House on the Mediterranean, Baix Empordà
Nieto Sobejano 

House on the Mediterranean, Baix Empordà

Nieto Sobejano 


Since the day in September 1908 that a journalist working for La Veu de Catalunya gave the region a name which described its dramatic geography and topography, the Costa Brava – a rugged land of fisherfolk – has honed its image as a paradise by the sea whose coves beckon, promising respite. On a headland close to one of them stands a house which, aware of its privileged position, unfurls a sequence of loggias and terraces at different levels, in the process framing views of the Mediterranean, as Utzon did. Partly buried to adapt to the steep slope, the building has floors made of local stone and concrete mixed with earth from the site, thus softening its presence on a cliff dwarfed only by the vast horizon...[+]