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Spanish-Mexican architectural studio Cadaval & Solá-Morales designed a funky two-storey villa overlooking the Mediterranean Sea on Costa Brava. Although it looks like an easy-going, quirky little building upon first glimpse, the designers had to combat with serious geographical and climatic issues.

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The cliffside location is strongly affected by the extreme Tramontana wind, while it’s only little touched by sun radiation. The solution was to build a house that works as a solar collector, makes the most of of sunshine, and waylays wind. In practice this idea was translated to the Sunflower House, composed of 10 cubes, each oriented towards a different viewpoint. The full-fledged windows are made of glass usually used for skyscrapers, making them resistant to adverse weather conditions.

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Interior-wise, the aesthetic of the outside white cube is repeated. The white walls are paired with dark but sparse furniture; the main role here is definitely taken by the impressive view of the Mediterranean Sea. The standard square structure works as a frame around the sublime sight of the immense water.

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Source: Dezeen

Residential , Cadaval & Solà-Morales , Spain , Coastline

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