surrounded by the mountain ranges of central argentina, interior design firm B.AP has transformed a shipping container into a sales gallery for a large residential and leisure development. the design team positioned the container beneath two large trees, overlooking the valley where the future development will be sited. located in córdoba, the temporary building seeks to blend into the surrounding landscape as much as possible.

B.AP arquitectura shipping container
all images by gonzalo viramonte

 

 

the architects at B.AP, santiago bertotti and agustina allende posse, were asked to design a sales gallery for estancia el terrón — a development that includes a country club with a golf course, alongside a series of individual residences. both of the structure’s lateral façades feature expansive glazing, with sliding doors that open at the center of the unit. externally, two terraces engage with the natural terrain, providing a number of areas to relax.

B.AP arquitectura shipping container
the shipping container has been transformed into a sales gallery

 

 

internally, a large table facilitates meetings, while a waiting area at the opposite end doubles as a lounge for more informal encounters. ensuring a clean interior finish, white timber has been used across the walls, ceiling, and floors, while the selected pieces of furniture also have a rustic character. additional illumination is provided by track lighting that runs through the center of the container.

B.AP arquitectura shipping container
the unit overlooks the future development

B.AP arquitectura shipping container
the scheme will include a country club and golf course, alongside a series of residences

B.AP arquitectura shipping container
the structure’s lateral façades feature expansive glazing

B.AP arquitectura shipping container
sliding doors open at the center of the unit

B.AP arquitectura shipping container
two external terraces engage with the natural terrain

B.AP arquitectura shipping container
a waiting area doubles as a lounge for informal encounters

B.AP arquitectura shipping container
the selected pieces of furniture have a rustic character

B.AP arquitectura shipping container
the design team positioned the container beneath two large trees

B.AP arquitectura shipping container
site plan (click for larger version)

 

 

project info:

 

location: mendiolaza, córdoba, argentina
architects: BAP estudio de arquitectura interiorismo y equipamiento
arq. santiago bertotti / arq. agustina allende posse
collaborators: arq. maia berg / arq. fernando zapata
photography: gonzalo viramonte

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