Observatorio de I+D+i UPM

Memorias de investigación
Book chapters:
Housing Flexibility by Spatial Indeterminacy: Study of a Spanish Case
Year:2014
Research Areas
  • Housing,
  • Architecture
Information
Abstract
The indeterminacy of the domestic space is one of the main trends in flexible housing design. It involves the possibility of using the rooms in a dwelling in multiple ways that are not determined by the architect. The views of non-functionalist housing are more present lately, but still forbidden in the Spanish social housing market, where regulations stipulate a strict functionalist housing plan. However, there is a good example of this strategy in Madrid: the Casa de las Flores, a rationalist building from 1931 with a neutral plan of polyvalent rooms. This study comprises a series of interviews with the users, photographs, diagrams and new drawings that show how people use their apartments. The aim of this research is to assess the validity of indeterminacy as an architectural response to social changes in Spain, with a view to its introduction in future housing developments.
International
Si
Book Edition
Book Publishing
Bahçesehir University Press. Soygeni?, Sema; Tönük, Seda; Gülmez, Nilay Ünsal; Güney, Ekenyazizi; Manisa, Kunter; Koca, Senem Kaymaz (Eds.).
ISBN
978-605-5461-67-6
Series
Book title
Re-Thinking Residential Environments
From page
55
To page
66
Participants
  • Autor: Agatangelo Soler Montellano (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Nuevas Técnicas Arquitectura Ciudad
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