Open structures that mediate between landscape, topography and building enable the ‘outside living’ so characteristic of the mediterranean climate.
The intervention consists of a refurbisment and an extension that together form one gesture that embraces the landscape.
Both traditional and contemporary shapes are synthesized by the use of local materials and techniques, such as the pine and the marés.
In the interior, warm ceramics, lime render and wood create a natural, fine-grained backdrop.
The local marés sandstone, known for its low CO2 footprint, warm tones and dignified erosion, is the principal material of the exterior.
The topography of the Sa Coma valley is defined by its few buildings and lush flora, the result of an abundance of groundwater and seasonal torrents.