Amenities and Features
The combination of several factors over time makes it difficult to find a unique model of traditional Andalusian architecture.
However, within the topical images on Andalusia, there seems to be an archetype of an architecture defined by a few, with its constant features: the obsessive use of lime, the contrast of its whiteness with the reddish color of the Arab tiles of the Decks, patios, tiles and flowers as ornamental complements.
The patios, the diversity and importance of the bars as a system of closing the windows, the predominance of the gable roof with the curved tile, with the conditions and exceptions, given the long historical process that conforms the Andalusian culture proper, together With the breadth of its territory, make its architecture diversify depending on the location, cortijos.
The distribution of dependencies, according to the most traditional image, would be made from a courtyard around which all the rooms of the house revolve through a corridor, leaving the hall or hall as a space that would serve as a meeting between the street and home.
Plaster wood, tiles, wrought iron, marble and natural stone are basic and important materials that leave their seal in the construction of the house that this book collects. But the fundamental element is the first and most exploited resource of Mudejar art: the clay brick or rustic brick.
The mixture of Roman, Gothic, Mudejar harmony and baroque movement has represented a real innovation in Andalusian craftsmanship and construction in recent years. The union of these styles that took place in the south of Spain throughout history, has made it possible to build houses signed and cataloged as what they are, authentic works of art that will last in time, without forgetting the incorporation of The latest technical advances in its construction, although they retain their essential elements that distinguish them from other houses.