Villa on the Mediterranean Sea in Spain
• Villa on the Mediterranean Sea in Spain
Villa El Portet is located on a narrow and elongated plot in the small seaside town of Moraira, Spain. Building area of 1246 square meters designed by Ramon Esteve Estudio. Architects managed to create a studio in house territory own universe, isolated from the outside world.
Elongated shape portion defined contour of the building, consisting of several prisms of different sizes, interconnected and elongated in one long line. The structure is isolated from neighboring houses and opened in the direction of their own garden. Each volume is slightly shifted in relation to the next, allowing to strengthen the relationship between interior and exterior, thus creating a richer space, well lit and ventilated, and also to emphasize the independence of individual rooms without loss of continuity between them. Smaller volumes are only one floor, and they are areas in exercising public functions, such as living room, dining room or kitchen, connected with garden and pool via the console veranda. Large prisms are two floors in the bedrooms are located. space with double height ceiling of prisoners in the central volume closes the entrance and lobby. It towers over the other prisms and highlights the entrance area, marked by a massive stone wall.
The dimensions of the house visually expand by adding garden space, which serves as the perfect backdrop for the villa. Landscape design is subject to the same concept as the configuration of the building, following the extended portion of the form and trying to fit as much as possible the architecture of the surrounding landscape.
Photos: Alfonso Calza