la lunera pool house in uruguay by nicolás pinto da mota
 
la lunera pool house in uruguay by nicolás pinto da mota
may 25, 2015

la lunera pool house in uruguay by nicolás pinto da mota

la lunera pool house in uruguay by nicolás pinto da mota
all images courtesy of nicolás pinto da mota arquitecto

 

 

 

in western uruguay, local practice nicolás pinto da mota arquitecto has completed a pool house using the traditional forms associated with the country’s vernacular architecture. named ‘la lunera’, the gabled red structure is set against an adjacent forest – combining old materials with contemporary construction techniques. the dwelling accommodates an open plan ground floor, which opens out on to an expansive terrace. in turn, this patio contains a sunken swimming pool with sweeping views across the surrounding landscape.

nicolas pinto da mota pool house la lunera uruguay designboom
the gabled red structure is set against an adjacent forest

nicolas pinto da mota pool house la lunera uruguay designboom
the dwelling accommodates a primarily open plan ground floor

nicolas pinto da mota pool house la lunera uruguay designboom
living accommodation opens out on to an adjacent terrace

nicolas pinto da mota pool house la lunera uruguay designboom
the wall can be retracted to remove the division between internal and external space

nicolas pinto da mota pool house la lunera uruguay designboom
the patio contains a sunken swimming pool

nicolas pinto da mota pool house la lunera uruguay designboom
sweeping views are provided across the surrounding landscape

nicolas pinto da mota pool house la lunera uruguay designboom
the scheme uses traditional forms associated with uruguay’s vernacular architecture

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