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This house looks the most current rustic style

This house looks the most current rustic style

Located in the town of Pals, in Girona, This house maintains its rustic essence, like others in the region of Bajo Ampurdán. Its construction dates back to 1900, but now it looks modern, after a Brilliant rehabilitation and contemporary interior design. The architect Glòria Duran Torrellas was in charge of the project, which has combined respect for the original structure and natural materials with criteria of sustainability and comfort. Therefore, pavements and roofs were isolated; the old windows were replaced by new ones, with thermal break and reinforced double glazing; all the lighting was designed with LED technology, and solar panels were installed for the production of domestic hot water in the house.

In this rehabilitation, the natural stone recovery in facade and interiors, as well as the one of the old pavements and the ceilings of beams of wood and ceramics, so characteristic of the constructions of the region. Yes the distribution was modified, in part, in order to recover the patio to transform it into a garden with pool, with direct access from the common areas. Therefore, the exterior staircase was demolished and moved inside, the day area was reorganized to connect living room and kitchen with office to the garden, and a service bedroom, a toilet and the garage in the back were relocated of the house

To stand out in the project, the prominence of walls, ceilings and floors, especially in three spaces. In the living-dining room, natural stone is combined with success with a new floor, and maximum clarity is given to the ceiling of beams and vaults to enhance the light. Second, the kitchen gains visual interest by conserving the volta or Catalan vault, which gives shelter to a modern and functional equipment. Finally, the bedrooms on the top floor, where a hydraulic tile floor has been recovered that exudes charm and brings bursts of color and character.

As for the decoration, the white and wood binomino is dominant, but also the fusion of past and present, with a balanced mix of rustic and design styles. The master bedroom, en suite, It's a good example. Its original attic and high-rise roof is maintained, but solutions are projected look current in carpentry and interior of the bathroom.

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The key point in rehabilitation: the interiors open to the outside. In this case, the glass doors connect the living room with the garden patio. Notably, the original natural stone walls and walls has been recovered, but with criteria of sustainability and comfort, the old carpentry has been replaced by another with breakage
thermal bridge and double glazing.
Architect, Glòria Duran Torrellas.
Aluminum doors, from Metallbisbal.

Facade and porch of glazed doors

The garden with swimming pool is also accessed from this porch, with a summer dining room that in turn connects with the kitchen through large glazed doors. On the first floor, after the beautiful gallery with arches, the bedrooms are located. Outdoor furniture, purchased in Graó. On the wall, barbecue designed by the architect and made by Ferros Forjats Genís, with Saron washbasin, from The Bathco, in Tono Bagno.

Rustic and contemporary style lounge

The fusion of rustic and contemporary styles defines the living room: the decoration in white and wood, the luminosity of the ceiling and the refined design of the furniture endow it with a style of rustic essence, but with a modern aesthetic. Sofa Code, from Joquer, and oak tables Naomi, from Ethnicraft, acquired in Graó. Striped cushions, from India & Pacific. Esparto carpet, by Jordi Batlle. Doussier platform, Madertec

Low cabinet with integrated fireplace

Low furniture, with integrated fireplace covered with Pladur, made of varnished natural iron; designed by Glòria Duran and made by Ferros Forjats Genís. Baskets, by Jordi Batlle.

White dining room

The refined design, which renews the look of this environment, shares prominence with the stone of the walls. The whiteness of the furniture is perfect to provide an extra dose of clarity to this area. Table Reverse, from Andreu World. Chairs CH24, in ash, by Carl Hansen & Son. Floor lamp Twiggy, from Foscarini.

Stone kitchen with Catalan vault

Traditional elements such as stone and volta, or Catalan vault, coexist in the kitchen with modern distribution and furniture. The arch door at the bottom is the entrance from the street.
Kitchen Class Blanc, from Àmbit, in Cuina 1. All appliances are Bosch, except the hood, from Novy.

Wooden magazine rack integrated to the table

In the table Naomi, from the Ethnicraft firm, one of its legs becomes a practical magazine rack. It is a modern and versatile oak wood design, which was acquired in Graó.

Island that houses the sink

The two work areas face each other thanks to an island that houses the sink. With practicality, one of its faces is optimized with shelves where to place the most used utensils. Furniture Class Banc, of the Àmbit brand, in Cuina 1.

Covers that protect against insects

Details outdoors. The roof cover is a must in outdoor dining rooms, to prevent insects from landing on what has been prepared. There are many models, but this one with “tent” of grid is perfect for country tables and shabby chic.

Rustic and contemporary style bedroom

Its rectangular floor plan is distributed in three environments with lacquered carpentry solutions designed by the architect Glòria Duran.
Next to the entrance, a dressing room with two wardrobe fronts that form an L and that is completed with a desk, acts as a prelude to the rest area. In this, another ad hoc design, becomes a headboard, which centers the position of the bed in the room. Finally, to separate both from the bathroom, an open partition with a sliding door was lifted; it is integrated into the decoration because
Its color and design is as refined as the rest of the carpentry.

Bedroom that offers suggestive contrasts

Two fronts of L-cabinets and an office table were projected for the bedroom.
Its refined aesthetics and smooth surface offer a nice contrast with the coatings.
Furniture designed by the architect, made by Berbio Fusters. Kartell chair. Bedside table, from Hay, in Graó. Duvet cover, by Filocolore. Cushions and blankets, of Matter.

avant-garde bathroom with rustic coverings

Avant-garde aesthetic bathroom between rustic coverings; a contrast that gives the space of maximum visual interest.Lavabo in Corian, by Monthersan. Faucets, by Hansgrohe: in washbasin, model Talis, and in shower, thermostatic Ecostat. Towel rail Micraby Pom D'Or. Bathtub Cora, from Hidrobox. Bulkhead Kora, from Lasser. Everything, in Tono Bagno. The shelf, skirt of the bathtub and the step were made by Berbio Fusters in varnished merbau wood.

Countertop and sink made of synthetic and malleable material

The countertop and the sink are a single piece of Corian, a synthetic and malleable material, suitable for kitchens and bathrooms. Tap Talisfrom Hansgrohe. Washbasin, by Monthersan. Chrome towel rail, by Pom D'Or

Plan and ideas of the reform

- Bedroom: Its rectangular plan is distributed
in three environments with lacquered carpentry solutions designed by the architect Glòria Duran.

Next to the entrance, a dressing room with two wardrobe fronts that form an L and that is completed with a desk, acts as a prelude to the rest area. In this, another ad hoc design, becomes a headboard, which centers the position of the bed in the room. Finally, to separate both from the bathroom, an open partition with a sliding door was lifted; It is integrated into the decoration because its color and design is as refined as the rest of the carpentry.