12 houses in tenerife island by david arias and cristina del buey 12 houses in tenerife island by david arias and cristina del buey
feb 02, 2013

12 houses in tenerife island by david arias and cristina del buey

’12 houses in tenerife island’ by david arias and cristina del-bueythe patio house subversion image © daolab



located in tenerife, ‘icod’, a hybrid of 12 houses between a block of apartments and detached houses with garden is conceived by daolab – plotted on a steeply sloped site with presaged courtyards inside it. the scheme along with its neighbor, produces a symbiosis that autoregulates and promotes relations. repeated six times, the modules generate and achieve high efficiency energy uses.in order to to obtain a controlled, shaded and protected public space that serves as lung and heart of the area, a roofed community space is implemented as the recreation area. all two and three room houses have identical conditions of orientation; views, height, access, ventilation and lighting.



viewimage © daolab



welcome image © daolab



one jetway image © daolab



the theaterimage © daolab



view of teide volcanoimage © daolab



sunset image © daolab



terrace viewsimage © daolab



entrance image © daolab



facadeimage © daolab



one house performance image © daolab



image © daolab



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  • nice!
    lot of stair undersides, but I like the tour you get in the house – and it’s quite mathematical!

    mIchael says:
  • nice distribution and public-private spaces relationships, but….is it all about stairs?
    what about the interiors?

    juliano says:

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