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Devoto House, Argentina
Contemporary Residence near Cordoba – design by Andrés Remy Arquitectos
9 May 2014 – new larger photos of this building added to the page
Casa Devoto, Argentina
Argentine Residence near Cordoba
Design: Andrés Remy Arquitectos
This project was a great challenge for the Studio, considering that it was going to take part of the urban structure. The lot of 18 x 24 meters is located in Devoto. It is between two existing buildings that threatens the project when the problem of isolation and view.
For this reason this project is leaning towards its neighbor, creating an introspective posture that creates the views from the inside rather than from the outside. An architecture that generated its own views.
In this manner the Project was able to solve the basis of isolation and views from the garden. This was a constant worry from the clients since the beginning of the Project.
The house of 500 m2 was done for a young couple with kids. It was larger than the dimensions of given lot, threatening the space of the garden. For that reason, the first floor was given less program, leaving open the exterior spaces.
The living, kitchen and dining rooms expose the garden that penetrates all the volumes in the house. The spaces distort the conventional plans of an urban house. The stone wall guides the inhabitant within the house, therefore, the rough texture of the streets are soften by the water that flows down the stone wall, a walk that is colored by the different qualities the water gives the space.
The green area between the living room and the neighbor guides the way to the entrance of the house. It is surrounded by the natural setting and different tones that the light of the sun gives to the space.
Devoto Residence – Building Information
Design Team: Andrés Remy, Carlos Arellano, Hernán Pardillos, Julieta Rafel, Lilian Kandus
Interior Design: Andrés Remy, Julieta Rafel, Diego Siddi, Martin Dellatorre
Photographs: Alejandro Peral
Casa Devoto Argentina images / information from Andrés Remy Arquitectos, 28 Jun 2010
Devoto House : further information on this contemporary Argentina house design
Devoto House design : Andrés Remy Arquitectos
Location: Cordoba, Argentina, South America
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