Building for four friends in Barcelona, Spain.

Barcelona, Spain
Building for four friends


Building for four friends


The building, with six floors above ground, a basement and a roof terrace with swimming pool, has been conceived from the outset in close relationship with its users. The owners, four couples of friends, organised themselves as a community of neighbours to agree on all the decisions of the project, a habitat that is committed to architectural quality, passive design and sustainability and has an A energy rating.


Architectural Features

The 80 m2 homes have two terraces - one facing the courtyard and the other facing the street - which guarantee cross ventilation. cross ventilation. The living-kitchen-dining rooms are located on the rear façade in direct relation to the building's courtyard. with the courtyard of the building. The living area is extended by the terrace up to the enclosure of the wooden shutters that enclose it. the wooden shutters that delimit it, creating a comfortable "porch" space of light and shade. The longitudinal façade, which incorporates a ventilated staircase, is resolved with a ceramic lattice of the longitudinal façade, which incorporates a ventilated staircase, has a rectangular ceramic lattice that allows for constant natural ventilation and lighting, in compliance with current regulations, while generating different shades of natural light at the entrance.