vanguarda architects: concrete house in argentina
vanguarda architects: concrete house in argentina vanguarda architects: concrete house in argentina
jan 28, 2013
vanguarda architects: concrete house in argentina

‘concrete house’ by vanguarda architects, buenos aires, argentina
all images courtesy of vanguarda architects



argentinean practice vanguarda architects have finished the ‘concrete house’ in a private community near buenos aires. the spacious 500 m2 home
contains 9 rooms dispersed over two floors, with all the social functions on the ground level, including the living and dining rooms, kitchen,
tv room, breakfast bar, theater, patio, and barbecue area. large expanses of concrete, wood, and glass are arranged into a geometrical parti exhibiting
a rationalist structure. large open spaces are connected through transparent hallways that entwine the different programmatic elements that create the
sensation of endless space. the neutral tones of the raw materials are highlighted with the use of vivid interior fixtures as if on display throughout
several areas of the house. public areas are all organized along the rear facade where large windows offer views of the adjacent golf course. the upper
floor contains the private bedrooms and kids’ playroom connected through a linear corridor that appears in some of the double-height rooms



view into the living room






main entrance area and living room



glass walkway connects upper level rooms and communicates with the lower social spaces



retractable glass panels connect the interior with the exterior









exterior patio area under cantilevering section of the house









floor plan / level 0



floor plan / level 1



























project info:



principal: arq. alejandro amoedo
lead designer: arq. lucas d’adamo baumann
project manager: luis brazzola
collaborators: arq. federico segretin sueyro, nicolas villoria
press: lic. lucía tasso

style: current rationalist

year: 2011

surface: 502 m2

scope: 2 floors, 9 rooms, 1 suite

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