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Love House

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nodo 17 Arquitectos, Carlos Arroyo, Eleonora Guidotti
location Alcobendas
function private house
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We received the assignment to construct a wedding present. Not an object, but a place. A single place for only two persons: a love house. It is hidden in a forest conserved miraculously in the heart of La Moraleja, Madrid. Simply with a curtain we created the place. A translucent curtain that gathers a world of reflections and shades. The Love House dissolves in its surroundings. It proposes a reading in constant mutation with the oaks, the firs, the rockroses… The curtain, as well; it surrounds the intimate space of both; almost like a low fog that insinuates the continuous movements of the interior: the arrival, the water, the reflection, undressing, jacuzzi, the bedroom,... But everything is not continuous. Hairy boxes close the most intimate of each one. They are covered with vegetation and they insert a piece of forest in the house. The transparencies, the sun, the reflection, the curtain, the colors of the sedum...

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Love House
Calle la Veredilla 5
Project is not public!
How to get there? Alcobendas is a suburb of Madrid. The house is located in the area La Moraleja
Completion 2005
Main designer, Architectnodo 17 Arquitectos
ArchitectCarlos Arroyo
ArchitectEleonora Guidotti
structural engineerJoaquín Antuña
Client Clarence Clyde Seedorf
Project ID 2135
Latitude/Longitude 40°30'59N 03°37'51W
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