Esten Space / Estudio Tecla
Textual content description supplied via the architects. Casa Esten used to be firstly the shed of an outdated nation dwelling in Buenos Aires. The undertaking arose from the wish to convert it right into a weekend dwelling or for transient apartment.
The principle determination within the renovation used to be the relocalization of the gallery: the brand new undertaking permits the home to open in opposition to the north with the woodland, reaching consistent touch with nature for the consumer. The gallery’s morphology replicates the unique quantity of the shed with a gabled roof. Due to this fact, the home is perceived as a duo of reflected volumes: one in all them complete and the opposite empty.
The unique building had a gallery with glass enclosures that it used to be determined to reuse. From those recovered home windows, the brand new gallery and facade of the home have been modulated. In consequence, the picture consists of a succession of modules with other ranges of opacity in keeping with their serve as: some blind materialized in sheet steel supply privateness, others semi-transparent materialized in polycarbonate let gentle go however give protection to from rain, and others utterly permeable, dematerialized, permit to be crossed. From one of the most permeable modules, a trail results in the woodland that precedes the home, delimiting remoted areas between the bushes and finishing within the pool.
The internal public sector of the home is composed of a lounge and eating room with an built-in kitchen with go air flow to ventilate and partitions with an air chamber to insulate from chilly and warmth. The personal sector is composed of 2 bedrooms with perspectives of the park.
The share of inside of – out of doors within the ground plan is equivalent: the aim is that the consumer spends as a rule within the gallery, sharing and playing nature.