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cumulolimbo Studio

Hulu . Madrid

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cumuloLimbo studio . photos: © Javier de Paz García

Hugo and Luiz’s penthouse apartment on Calle Magdalena in the Lavapiés district of Madrid lacked natural light and was constrained by a construction system of brickwork walls and a wooden structure. This system, so traditional in this neighbourhood, nevertheless made the space a mass of walls and narrow, dark rooms. Reinventing the traditional structure of this type of housing, without hiding it, without condemning it and making it the fundamental concept to be maintained in the project led us to bring out the imposing wooden truss that also marks the area of the upper floor. Continue reading cumulolimbo Studio