MG08 Housing / BURR Studio
Textual content description supplied by the architects. MG08 is an architectural intervention to generate a versatile dwelling, able to being subdivided into completely different models, relying on the wants of its tenants.
For many individuals, constructing their very own home is probably the most vital private funding they’ll ever make. The truth is, it is among the most anxious durations in a mean particular person’s life. As a consequence of this example, many individuals flip to conservative housing fashions, interesting to the closest references they’ve, which is often the household house they grew up in. In lots of circumstances, individuals search for a spot the place they’ll stay for the remainder of their lives, although their lives can change enormously in lots of features, such because the variety of members of the family, socioeconomic circumstances, mobility, or well being standing, amongst many others. A home ought to due to this fact be able to reworking or adapting to the modifications of its inhabitants as an alternative of being an invariable aspect.
María Guerrero is a home that was born cut up into two. So as to have the ability to afford the acquisition and development prices, the inhabitants of this mission begin their life on this house by occupying half of the home and renting the opposite half as an impartial house. The separation between the 2 areas is made by an acoustic safety wall, which will be partially or completely demolished so as to add house from one dwelling to the opposite. The mannequin can evolve parallel to the financial or spatial wants of the inhabitants, in order that house will be unified right into a single unit for a time period, to turn out to be two impartial areas once more sooner or later. The morphology of this house, adjusted to the construction of the constructing underneath which it’s positioned, permits the areas to be partially modified, permitting one dwelling to be prolonged to the detriment of the opposite, with out the necessity to straight unify them in a single piece. This course of could possibly be steadily reversed if the financial wants of the inhabitants once more require further revenue for a time period by renting a part of the house.
The mission occupies a floor flooring house, which beforehand sheltered completely different industrial, industrial, or sportive makes use of, whose remembrance is guided the fabric choice akin to a yellow tiled wall correct of a gymnasium locker room or the usage of cement-like supplies and coverings on flooring and partitions, to be able to create a uncooked, unfinished situation, particularly for these components which are meant to be eliminated, such because the dividing wall. Interior courtyards of each models occupy the house that was previously a small industrial constructing coated by a gable roof, whose picket construction has been preserved.
The kitchen mission was developed with CUBRO, which specialised in producing customized kitchens out of normal IKEA models, to be able to create an out-of-scale kitchen: a floor-to-ceiling construction that goes from being a kitchen to a storage aspect for the remainder of the home.