A Stunning House on the Costa Brava

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A glass box skylight-cum-outdoor pool is the central anchor of an amazing home.

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The house by MANO Arquitectura set on a completely flat piece of land overlooking the rugged Spanish coastline from high atop a hill.

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A pool enters the house at its center.

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Aigua blava is a small beach on the Costa Brava in Catalonia , embraced by low mountains where houses overlook the sea between green pine forests.

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The fragility of floor to ceiling glazing throughout the front of the house is contrasted with a thick rammed-earth roof.

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Like a huge slice of earth, this roof continues to create a generous porch at each end of the glass house.

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The main entry is behind the pool inlet, creating maximum impact upon arrival.

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Originally, the clients had bought a very unsatisfactory new house on the site because of the view and disappointed the architect by asking him to simply put in windows so they could see it.

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Fortunately, he was able to persuade them to start afresh.

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Starting from scratch, he has created something much more worthy of the stunning site.

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A Stunning House on the Costa Brava

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