INNOVATION SHOWROOM. BARCELONA DESIGN WEEK

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Developed for: Estudio Vilablanch, Pati Nuñez Agency

Elements:

  • Birch plywood bench
  • Two birch plywood shelves
  • Three custom made oak furniture

Description:

The project born with the aim of spreading the best architecture in the framework of the Barcelona Design Week, consenting the rehabilitation of a house designed in the 70s by Oriol Bohigas, David Mackay and Josep Ma Martorell (MBM) that was photographed by Francesc Català Roca at the time as a symbol of modern life.

The aim was to preserve the essence of this work so representative of Barcelona’s architecture of the 1970s, adapting it to the needs of functionality, distribution and comfort of modern life, with a contemporary aesthetic and uniformity in the use of materials.

For Carpintek‘s interior carpentry, we have developed 3 custom-made pieces of furniture with oak veneer fronts with solid oak nails, with a natural varnish finish and cancun linen interiors that are the protagonists of the pieces. For the living room, we have made two plywood shelves, completed with a 6.920 cm. bench that gives meaning and continuity to the whole space of the main room. in birch wood 44 mm. thick with a natural varnish finish on the shelves and lacquered crosspieces.

Project challenge:

The objective was to maintain the essence of this work that is so representative of Barcelona’s architecture of the 1970s, adapting it to the needs of functionality, distribution and comfort in today’s life, with a contemporary aesthetic and uniformity in the use of materials.

Photographies: José Hevia

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