Marina Senabre Roca Designs Geometric Home in Menorca, Spain

Open kitchen with a microcement island, the same material used on the flooring. Photography by Julio Feroz. 

“The architecture seems to rest on the landscape in a respectful way, incorporating into it and standing out at the same time,” says Marina Senabre Roca. For this 2,150-square-foot house in the countryside of the Balearic Island of Menorca, the Spanish architect designed two volumes, representing on one side a typical island construction and, on the other, contemporary architecture.

The contrast between the house’s geometric purity and the twisted character of its surroundings is a key element, creating dialogue through both composition and aesthetic. Big, square openings invite the landscape inside the minimalist interiors (where microcement covers the majority of the surfaces), almost transforming the views into artworks. The presence of natural wood in the carpentry and some of the furniture, and the brushed brass and stone light fixtures by Contain add warmth to the peaceful, timeless spaces. “There is no room for ornamentation,” says Senabre Roca. “The house highlights its concept, proportions and simplicity.”

The master bedroom has a direct relationship with the exterior thanks to the big square window and the door that opens up to the garden. Photography by Julio Feroz. 



The small indoor pool features microcement and offers views of the Menorcan countryside, inviting to contemplate the landscape. Photography by Julio Feroz. 
In the living room, the coffee table is by Aquitania and the occasional table is by ContainPhotography by Julio Feroz. 
The architect has created a dialogue between the geometric shapes of the two volumes and the water, combining traditional and contemporary architecture. Photography by Julio Feroz. 
The architect has created a dialogue between the geometric shapes of the two volumes and the water, combining traditional and contemporary architecture. Photography by Julio Feroz. 
Above the Aquitania sideboard. Photography by Julio Feroz. 
The table lamp “Book” in brushed brass and stone from Majorca is by Contain. Photography by Julio Feroz. 
Chair from Menorcan boutique Papillon and floor lamp “Nuvol” in brushed brass and stone from Majorca by Contain. Photography by Julio Feroz. 

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