“Rúa da cerca”, Betanzos
In historical towns like Betanzos, rehabilitation of its urban fabric depends to a great extent on punctual interventions in its private buildings, shaping jointly a monumental frame.
The “Rúa da Cerca” building is located in the perimeter of Betanzos historic quarter Almond, attached to the medieval city walls. With the intervention, original load – bearing walls of stone masonry were preserved, and also the city walls, under archaeological survey. Woodwork in windows and galleries was also preserved or reproduced.
The interior of the building was fully renovated after complete emptying, with dwellings fulfilling all the modern living standards, placing emphasis on the design of pleasant spaces.