House of the Infinite


In Cádiz Alberto Campo Baeza have built an infinite plane facing the Atlantic Ocean, a house that emerges from the sand as a stone platform.

In Cadiz Alberto Campo Baeza built a house that is a Roman travertine podium crowned by an upper horizontal plane. To materialize this elevated horizontal plane, which is the main living room of the house, he built a large box with 20 meters of frontage and 36 meters deep. And under those first 12 meters he excavated two floors in the solid rock to develop the whole living space.

To give force to the platform the architect incorporated all the terrain as far back as the entrance wall separating us from the street, also done in Roman travertine. Once inside the wall, the entrance to the house is via a “trench” in the form of stairs dug into the upper surface of the platform.

House of the Infinite. Vt House, Cádiz, Spain
Program: single-family house
Architect: Alberto Campo Baeza
Collaborators architects: Tomás Carranza, Javier Montero, Alejandro Cervilla García, Ignacio Aguirre López, Gaja Bieniasz, Agustín Gor, Sara Oneto
Structure: Andrés Rubio Morán
Quantity surveyor: Manuel Cebada Orrequia
Contractor: Chiclana
Client: private
Area: 900 sqm
Completion: 2014



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