The house in the countryside of Mallorca with a Cinemascope view

Designed by the Spanish studio Ohlab, Casa Palerm is conceived as a device that allows to live indoor and outdoor spaces in absolute continuity, making the most of natural ventilation and respecting the island's local identity.

An opening of 2.66:1 proportions - typical of the very first Cinemascope format – has been designed by the Spanish studio Ohlab for the patio of Casa Palerm, a residence on the island of Mallorca. Created as an independent extension of a country hotel, the residence is distinguished by the presence of a central portico that crosses the plan perpendicularly, giving an opportunity to contemplate the outside landscape as if through the lenses of a cinematic format.

Built in compliance with the traditional construction techniques of the island and using local materials and coverings such as marés stone, lime plaster, glazed tiles and straw, the structure is designed to make the most of natural ventilation, recycle rainwater, and mitigate the summer heat through the shade of some trees planted at the same time of construction.

Single-family house
Ohlab - Paloma Hernaiz, Jaime Oliver
Landscape design:
Salva Cañís
La Pecera

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