In the gates of one of the oldest territories in Europe, Rubielos de Mora, the entrance of Aragón, holds a rural house, that is both an architecture and design treasure. The location couldn’t be more perfect, as the place where it is located has various accolades, such as the Europa Nostra Award and also, the award of one of the “Most Beautiful Villages in Spain”. Discover Ramon Esteve’s Rural Paradise.
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Vernacular architecture in Rubielos displays eaves, iron fittings, woodwork and stonework, providing an old-time picture frozen in time. That’s why Rubielos de Mora won’t let you remain unmoved, because the spirit of its poetry, carved in stone and forged in iron will forever ask you to come back.
The essence of this Ramon Esteve‘s interior design project is a revision of a stately house, the traditional rural house that forms the old quarter of Rubielos de Mora, the surroundings of this design project.
A HOUSE IN THE OLD QUARTER
The traditional architecture is reviewed with a modern view so the house is integrated into its historical surroundings but it is also
related to our present time. The external façade adheres to the style, materials, colours and proportion between solid and void of
the historic buildings around.
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The façade and party wall of the house are completed according to the alignment of façades, following the guidelines of the old
quarter. The strategy used by Ramon Esteve in the core of the house is not noticeable from the outside. An interior courtyard has been created as a
private universe where the house opens to.
DISTRIBUTION BY LAYERS
The house is an L-shaped dwelling with three storeys. The ground floor is designed as a plinth opening to the street, containing
access and other traditional uses such as the wine cellar and the wood store. The first and second floors contain the living spaces and open to the interior courtyard. The first floor contains the daytime
rooms, so it is more open. The second floor contains bedrooms and a solar lounge terrace.
WARMTH & COMFORT
The materials and the building system used in the construction of the house follow the traditional methods with a modern
language. The resulting building keeps the warmth and comfort of a traditional townhouse. The perfect environment for a quiet
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