Matola House by Jaime Sepulcre

09/01/2017
Matola House by Jaime Sepulcre
[Elche, Alicante] Spain
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Matola House by Jaime Sepulcre. Photograph © David Frutos
A house in the countryside of Elche, which is a typological hybrid of many other houses, from Elche to California crossing by the Mediterranean. A house that is aware of its climate and the conditions of its surroundings.
This house, by Jaime Sepulcre, is designed as a house with identity, an almost unique space where kitchen and patio blurring limits and functions. The patio is the center to which everyone looks and the kitchen the command center from where you can control and activate all. A white house, with light.
 

Description of project by Jaime Sepulcre Arquitecturas 

This house is a hybrid of several types of houses: first of all the first thing it wants is to be a "house of the Camp d'Elx", as those still populate the rural districts with its peculiar silhouette, whose traditional architecture makes use of ceramic decks inclined and the deep porches -for shade- oriented at noon; But at the same time it also wants to be a "house-patio Mediterranean", introverted, protected from the outside and purely white; And also has in its genetics a "Californian house", one of those sophisticated houses of the admired modern architecture of Los Angeles -with whom we share Mediter...read more

Architect
Jaime Sepulcre Bernad
Dates
Project year.- 2013 Completion.- 2015
Gross built area
365 m²
Quantity Surveyor
Elena Rogel
Builder
EDIMAC

Sepulcre Bernad

Jaime Sepulcre Bernad was born in Elche (Alicante), Spain, on June 21th, 1972. Architect by the Higher Technical School of Architecture University of Navarra (Pamplona), with Extraordinary End of Career Award. 1998 3rd National Award for Completion of University Studies. 2004 Doctor Architect with the Thesis on Modern Spanish Architecture entitled "César Ortiz-Echagüe and Rafael Echaide...read more