Arquitectura Próxima


Single Family House
Vallgorguina, Barcelona
2007 project -2008-9 building

Owners-SelfBuilders: Peter Mayer, Ester Cantos
Carpenter: Eric Garcia
Technical Team: Valentina Maini, Maren Termens, Xavier Baldrich
Very Great Helpers: Peter's brother, Rikki Nitzkin

Social Features:
#straw bale house in sub-urban area with all legal documentation #1 in spain
#finalist at 2009 technical architects award for innovation in catalonia
#internationals reviews

Material Features:
#greenroof #gray water natural depuration #dry toilet
#strawbale walls and insulation #prefab straw panels
#cork #hemp #foamglass
#clayplaster #limeplaster
#xlm/clt #larch #pine #robinia
#naturals oils #silicat painting

Energy Features:
#biomass #solar hot water