Housing in Carabanchel by Amann, Cánovas y Maruri.
The proposal is not built from the review of the traditional housing block but from the attributes of the slab of minimum width perforated with through holes.
The flat is a house with a yard. This small house garden is linked to the interior of the block, the street and the living room. The yard is a sunny place in the winter and cool place in the summer. With cross views of the inside and outside of the block, the garden and the street, light and shadow.
Photos by Reinis Hofmanis. From the series ‘Vende”, Portugal, 2012
”After the burst of the bubble in the real estate business the landscape is dotted with unfinished construction objects, half-finished private houses and unused land. The objects marked with “For Sale” notices are one of the most obvious consequences of crisis in landscape. “