Colegiales / Estudio Hauser | Ziblat

  • 07 Nov 2012
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Architects: Estudio Hauser | Ziblat
Location: , Argentina
Design Team: German Hauser, Daniela Ziblat
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Andrés Negroni

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Project Area: 275 sqm
Collaborators: Mariana Zylberman. Arq. Martin Dumas Arq. Dario Sandoval Arq. Natalia Altieri. Paula Imperatore
Structural Advisor: Diego Vizzon, Claudio Rosujovsky
Surface: 195 sqm
Covered Area: 260 sqm

Contemporary society forces us to think about certain responses we use to solve architectural problems.

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Family structures, the way in which different members interact with each other, the time each spends at home, television, internet, and the car are some of the issues that we understand are essential to include in our reflexive process.

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From this premise is that we intend to investigate what a family needs.

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Our project sets as defined spaces, bedrooms and bathrooms, while the rest of the spaces may be changing their uses and proportions according to the criteria of the family.

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On the ground floor plan we propose two large spaces. Initially, it is expected that one space can be divided and make room for a car, and a small area for children, which can join the cooking space.

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Meanwhile, the top floor plan has an intermediate area linking the children and the parents sector. This space, which in principle is an area of study and work, could be in the future, a new bedroom, a playground, or an intimate space because of its proportions and the patio.

Floor Plan

We have incorporated patios to seek diversity of outdoor spaces, a rich interior-exterior relation, and primarily for the purpose of providing light to the entire house along the day.

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  • Mark Storie

    I really appreciate how the architect has incorporated an garden within the interior space, something that isn’t common nowadays in Buenos Aires. The only thing that bothers me is how the designer intended to include a parking garage if there is a tree in front of the entrance?

    • Martin Dunne

      Oops! Maybe they can move the tree to the right a few meters…