escape to the sun : summer house in ibiza : architecture : ricardo bofill : 1960

openhouse-barcelona-shop-gallery-magazine-escape-to-the-sun-summer-house-in-ibiza-architecture-ricardo-bofill-1960 this summer house in Ibiza is ricardo bofill’s first built project; inspired in local architecture and local materials, this small structure/dwelling reflects the architect’s first principle: deep roots in your site, working with your land, capturing the “genious-loci. The fascination with the local is juxtaposed with the international “organic style”, expressed with the thick curving walls, punched with small windows. the interior is austere and magically sober. text and photos : ricardo bofill click here for more work by ricardo bofill                                                                                                                                                        .

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1 comment
  1. wonderful stuff; I love how contextual and organic this work is. a lovely post! Jane

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