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Castelldefels: ¨Esencia Mediterránea¨ building

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“Esencia Mediterránea” is a Certified Passivhaus residential building, situated close to the beach of Castelldefels, 30 km south of
Barcelona, Spain.
The objective of the developer was to maximize the comfort and energy efficiency of the home, using natural, renewable and non-toxic materials, to create a modern home while maintaining a vernacular Mediterranean design. A small existing building on-site was demolished, while most of the pine trees on the plot were maintained to provide summer
shading.

The home has an internal floor area of 165 m2, divided between two floors: the ground floor has (...)

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