vanguarda architects: concrete house in argentina
vanguarda architects: concrete house in argentina vanguarda architects: concrete house in argentina
jan 28, 2013

vanguarda architects: concrete house in argentina

‘concrete house’ by vanguarda architects, buenos aires, argentinaall images courtesy of vanguarda architects



argentinean practice vanguarda architects have finished the ‘concrete house’ in a private community near buenos aires. the spacious 500 m2 homecontains 9 rooms dispersed over two floors, with all the social functions on the ground level, including the living and dining rooms, kitchen, tv room, breakfast bar, theater, patio, and barbecue area. large expanses of concrete, wood, and glass are arranged into a geometrical parti exhibiting a rationalist structure. large open spaces are connected through transparent hallways that entwine the different programmatic elements that create the sensation of endless space. the neutral tones of the raw materials are highlighted with the use of vivid interior fixtures as if on display throughout several areas of the house. public areas are all organized along the rear facade where large windows offer views of the adjacent golf course. the upperfloor contains the private bedrooms and kids’ playroom connected through a linear corridor that appears in some of the double-height roomsbelow.



view into the living room


main entrance area and living room

glass walkway connects upper level rooms and communicates with the lower social spaces

retractable glass panels connect the interior with the exterior



exterior patio area under cantilevering section of the house


floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1











project info:



principal: arq. alejandro amoedolead designer: arq. lucas d’adamo baumannproject manager: luis brazzolacollaborators: arq. federico segretin sueyro, nicolas villoria press: lic. lucía tasso

style: current rationalist
year: 2011
surface: 502 m2
scope: 2 floors, 9 rooms, 1 suite

  • Parece salida de las Cat. Baliero, Linder o Solsona……..En fin…… mas de lo mismo la arq. Argentina.

    diego says:
  • Beautiful…I see a Barragan influence.

    michael magnotta says:
  • It speaks very well to it’s style group. Has a, graceful feel.

    Bedlamite23 says:

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