Guest Pavilion by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Guest Pavilion is a project designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos and is located in Valencia.

The project with a surface area of around 70 square meters is a guest pavilion that functions as an autonomous architecture conceived as an extension of a project that we had developed in the studio. The human scale of the pavilion makes it a comfortable space where to experience living in a garden.
The pavilion consists of two rooms: one bedroom and a living room with a kitchen. There are also two bathrooms, one serving the pavilion and the other one as a support for the pool. Within the premises, the aim is that the built piece minimizes its impact on the garden from the main house. This way, the pavilion is located approaching one of the limits of the land, perpendicular to the swimming pool, showing its slimmer and opaque side towards the existing architectures. In the other direction the piece is a passageway, relating to the landscaped space and a sort of courtyard between the pavilion and the wall.
A centenary olive tree, a liquambar and a pomegranate tree, together with the pool platform, serve as a link between the architecture and the garden. The deciduous liquidambar sieves the sunlight depending on the seasons. By means of the darkening system, it is possible to control the operation of the piece, more discreetly when it is opened to the courtyard, or completely open to enjoy the domesticated nature of a consolidated garden from the deposited pavilion.

PROJECT TEAM: Fran Silvestre | Principal in Charge
Maria Masià | Collaborating Architect
Estefanía Soriano | Collaborating Architect
Fran Ayala | Collaborating Architect
Pablo Camarasa | Collaborating Architect
Sandra Insa | Collaborating Architect
Santi Dueña I Collaborating Architect
Ricardo Candela | Collaborating Architect
David Sastre | Collaborating Architect
Sevak Asatrián | Collaborating Architect
Álvaro Olivares | Collaborating Architect
Eduardo Sancho | Collaborating Architect
Esther Sanchís | Collaborating Architect
Vicente Picó | Collaborating Architect
Ruben March | Collaborating Architect
Gemma Aparicio | Collaborating architect
Jose Manuel Arnao| Collaborating Architect
Rosa Juanes | Collaborating Architect
Aida Pons | Collaborating Architect
Sergio Llobregat | Collaborating Architect
Alessandro Santapá | Collaborating Architect
STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: Josep Ramon Solé | Windmill
PHOTOGRAPHY: Fernando Guerra | Ultimas Reportagens FG+SG Photography
SITE AREA: 841.45 m2
BUILT AREA: 63.00 m2

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