g2 estudio arquitectos geometrically shapes viento house in patagonia g2 estudio arquitectos geometrically shapes viento house in patagonia
may 31, 2015

g2 estudio arquitectos geometrically shapes viento house in patagonia

g2 estudio arquitectos geometrically shapes viento house in patagonia
photography by laila sartoni

 

 

 

built in the middle of the undisturbed nature reserve of san carlos de bariloche in argentina,  ‘viento house’ has been interpreted by locally based practice g2 estudio arquitectos. faceted in ‘three big movements’, the angular, distinctively shaped structure was influenced by the folding and pleating of paper- seen in the lifted, pointed roof. carrying on into the interior, this has effected the range of window shapes and also the layout of the rooms which have been morphed into spacious and light spaces where the theme has been continued into the built in furniture- establishing an interior and exterior connection.

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the family home is located in the south-eastern area of san carlos de bariloche

 

 

 

taking full advantage of the 360-degree natural sights, the house offers covered balconies which lead into the house’s double-height living room. in terms of materiality, wood has been primarily used for the walls and floors, with the exterior cladding featuring slate. during the evenings the entity is lit, highlighting the geometric form of the house.

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the form of the roof, gives the interior spaces a dynamic shape and a fluid relationship with its surroundings

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covered balconies with the view of the snow-capped mountains

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the geometric shape is continued onto the shape of the counters

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the triangular windows frame the natural sights

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the viento house at night

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the entrance is reached by a sloping driveway

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