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The Truffle by Ensamble Studio (Video)

By • Apr 7, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Spanish architectural firm Ensamble Studio has designed “la Trufa” (the Truffle) in collaboration with Ricardo Sanz and Javier Cuesta.

This 270-square-foot one-room dwelling is located in Costa de Morte, in the north of Spain.

to build the Truffle, contractors dug a large hole, compacted the excavated soil around the cavity to form a rough retaining wall, stacked hay bales inside, and poured concrete over them.

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Hemeroscopium House by Ensamble Studio (Video)

By • Mar 10, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Completed in 2008, the Hemeroscopium House is like no other house.

Located in Madrid and designed by Ensamble Studio, the 4,300 square-foot residence is an impressive combination of heavy infrastructural pieces.

The entire structure took the studio a year to engineer but only a week to build. Check out the video below to see how.

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