An international architectural firm ABIBOO Architecture has designed an outstanding residence in Madrid for a well-known international sportsman. The residence titled House H is located on a 3,720 m2 (40,000 ft2) plot next to a prestigious golf course in Madrid, Spain. It is designed as the answer to the broad and diverse functional needs of the client.
In the residence, growth occurs in a non-hierarchical order, each space has different characteristics but similar importance. The villa is designed as a sponge, with multiple micro-spaces designed especially in relation with sensorial experiences and inter-related to each other.
The ground floor has the typical program associated with a villa along with many patios that make the house look bigger due to its integration with the site. The first floor includes spaces like office, guest rooms and play area. The basement includes spaces associated with oneself (meditation rooms, gym, spa) and with others (party areas and lounges).
The environmental commitment of the project is noticeable not only in the use of eco-friendly materials; the villa also pays special attention to passive strategies that respond to sun radiation, natural light and wind. The design leverages the local micro-climate through the existence of patios, water bodies, natural ventilation strategies and water management solutions while takes advantage of active environmental solutions such as the use of geothermal heat pumps that reduce considerably the CO2 consumption.
LOCATION: Madrid, Spain
COMPLETION DATE: April 2015
AREA: 1,500 m2 (16,145 ft2)
PLOT AREA: 3,720 m2 (40,000 ft2)
ARCHITECT: Alfredo Munoz-Herrero
DESIGN TEAM: Ronan Bola?os, Felipe Samar?n, Jesus Amezcua, Delia Rodriguez, Oscar Hernando, Luis Rocca, Daniel Jimenez, Carla Anton, Jordi Mas, Manel Rio, German Gil, Emiliano D’Incecco, Rodolfo Pomini, Jesus Reyes, Ivan Sanchez, Mariluz Jimeno, Cristina Domecq
STRUCTURES: ABIBOO Architecture & Jorge Torrico + Alvaro Ruiz
MEP: JG Ingenieros, Plenum Ingenieros
LIGHTING: Icon- Akari Ishii & Ilmio Design
FURNITURE: Abiboo Architecture & Ilmio Design
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER: Carlos Garcia
CONTRACTOR: Contratas y Obras
PHOTOS: Jo?o Morgado – Architectural Photography