2016-Low cost mediterranean house_Murcia. Spain.

Low cost mediterranean house. Los Alcázares. Murcia (2016)
SSS_01_2016_low_cost_mediterranean_house_Los_Alcazares_Murcia_03Model main façade view.

When you come across a minimum plot, a tight budget and strict regulations only intensive work, where you have thought and drawn a lot, can give you a successful project able to content the administration, the client and the architecture.

SSS_01_2016_low_cost_mediterranean_house_Los_Alcazares_Murcia_08Plan.

Only 600 m away from a touristic sandy beach in Los Alcázares, in a built environment of 2-story attached family houses, there you find a rectangular plot with a 9.50 m wide main façade and two long boundary sidewalls of 18 m, south-west orientated.

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Cross section.

SSS_01_2016_low_cost_mediterranean_house_Los_Alcazares_Murcia_04Site plan.

SSS_01_2016_low_cost_mediterranean_house_Los_Alcazares_Murcia_10Façade

SSS_01_2016_low_cost_mediterranean_house_Los_Alcazares_Murcia_05Plot.

SSS_01_2016_low_cost_mediterranean_house_Los_Alcazares_Murcia_02Model view.

This stretch of the touristic coastline of the Spanish province of Murcia well-known as Costa Cálida features high average level temperatures and a relative degree of aridity. Precisely this harsh climate alerts us to use the traditional Mediterranean courtyard that masterfully the Spanish architect José Antonio Coderch used in his Costa Brava projects.

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Proposal plan.

This pampered courtyard will provide room enough for a greenish and leafy tree to grow and cash a fresh shadow where setting a table to have breakfast before rushing to the sandy beach and plunge while scorching summer days.

SSS_01_2016_low_cost_mediterranean_house_Los_Alcazares_Murcia_07Façade and sections.

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Model courtyard view.

SSS_01_2016_low_cost_mediterranean_house_Los_Alcazares_Murcia_11Alternative proposal.