The luxury modern house is located in a peaceful neighbourhood called La Cañada, Valencia. The plot is rectangular-shaped, placed in the corner of two main streets and with two boundary walls  towards neighbours.

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Architect: Antonio Altarriba Comes, Arquitecto
Location: Paterna, Valencia, Spain
Year: 2017
Area: 459.64 sqm
Collaborators: Raimon Espasa, Rosa Lafuente,  David López, Álvaro Mendez, Marta Ramón,,Jesús Sancho-Tello, Javier Córcoles
Photography: Diego Opazo

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

From the architect: The main idea of the project is making up a building with two clearly distinct volumes, in shape and materials, which are related within themselves by emptying them as a sculpture, using patios and double heights.

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

The volume below, made by white mortar, is where the common elements of the house are placed. It is designed to be an intimate space for users, neglecting the high traffic road and taking advantage of the North-South orientation.

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

However, the first floor is an irregular volume, made up in stone, that homes the main room and two single rooms.

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Finally, the basement has a garage, a living room and an installation’s room.The spatial relationship between the two volumes, thanks to the emptying of spaces and double heights, enables the connection at all times. This feature, added to the opening areas exterior-interior and orientation, had been the essential guide during the creation of this project.

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

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Modern house in La Cañada by Antonio Altarriba Arquitecto

The house is located in a peaceful neighbourhood called La Cañada, Valencia. The plot is rectangular-shaped, placed in the corner of two main streets

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