The example of old urban house renovation to become the new one is presented by terceroderecha arquitos, with the refurbishment of one of house in Silleda, Spain. This project has completed in 2013. The house itself has area of 2.314 square foot and consist of two volumes that separated by a courtyard. This courtyard is the main point of the design.
The project needs an analysis of the surroundings situation as initial action of house renovation ideas, value assessment as an asset and other analysis in order to give character to the building. These analyses are conducted so that later on the building will integrate with its surroundings and not overly dominates the other building. Therefore, based on the situation in surrounding environment, concept of the present and the past was offered. This concept will maintain the personality of initial building, and distinguish clearly the the old and new using contemporary construction idea.
The house’s main element is the inner courtyard. This area will be used as central element with all the house functions covered around. Therefore, the two volumes that are designed with open inwards concept and provided privacy for the external environment was built. The house structure is rearranged in such a way so that all the rooms will face to the inner courtyard. Because of that, large windows placed on the main facade in order to distribute the sunlight evenly to all rooms.
Contemporary touch also felt inside the house. The interior arranged in such a way to optimize the every space in the house. Although not a spacious house, the house looks wider because using white color for the wall paintings. The space for storage areas in every corner of the house are arranged well so is the contemporary exterior. Even the stairs utilized as a storage area. All the house renovation ideas interior was perfectly arranged and this incredible work very worth it to try for ideas of house refurbishment.