A House Belonging to the Earth by Ensamble Studio for Dwell


An Abandoned Stone Quarry in Spain Becomes a Sublimely Minimalist Home, Dwell, Sep. 10, 2020. 

"To improve natural lighting and ventilation, the architects carved a square aperture through the ceiling of one quadruple-height volume. The excised stone fell into the quarry, bringing a tree along for the ride. It began growing on the cut-out plinth, lit from the skylight above, creating a charged, luminous moment that expresses the potential for breathing new life into an abandoned mine."