Philippe Andrieux, decorator, was walking one afternoon in Madrid’s Gran Via the centre of the hustle and bustle of the Spanish capital. He found a derelict apartment for sale hidden in one of the winding streets typical of a Castilian village. Initially the idea was to rehabilitate and sell it; somehow it turned into a personal project.
The balconies from the main room face an imposing church facade of brick with an image of the virgin in the sun.
The space was radically changed; partitions were removed and open space created, only one original corridor has been preserved.
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