Sliding polycarbonate panels open up facade of Barcelona house by H Arquitectes

Sliding polycarbonate screens are set in front of the windows covering the stepped facade of this house in Barcelona by Spanish studio H Arquitectes. The property was designed by H Arquitectes for a plot on a street corner in the Cerdanyola del Vallès district, north of the city centre. The small site previously formed part of the garden of a house occupied by

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H Arquitectes upgrades 1950s school building in Spain with a new facade

Spanish studio H Arquitectes has renovated and extended a tired mid-century school building in Catalonia, adding a new facade of concrete blocks and slatted screens (+ slideshow). H Arquitectes was tasked with reviving a 1959-built structure at the 906 School in Sabadell, just outside Barcelona. The aim was to improve the facilities used by pre-school children and introduce some additional outdoor spaces. The More

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Casa 1217 by H Arquitectes features rooms that can be indoors or outdoors

Both levels of this holiday house on Spain’s Costa Brava feature rooms that can be completely opened out to the elements, allowing residents to make the most of good weather (+ slideshow). Designed by Barcelona studio H Arquitectes, Casa 1217 is a private retreat for a couple in the seaside town of L’Escala. The clients wanted to take advantage of More

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H Arquitectes inserts courtyard home between two existing Spanish houses

A red brick wall spans the gap between two crumbling facades on a street in Catalonia, hiding a home by H Arquitectes with two courtyards and a central garden (+ slideshow). Wooden gates slide back from the lower storey of the brick facade, situated just outside Barcelona in the centre of the old city of Granollers, into an enclosed […]
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