I+GC arquitectura: V house I+GC arquitectura: V house
oct 24, 2012

I+GC arquitectura: V house

‘V house’ by I+GC arquitectura, funes, argentina image © walter salcedo all images courtesy of I+GC arquitectura

argentinan practice I+GC arquitectura have designed the ‘V house’ in funes argentina, molded and formed from the various contextual and programmatic parameters of the site and project. beginning as a simple mass, the shape evolved to the separate the private functions from the public areas, that eventually split the dwelling into two fluid branches creating a glass ‘V’ that cuts into the middle of the space, essentially serving as the basis for the entire project. it is in this moment of the house that one enters the residence, where service meets leisure, and a staircase leads to the upper tier.

the interior is integrated into the landscape of the exterior, with a tile walkway and patio that wrap a swimming pool extending the livable space. clerestories collect some of the southern light in the bedrooms on the second floor. the angular bending nature and lustrous reflectivity of the various surfaces reflects plenty of light and is contrasted with the matte texture of natural wooden elements.

wood planks embedded into the ground create a natural path to the entrance image © walter salcedo

transparent metal garage door image © walter salcedo

back yard image © walter salcedo

glass ‘V’ interjects into the space, defining and separating two distinct parts of the house image © walter salcedo

image © walter salcedo

(left) west wing: stairs, service and garage (right) social living area images © walter salcedo

upstairs hallway images © walter salcedo

swimming pool image © walter salcedo

living room window and outdoor patio image © walter salcedo

exterior patio, partly covered image © walter salcedo

image © walter salcedo

image © walter salcedo

street side image © walter salcedo

image © walter salcedo

site plan

floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1



diagram: evolution of form

project info:

collaborator: fernando imbern structural calculation: gustavo bordachar engineer total area: 800 m2 covered area: 210 m2 semi-covered area: 50m2 area swimming pool: 40 m2

  • deconstruction comes to suburbia

    what is the world coming to?

    dbkii says:
  • Somebody misread Eisenman…

    Chaszr says:
  • it looks like a waste of space to me, no reason long hallways, outside walls are mess…
    But thank God everybody doesn\’t have opinion same as me, so thumbs up for the authors for those people that like that kind of house.

    Luka J says:
  • like mini city

    joh says:
  • Cool house

    Mr. Roboto says:

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