G2 estudio: swamp house G2 estudio: swamp house
sep 16, 2012

G2 estudio: swamp house

‘swamp house’ by G2 estudio, patagonia, argentina image © G2 estudio all images courtesy of G2 estudio

situated on a very particular site at the midst of a forest at the foot of a mire, surrounded by at least 6 different types of native tree species, argentinian practice G2 estudio‘s ‘swamp house’ in patagonia preserves the biodiversity by building within and throughout the local vegetation to leave as much as possible intact. the gently sloping topography allows the house to open up below grade, maintaining the unobstructed views from the entry street and creating several levels to house all the programmatic elements. the twisting fluid forms are a result of the surrounding environment, playing a reactive role to the cues set up by its location. a poured-in-place concrete structure is wrapped in wood planks and topped with a series of green roofs, extending view out to the ñires forest.  

bird’s eye perspective image © G2 estudio

entry on roof image © G2 estudio

entry into house image © G2 estudio

view form nearby hill image © G2 estudio

image © G2 estudio

primary concrete structure image © G2 estudio

two wings extend out to the forest image © G2 estudio

image © G2 estudio

image © G2 estudio

image © G2 estudio

green roof and stone wall image © G2 estudio

view from the street image © G2 estudio

floor plan / access

floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1

roof plan





abstract partis

formal evolution

concept model


  • why they need so many fucking ramps inside..

    kevin says:
  • Nice to see how architects are copy-pasting Zaha Hadid evil concepts…Sorry eyes, I promise not to open this link again.

    Mario says:
  • Invasivo para el eterno!

    Mel says:
  • Eerie atmosphere

    Blue Cosmos says:
  • mish mash I was takin a bath

    LML says:
  • kevin, because it is a mountain house.
    and had to copy the field.

    sandanga says:

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