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Housing Units in Salburúa / Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

© Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute

From the architect. Theproposed solution deals with the urban character of the closed block with acommon open space for the community –the inner patio-.

© Pedro Pegenaute
© Pedro Pegenaute

Toprovide an adequate scale to the project, the following is proposed:

© Pedro Pegenaute
© Pedro Pegenaute

Unitarytreatment of the outer façade by means of translucent glass cladding that"dematerializes" the strong presence of the closed block.ç

© Pedro Pegenaute
© Pedro Pegenaute

Regardingcomposition, the plans are grouped in twos, giving the façade a greater, lessfragmented scale.

© Pedro Pegenaute
© Pedro Pegenaute

The window model, represented in the sliding elements of the exterior façades, ismoved to the inner façade. A puzzle of grey-toned pieces is composed based onthis model, "pixelizing" the inner façade like a large mural.

© Pedro Pegenaute
© Pedro Pegenaute

Theincorporation of a large tree in this inner space allows the lighter areas ofthe puzzle to relate to its presence. Besides the large openings made onfaçades, the patio opens up on ground floor on the shorter sides, north andsouth. Stands over the car ramp provide the image of public space.

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Theconstruction system of the cladding, before the glass façade, is made up ofcontinuous insulating cladding that guarantees the absence of thermal bridges. 

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