BLLTT House

by Enrique Barberis
BLLTT House Enrique Barberis

The house is situated at Pilar Town which is located at 42 kilometres from Buenos Aires city, Argentina.It was design to be used as a weekend house. Is located over an atypical land that is a corner and has a triangular shape.
We seeked for a simple answer for implantation through a strip on the ground floor, in which social activity takes place: the desktop, the barbecue, the pool, patios, dining room and kitchen, melted in one space program.
Despite each space having its own mark, his personality, we worked on the idea of functional patency. On this strip rests a sober volume geometry, which is offset respect to the ground floor, creating different situations of access and galleries.
The sun path, was especially taken into consideration when deciding the implantation. So it was decided to open the house to the north to make possible to capture the morning sun, so that spills on every room of the house.
The south façade support services, bathrooms, kitchen, fireplace, and a cava protected from sunlight. The proximity of the street to this façade, sued to solve a a privacy issue.
In this search, the particular natural environment, characterized by foliage, shot a singular form of resolving a service façade, which offers organic blend with vegetation, and as a result adopt the protagonic character.
The patios articulate the interior and exterior of the house through uses. The concept was to build an unique interior – exterior space . The internal landscapes are modified with the different moments of the intensity of the sun and the succession of seasons.
The north facade, opens into the park, expressing the architectural program.The uses, colors, textures, patios, volumes, water, sun, grass, fire, life, are expressed synthetically, without outbursts, accompanying environmental harmony.

Photos by: Alejandro Peral

Sponsor

Sponsor

  • Foster Loop

    Foster Loop

    Located in Mazama, Washington, the site was enjoyed for many years as a campground by the family. The design minimizes impact to the environment by raising the residence off the gr...

  • Two-Tree House

    Two-Tree House

    The house is constructed among mature Jerusalem pine trees. Two of the trees have grown in the exact place where the house was to be located. The site was tight, and this led to th...

  • Flaming Lips Residence and Studio

    Flaming Lips Residence an..

    This appropriately quirky residence and music studio is as free thinking and boundary pushing as the art and music of its owners, Michelle Martin-Coyne, a photographer and artist, ...

  • Hotel Portago Urban

    Hotel Portago Urban

    Spanish studio ILMIODESIGN has designed the interior of the new Hotel Portago Urban located in Granada, Spain. Photos by: Alfonso Acedo

  • Coburn Residence

    Coburn Residence

    This large house is situated on a promontory overlooking Lake Wakatipu to the west, with the Remarkables to the east and Peninsula Hill to the north – hiding Coronet Peak. In the...

  • Ramat HaSharon House 6

    Ramat HaSharon House 6

    A home situated in the center of the country and designed as a family home.  The architectural design of the structure is based on an exposed and tight concrete mass that is used ...

  • The Overhang House

    The Overhang House

    The brief required a house for a family of five on a 350 Sq. meters (3770 square feet) site, located in the suburbs of Delhi. The clients aspired for a contemporary, iconic house t...

  • Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao

    Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudo..

    Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao, strategically located at the center of Pudong New District, is the new landmark building and the first international branded hotel in the Kang...

  • The True Wolf Wears His Fur Inside

    The True Wolf Wears His F..

    The project for a 60 sq. m (646.8 sq. ft) flat in Paris designed by Andrea Marcante and Adelaide Testa for Studio UdA addresses the subject of a free floor plan and the subdivision...

  • Home in Tel Aviv

    Home in Tel Aviv

    Located in Tel Aviv, Israel, this home was designed by Axelrod Architects. The interior is bright and airy, and makes extensive use of white and concrete surfaces, with darker acce...