IV House in Matola by MESURA

IV House

IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute

IV House, designed by MESURA is an ambitious work marked by its long period of design and building, designed from the location&demand and formalized from its systems&details.

IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute

It is located in the countryside around the city of Elche, in a hot and humid climate and barren landscape.

IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute

The site consists of an existing home in the center of the field, leaving undefined surroundings: bad quality spaces and no exterior-interior relationship.

IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute

The first intention will be to limit the exterior spaces through a new built volume generating a triangulation between this, the existing house and the pool.

IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute

The intention is to separate the lived spaces of intimate spaces in relation to the climate, solar orientation, visual, topography and vegetation.

IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute

The ingredients introduced into the architectural equation (adding to implementation intentions in place and the response to the program) to IV are: structure, human scale, modulation and the atmosphere.

IV House
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All these ingredients are embodied through two main systems in place: Walls + Vaults and service packs.

IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute

The ultimate ambition of the work is to be able to master every centimeter of the final result.

IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute

The details that have been achieved after hours planning and researching the industry, getting define mechanisms, installations views, respect for the existing tree, (both internal and external) carpentry, hardware… Source by MESURA.

IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute

Location: Calle Tamarindos, 3, 03296 Matola, Alicante, Spain
Architects: MESURA
Contractor: Construcciones y rehabilitaciones Mettas
Client: Eduardo y Belinda Iborra Wicksteed
Year: 2015
Photographs: Pedro Pegenaute, Courtesy of MESURA

IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute
IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute
IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute
IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute
IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute
IV House
Photo © Pedro Pegenaute
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Level 01 Floor Plan
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Level 02 Floor Plan
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