ONE-FAMILY HOUSE IN TEIÀThe house occupies the maximum footprint permitted on the plot. Patios are carved out of this dense prism to allow light air to reach the bedrooms and studies. These patios are like exterior rooms that create a private terrace for each room and shields them from an otherwise direct view of the houses on the surrounding plots.
PEREC BOOKSHELF SYSTEM (with carles muro)
Until now, the best shelving systems on the market have largely addressed issues of versatility, load-bearing, assembly etc. When a generic shelf is used for storing books, it performs well either when completely full - not one book can be added or removed- or when it is supplemented with a number of bookends. Otherwise the books lose balance, fall to one side and eventually become damaged. We propose a shelf specifically thought for books; A bookshelf that takes advantage of the weight of the books to achieve a permanent state of equilibrium, regardless of the number of books sitting on the shelf: a living bookshelg. We have simply introduced a small inclination to what traditionally has been the horizontal shelf. The horizontal displacement of the modules allows for the creation of an infinite number of mosaic-like patterns on the wall, as well as accomodating books of different sizes. We presented a series of variations based on the same geometric principle of which the first, PEREC, was produced by PuntMobles (http://www.puntmobles.es/).