no. 16 – Just Because

And sometimes I just can’t help it! I have to play with the layout. Original Layout: • Completed: 2004 Surface: 130m² Balcony: 11m² • So, let’s see! First floor: living space, kitchen, a courtyard for light and a bedroom. Second floor: Two bedrooms and a bathroom.  Nothing out of the ordinary here. But there’s a few details […]

“-Re” House no. 13 – Past the Corner…

Ah, the beauty of going the long way around… Original layout: •  Completed: 2007 Surface: 74m² Balcony: 12m² • Just as bathrooms should have a window (with the obvious cases of “there is no way around”), the same way bedrooms should not be accessed through the living room. Why? Pure practicality. You have guests, but one […]