Home Renovation in Cal Drapaire / Parramon + Tahull Arquitectes
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Producers : JUNG, Klein Iberica, Alleluia Cerâmicas, Baxi, equip, Franke, QUICK-STEP, Rock, Raywall video, WISA
Textual content description offered by the architects. The home is positioned in a big block of flats constructed within the early twentieth century on the Gran By way of in Barcelona, on the sting of the mountain of Montjuïc. It’s a very seen constructing attributable to its massive measurement, recognized within the neighborhood as “Cal Drapaire”, and is included within the metropolis’s Heritage Catalog. The developer was a rich ragpicker, Pau Fornt, who constructed this mega constructing with six stairwells, ten flooring excessive and 240 flats for hire. It’s stated that he himself lived within the attic. Though they had been low-income housing, the development was very strong and the areas had been massive in comparison with related estates constructed within the close by Eixample on the similar time. The architect, Modest Feu, is the writer of many attention-grabbing modernist and noucentist buildings, nearly all positioned within the Sants district.
Every stairwell has two flooring dealing with the road (with loads of noise and little solar) and two dealing with the inside of the block (shielded from the noise of Gran By way of and sunny). The home to be renovated corresponds to the final ones, it’s on a excessive ground and has loads of mild.
The intervention in the home relies on taking advantage of the absolute best area, a closed gallery, dealing with south-east, very spacious. The wood exterior carpentry had already been changed in a earlier renovation by one other aluminum with thermal glass and it was thought of affordable to maintain it unchanged.
The positions of the primary lavatory and the kitchen, which is left open, are exchanged. The division between the lounge and the master suite consists of a birch wooden furnishings with sliding doorways and an higher glass panel, which permit to speak each areas in a fluid means.
A number of items of furnishings are made for storage, dressing room and kitchen, combining birch plywood and white colour. All of them are easy furnishings, however made to measure for every area. The uniformity of supplies unifies and provides a way of order to the entire.
The unique flooring was a glued parquet, broken by woodworm, which was fully eliminated. Underneath this was found a quite simple hydraulic ground, unrecoverable because of the glue. A porcelain stoneware ground was put in within the moist areas and parquet in the remainder.