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Box, Forest Cabin

Project timeline

2004 – 2004


Private House

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New Cabaña Change this

Girona, Spain
by Hidalgo Hartmann Change this
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The structure and location of country houses is the result of a century-long study of ways to
overcome conditionings such as topography and climate, and search for integration and
harmony with the surrounding landscape.

Most country houses were built in phases, as one can see in the variety of styles, continuously added. Thus, rural architecture is based on implicit and traditional design processes, which although do not exclude formalization, do limit it to a strong relation with the existing elements. The neutral character of the country houses typology, allowed the introduction of new constructive and decorative elements, as well as the necessary amplifications.

The composition of the three buildings is located in the end of a valley and laid aside a slope in the terrain at north. Consisting of the main house, a hut and a smaller annex, it totally domains the valley that precedes it.



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