north face
The “NORTH FACE” is a house protected by a climbing wall: wrapped and always wet, where the moss growth on the basatls stones. You will need a “good hand” for climbing it.
The house is devoloped along the “north face” wall, and it works like a thermal protector that receives air from a geothermal pipe and from a solar chimney.
The model shows only a part of the house: the North Face wall.
The main intention is to construct the most natural wall as posible. Almost like we cut a natural cliff and we carry it to the land. It is made of basalt stones and projected concrete.
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2012
Architecture
  • NORTH FACE HOUSE

    The “NORTH FACE” is a houseprotected by a climbing wall: wrappedand always wet, where the moss growth on the basatls stones. You will need a“good hand” for climbing it.

    The house is devoloped along the“north face” wall, and it works like a thermal protector that receives air froma geothermal pipe and from a solar chimney.

    The model shows only a part of thehouse: the North Face wall.

    The main intention is to constructthe most natural wall as posible. Almost like we cut a natural cliff and wecarry it to the land. It is made of basalt stones and projected concrete.
  • initial models
  • ground floor
  • first floor
  • generic section
  • northface wall
  • COMPANY / FIRMNAME: nodo17-architects/ Manuel PérezRomero
    COUNTRY: Spain


    Project Name: North Face
    Location of Site: El Escorial,Madrid


    Design Team:     Félix Toledo Lerín
                                  Jaime Tarazona Lizarraga
                                  Noelia Somolinos
                                  Luis del Rey Cristóbal


    Project Type: Single Family House_
    Site Area: 5100 sm
    Built-up Area: 1000 sm
    Date of completion: UnderConstruction


    3D MODEL: VíctorQuirós Quirós / Jaime López / Jaime Tarazona
    Photographs: nodo17_architects