Oslo House

Oslo House by Ramon Esteve Estudio




Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio

The Oslo House is placed on a mountainside, in a residential state surrounded by pine trees and vegetation.

Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio

The dwelling is composed of two overlapped bodies that are set back in order to generate a play of light and shadow.

Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio

This play is reinforced by the openings in the floor slabs, which lean on a stone base adapted to the steep slope of the mountain.

Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio

The house lies gently on the ground, by means of a stone base adapted to the mountainside slope.

Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio

The floor slabs have got openings that allow natural light inside, thus improving the link between interior and exterior.

Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio

The house opens widely as a viewpoint towards the sea, in contrast to the privacy provided by the rear façade, which includes the entrance to the house.

Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio

These two boxes contain the regular rooms of a house. The ground floor is an open space where the common areas are delimited by free-standing elements such as the fireplace.

Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio

The first floor contains the night rooms, including the bedrooms and an outwards-looking terrace.

Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio

The coldness given by the materials of the walls contrasts with the warmth of the interior caused by the use of large wooden surfaces. The structure is displayed on the façade, so we enter the house walking on the slabs.

Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio

The ground floor has been extended to create an outdoor living pool, completed by a swimming pool which blends with the horizon. Source by Ramon Esteve Estudio.

Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio
  • Location: Alicante, Spain
  • Architect: Ramon Esteve Estudio
  • Project Team: Anna Bosca, Maria Martí, Francisco Palomo
  • Collaborators: Tudi Soriano
  • Technical Architect: Emilio Pérez, Carolina Tarazona
  • Area: 448.57 m2
  • Year: 2016
  • Images: Courtesy of Ramon Esteve Estudio
Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio
Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio
Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio
Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio
Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio
Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio
Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio
Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio
Oslo House
Image © Ramon Esteve studio

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