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Casa Viguet / NdC Arquitectura

  • 01:00 - 29 April, 2009
Casa Viguet / NdC Arquitectura
Casa Viguet / NdC Arquitectura

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Pilar, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
  • Architect

    NdC Arquitectura - Nicolás del Campo
  • Site Area

    1.500 sqm
  • Area

    70.0 sqm
  • Project Year


From the architect. Situated in Pilar - Buenos Aires, surrounded by a natural area that composes the landscape of the house; it sits on a central position of a 1500m2 site generating multiple gardens towards where the house looks at. Casa Viguet is an intentional and minimum single room house where uses hybridize and link with the exterior.

Considering functions, execution, aesthetics and timing premolded concrete elements where chosen to solve the construction of the house. The skin serves as security wall and as light and air vain creating light and shade, transparency and opacity following the time of day and seasons.

The house defines itself as a contemplation instrument, expressing need as joy of use, interpreting daily life as magical, improvising and composing with the existent an idyllic bond as a medium of finding comfort in the living.

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eva · July 29, 2009


MDK · May 31, 2009

Always annoying when people call white houses "cold". Have you heard of "white hot"?

BAJ · May 05, 2009

This appears to be a very effective solution for the issues of security, contemplation, providing a comfortable living space; making a minimal impact on its surroundings. More interior photos would have been appreciated of the bath and sleeping area, but it looks very livable to me.

Too many critics!

Anne · May 01, 2009

Looking at the plan, it does seem to be a nice house to live in. More interior shots would have been great.

francis · April 30, 2009

Leaving aside the choice of architectural vocabulary and detailing because it is soooo at odds with mine, I would like therefore focus on the security aspect instead. The building seem to have embroil the situation rather than resolving it. A subtle approach by taking the entire site into consideration would prove more successful instead of just dropping a "cage" into it.

evap · April 30, 2009

The design vocabulary is a bit too much.

Van · April 30, 2009

The project is interesting. but the elevation is strange...with the same background in different color, it confuse the reader. I realy dont like the illustration, get help for your "rendering" or dont do it. A good CAD drawing is better than a poor illustration.

teo · April 30, 2009

Shadows could have been created in in other ways, same goes with security. Argentina is known for its wildlife, and every nook and cranny is a perfect hideout for snakes and spiders, not to mention the accumulating dust. I'm sure the costs warn't high but the results aren't that great either.

Marcus · April 30, 2009

Nice design. But I dont think it is fit for living in. It doesnt portray the qualities of what a home should be.

Bo Lucky · April 30, 2009

Sorry if I wasn't clear enough... I was referring to the house, not to the pictures... does anybody live there?

Daniel Con · April 29, 2009

Come on, do any architectural photographs look as if someone actually lives there???

Bo Lucky · April 29, 2009

Looks like nobody lives there - wonder why?

alejandro · April 29, 2009

I agree with Lucas it´s a bit cold

Although it has good ideas, details are poorly executed

Care to explain please what does "where uses hybridize and link with the exterior" really mean?


Daniel Con · April 29, 2009

I've been trying to solve the problem of security for a house in Africa and this is a beautiful solution! Much better than iron bars!!!

Lucas Gray · April 29, 2009

The interior shadows and natural light is great.
It looks a little bit cold for a house though.


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