Ensamble Studio – Hemeroscopium House

Ensamble Studio’s Hemeroscopium House being constructed.

Gravity defines spaces and forces in the structural elements that form the space, which are hung in a permanent equilibrium. Hemeroscopium House, in Madrid, is a sequence of 7 structural elements united between them in a balance with nature and its forces, mainly simple supports.

The process of calculating the structure lasted more than a year, while the actual construction was achieved in only 7 days thanks to the use of prefabricated elements. Each bedroom has been designed so as to have natural light, opening to a patio and the central swimming poor, which is conceived as a central element to the design. A second, Olympic-length swimming pool is located on the U-beam on the ground floor.

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