Family Pantheon, tension of emptiness by Ramón Esteve

Cross. Family Pantheon, tension of emptiness by Ramón Esteve. Photograph by Alfonso Calza
16/04/2018
Family Pantheon, tension of emptiness by Ramón Esteve
[Valencia] Spain
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Cross. Family Pantheon, tension of emptiness by Ramón Esteve. Photograph by Alfonso Calza
This minimalist work, located in Valencia, might seem like a sculpture because of its conception, but it is a family pantheon.
The architect Ramón Esteve presents this atypical pantheon, where the corten steel delimits the space by means of full and empty spaces. A single piece of granite accompanies him and serves as a tombstone to the tomb.

The selection of the material is due to its sobriety and the symbolism that for the architect has the rust of steel, eternity.
 

Description of project by Ramón Esteve Studio

The Family Pantheon has been designed as a place that evokes the memories of several generations. The building has been materialised as a sculptural structure made of two wings converging into a point, thus creating an enclosure that surrounds an area that is opened but defined by the tension generated between void and solid.

We chose austerity as our leading thread s...read more

Architect
Ramón Esteve
Team
Collaborating architects.- Anna Boscà, M
aría Martí, María Parra. Technical architect.- Emilio Pérez
Dates
Project.- 2017
Dimensions
16,4 x 13,1 x13,1 feet
Collaborators
Collaborators REE.- Nacho Poveda
Construction
COVOP
Cross. Family Pantheon, tension of emptiness by Ramón Esteve. Photograph by Alfonso CalzaFamily Pantheon, tension of emptiness by Ramón Esteve. Photograph by Alfonso CalzaEncounter of steel arms corten. Family Pantheon, tension of emptiness by Ramón Esteve. Photograph by Alfonso CalzaCross detail. Family Pantheon, tension of emptiness by Ramón Esteve. Photograph by Alfonso CalzaDetail of joints. Family Pantheon, tension of emptiness by Ramón Esteve. Photograph by Alfonso CalzaFront view. Family Pantheon, tension of emptiness by Ramón Esteve. Photograph by Alfonso Calza

Ramón Esteve Estudio

Ramón Esteve founded the studio in 1991, thinking that architecture was a global discipline. We have been creating a professional team linked by the search of a common objective, being creative through the design of unique spaces, objects and brands. Today, the studio is a place where architects, designers and idea men work together to develop signature projects.

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