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S-AR Workshop / S-AR stacion-ARquitectura

  • 01:00 - 19 June, 2012
S-AR Workshop / S-AR stacion-ARquitectura
S-AR Workshop / S-AR stacion-ARquitectura, © Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 
© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 

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From the architect. Placed on the back part of a terrain, a volume is partially buried leaving the visual depth of the existing backyard free, becoming an extension of it. This volume accommodates two working areas. A service module that contains a bathroom, a storage room and a cleaning area divides them. A manual skylight ventilates the module.

© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 
© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 

A sequence of longitudinal skylights brings zenith natural light to the interior of the volume. The interior space is related on its both ends with two yards. One is used as the main access to the workshop with a stair made out of steel and paving stone. The other is placed aside a meeting room in the back part of the project providing light and crossed ventilation.

© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 
© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 

One side of the project is furnished, and the other one holds the models of the projects developed in the workshop. So when walking through the space one is flanked all the time with these projects. These models bases were originally made with MDF wood. Now all the space is spread with this material. Doors, furniture and worktables are made of this material, generating a unitary language among the objects and the workshop products.

© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 
© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 

The perimeter structure consists on a retaining wall of reinforced concrete with “U” shape. It holds an intern system of concrete block walls and a metallic cover. Buried double walls in the longitudinal side conform the drain system for rainwater. It also drains the gain water of the adjacent terrain. The water is collected in tanks placed under the patios and is used to irrigate the existing vegetation.

© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 
© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 

The nature of the materials was left exposed; witch allows the clear observation of the constructive system from inside the building. The ironwork was handmade, so are the handles and the locks of the metallic frames of the glass doors. These are placed over the ironwork fixed with structural adhesive tape and structural silicone from the outside. This avoids the exposure of the iron, reducing its maintenance.

© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 
© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 

The access to the roof is made by a metallic sailor stair witch make possible the maintenance of the climate machines placed inside a recycled wooden box. Some old trees from the nearby landscape invade the space of the workshop. The transparent skylights and windows make a great connection with them. The disposition achieves the shade of the trees and the neighbor’s wall reducing the use of air conditioner.

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The architecture of the project is synthetic, reductive on its elements, economic and honest in the materials. But at the same time precise and elegant on its use and collocation.

© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 
© Ana Cecilia Garza Villarreal 
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The idea of submerging the building to create a private working space is remarkable... congratulations my friend... nice work.

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Elizaveta Trofimova · June 19, 2012

Gorgeous!

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