Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
San Jerónimo Hospital Refurbishment in Sevilla, Spain by SV60 Arquitectos
April 24th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: SV60 Arquitectos
The old hospital was presenting a conventual domestic cloister altered by successive interventions and that was preserving the optical sense of the wall and the value of intimacy in the perimeter structures. The transformations on the original convent during the hospital period have been hiding part of the past structures and the conventual decoration.
The emergence of the Renaissance secret courtyard behind the bricks allowed an intervention of recovery of the transparency and enhancement of the original spaces. After Analyzing and studying the whole construction we concluded in a silent, white and intimate character that enhances the cloister to the detriment of the alleged protagonism of the urban facade.
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