“COPY” Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Houses Spain Manufacturers: Stua, VitraAuthor:Enrique Jerez AbajoAssociate Architect:Jesús Alonso RuizCollaborators Architects:Koldo Fernandez Gaztelu, Catarina Isabel Faustino MotaRigger:Iván Poncelas RamónConstruction:Construcciones Gesdesbur SL, BurgosConstruction Manager:María Paz de QuevedoStructure:Prodabis Ingeniería de Estructuras (David Manso)City:BurgosCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Javier BravoRecommended ProductsDoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82WoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformDoorsSolarluxBi-Folding Doors – EcolineWoodLunawoodThermo Timber and Industrial ThermowoodText description provided by the architects. P and I are our clients, who owned a house with a piece of land at this district promoted by Obra Sindical del Hogar (OSH), inaugurated in 1946 and located in the southwest of the city of Burgos.Save this picture!© Javier BravoThe original houses are very interesting: modest, rational, with a simple construction and based on what could be considered as a vernacular or popular architecture. Unfortunately, nowadays the district is very deteriorated, given that some new houses have been built without any link nor sensitivity to the pre-existence. So, sometimes, the district is unrecognizable.Save this picture!AxonometricaBeyond giving a specific answer to a particular problem, the project proposes a posible solution for future interventions at this district, trying to coordinate new construction with respect for original architecture and urbanism. The project assumes some principles from traditional architecture to adapt them to the present. This way, the old and the new establish a dialogue based on logic, naturalness and tolerance.Save this picture!© Javier BravoGiven than P and I’s old house was almost in ruins, together with its small dimensions (50m 2 in one floor), it was necessary to build a new house according to their needs. One of the most singular needs was the presence of 2 studios, one for print with a press and the other for carpentry.Save this picture!© Javier BravoLike the old house, which consisted of 2 pieces with an open space between them, the new house is based on a central patio which links the different spaces around it. Trying to take advantage of the strict urban regulations, which demanded that the new house should be attached to its neighbour, this connection is made by the garaje, allowing to free the main volumen, with 2 floors, and open windows in every façade.Save this picture!Planta 0Save this picture!Planta 1The main volumen, to the northern street, contains the print studio and the night area, while the secondary volumen, to the southern garden, brings the day areas together in an only space. Both volumens are related spatially and visually through the patio, that welcomes people in the pedestrian access and works as a filter between the garden and the print studio, always through the living room. From the main volume’s second floor, and over the secondary volume’s roof, it is possible to enjoy Arlanzón’s wooded riverbank, which flows in the south of the site.Save this picture!© Javier BravoEnvironmental principles are very important in this project, thanks to its high insulation (15-20cm), adjustable solar protection to the south (blinds, sunshades, grape leaves), natural air circulation or biomass and firewood heating.Save this picture!Sección transveral 01Save this picture!Sección transversal 02The metal structure can be seen in the main spaces thanks to profiled steel deckings, painted white. At the same time, there is a lower ceiling at the level of the doors and the windows, linked to storage (wardrobes and shelves), systems and circulations.Save this picture!© Javier BravoRemembering the original ones, the new house has whitewashed façades, Campaspero limestone wainscots and reddish tile roofs. Inside the house, spaces with water are covered by traditional green tiles. Above all, we have tried that P and I identify with their house, and that with the use and the passing of time they turn it into their home.Project gallerySee allShow lessROOM Concept Store / Maincourse ArchitectSelected ProjectsThis Photographer Brightens Up Mundane German Architecture with a Jolt of ColorArchitecture News Share PI House / Enrique JerezSave this projectSavePI House / Enrique Jerez Save this picture!© Javier Bravo+ 33 Share PI House / Enrique Jerez “COPY” CopyHouses•Burgos, Spain Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/806704/pi-house-gaztelu-jerez-arquitectos Clipboard Year: 2016 ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/806704/pi-house-gaztelu-jerez-arquitectos Clipboard Area: 200 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: Enrique Jerez Area Area of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeEnrique JerezOfficeFollowProductsGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesBurgosSpainPublished on March 17, 2017Cite: “PI House / Enrique Jerez” [Casa PI / Enrique Jerez] 17 Mar 2017. 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