29_Single house | AARS

2015 Edition, Spain


Project title: Single house

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The project has been submitted by:
 Florencio Sotos Arellano, aars




City: Madrid

Address: Pozuelo de Alarcon



Designer or design team architects:  Isabel Ramos Ausin, Florencio Sotos Arellano: aars


Plot Area: 400 sq.m.

Gross Area: 225 sq.m.

Of which residential:  100%
Public/communal areas:  0%
Facilities for the public: 0%
Business/trade: 0%
Offices: 0%

Number of residential units: 1
Typology of users: families
Total building costs Euros: 275.000,00 €
Building Cost = Total Bulding Cost / Gross Area: 1.222,22 €/ sq.m.
Floor area ratio = Gross Area / Plot Area: 0,56
Work started on date: Sunday, 27th May 2012
Work completion date: Saturday, 15th March 2014


Promoter: Private
Allotment rule: 
Reduction cost percentage compared to the market value:
– assignment: not indicated
– rent: not indicated

Description of the project: 

For the small size of the plot and its position within the urban weft, the identity of the housing is defined mainly by its discretion, formal simplicity and traditional solutions that help you integrate with your immediate environment and result in the maximum pragmatism housing, by a resounding and unified solution, both formally and technically. also it has been studied bioclimatic optimization parameters, through solutions that prevail sustainable energy efficiency, minimizing future maintenance of the building.

LIGHT. the study of space to capture light and bathe the interior. simple architectural operations that enhance the perception of it and help communicate the sensitivity of space.

MATERIALS. sensitive materials to the senses. concrete, stone. only structural envelope of reinforced concrete and covered splint finish, white facades.

FUNCTIONALITY. housing program develops in bright, friendly and flexible stays, which connect visually to facilitate domestic activities. following a traditional pattern of day-night stays, open and continuous structure around the main floor staircase optimizes the use of space and communication between plants, while privacy is preserved stays.

BEHAVIOR energy. housing is an almost passive entity from the point of view of foreign energy dependence [Class A systems have been introduced both local control and remote web. making the project a building with a strong technological.