The Black Home / MDAMMM + The Black Home Studio
Textual content description supplied by the architects. The design thought was to maintain the quantity however color every little thing black. The house owners confirmed us the single-family residence they’d simply purchased, on the outskirts of Sant Cugat, in-built 2010, nondescript and with little aesthetic enchantment; the vertical faces have been uncovered brick in ochre tones and all different parts featured totally different gray tones and finishes.
The bottom plan revealed a singular V-shaped geometry wrapped across the backyard, though it was not well-defined by its enclosures. Regardless of this, the inside design was appropriate and match the consumer’s wants.
A 180º design alongside 4 axes. The concept we proposed to the house owners, proper after the primary go to, was the opportunity of redesigning the present quantity with out having to vary it, allowing for that the finishes and colors of the unique supplies chosen, have been now outdated and out of date, which have been what we must adapt and modernise.
Our intervention would draw the eye to the options we discovered fairly fascinating to preserve, leaving the remaining within the background. The core areas on which to construction the reform are: Monochromatism, Accents on the openings, Verticality, Capillarity.
Monochromatism and a couple of. Accents on the openings. We saved the quantity intact within the undertaking, deciding to color all parts black, thus enhancing the connection with the encompassing vegetation. We additionally accented the openings with massive protruding sheet steel angular frames, which undertaking over vertical lathing with hole sections, as a double pores and skin on the constructing. The undertaking appears practically decreased to a graphic signal, monochrome and important, Filippo Poli, photographer.
Verticality. The sections have been specified by totally different cadences and lengths, emphasising and multiplying the façades with many extra vertical planes than the unique.
Capillarity. The separation of the sections from the façade enriches all the constructing, making it lighter and extra mutable. Within the daytime, the casting of shadows varies by the motion of the solar and, at evening, when there isn’t a daylight, it’s illuminated by the inside lighting.