The building was designed on two levels: the upper, with the best views for the social rooms and restaurant, whilst the secondary program such as storage, locker rooms and the gym are placed at the ground floor.
Located on an 800sqm plot in a gated community 30km away from Buenos Aires city, this is a medium scale family home that responds to the requirements of an active social life, flexible spaces and visual amplitude, emphasizing the privacy.
A contemporary residence in the Patagonia región on a site with a subtle slope and views towards both the Gutierrez Lake and the hills. The architects asked what is the relation between project and landscape and how to live in a spacious home.
The commission arises from the principals need to have an enclosure where they can be isolated from the activity of the house, and then facilitate the development of functions more relaxed and much more connected with the landscape.
This home is located in a privileged plot surrounded by forests and incredible views to Limay River. The 650m2 property develops in section, obtaining three levels of uses interconnected by a central space.
It is a lot in a residential area of a closed neighborhood belonging to Villanueva, whose characteristic is to have modified flooded low lands, creating artificial lagoons with scenic interest and filling sectors with the remaining soil for public and private use.
All architecture is ephemeral and is future support for other architectures or activies. The ephemeral may be transferred to new media that is always constituted as a recipient of multiple configurations and variations through minimal efforts.
Against a backdrop of rugged dunes typical of the Buenos Aires coastline, with a beautiful landscape, the architects were commissioned to design a home, with a program of regular needs for a weekend house and a limited budget.