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El Retiro Park Loft by Ábaton Arquitectura



Designed by Ábaton Arquitectura, this creative loft apartment is located in Madrid, Spain.

Description by Ábaton Arquitectura
The dwelling under refurbishment is situated in the very centre of Madrid, next to one of the most important cultural sites in the city, namely, the surroundings of the Retiro Park. It is a top storey flat with a terrace of 190 m2 of usable space. The project aims to recover the potential of the outdoor space and its natural lighting, since prior to refurbishment the dwelling was excessively partitioned and dark.
Given these criteria, and in order to achieve a better distribution of the property, it was decided that the spaces should be dealt with distinguishing public areas, which were now to be open and spacious, from private ones, which were to be more intimate. Such is the way in which the flat’s public areas, as the living-room, dining-room and kitchen, have been arranged, along the main facade of the building, facing the privileged panoramic views over Madrid.
The terrace, which the previous owner had incorporated to the house, has been fully recovered and is conceived as an outdoor spatial extension of the living and dining areas. To accomplish this visual continuity between living-room and terrace, a smooth profiled joinery was used which disappears in the structure and can be fully opened and concealed behind the bathroom wall panelling, thus blending living-room and terrace into one area. The kitchen occupies a p...
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