Living in a holiday house all year round
Collusion between the interior and the exterior is the driving force behind the inspiration for “Maison de Vacances” (2015), a family home in Barcelona. The headline gives us a premonition of the design of this family maisonette whose owners’ goal is to escape from the day-to-day stress of the big city.
“To live in a house where everything has its raison d’être and nothing needs an explanation”
The Catalonian interior architect has designed a diaphanous space that embraces the terrace to convert the top floor into a single in-out volume that integrates both spaces into one essence. Two lacquered MDF cubes create two family intercourse areas – the kitchen and living room in the interior – and two recreation areas in the exterior.d living room in the interior – and two recreation areas in the exterior.
The kitchen plays with interior-exterior symmetries to ensure that the dining table belongs equally to both areas. Moreover, the living room features a central fireplace that contributes a comfort factor while aesthetically enriching both points of view. The ground floor is devoted to two suites, both endowed with full bathrooms.
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