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House in Perbes by Carlos Quintáns

Built for a family of four, the house turns its back to the street and is covered with wavy sheets of zinc, creating a neutral and fort-like impression to passers-by. Its other side is much more open, allowing the spectacular views from the bay to enter the living spaces. 40 percent of the house was built underground in order to prevent heat loss, while granite was used for the walls, which at points are as thick as 40 cm, for the same, energy-saving reasons. Repetitive linear elements such as vertical windows and louvres establish a rhythm that is artfully followed elsewhere in the house’s design.

House in Perbes, Spain, by Carlos Quintáns
Photography by Luis Díaz Díaz, via: Yatzer


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One Response to
“House in Perbes by Carlos Quintáns”

  1. Manuel Cespedes Says:

    Mr. Carlos Quintans your use of straight lines in your work is admirable. I appreciate the simplicity in your architecture. It is obvious that you truly love your craft and take great pride in what you do. I encourage you to keep moving forward and continue to mesmerize your audience with your art.

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