the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Houses
  4. Argentina
  5. Adamo-Faiden
  6. 2011
  7. Martos House / Adamo-Faiden

Martos House / Adamo-Faiden

  • 00:00 - 7 February, 2013
Martos House / Adamo-Faiden
Martos House / Adamo-Faiden, © Cristobal Palma
© Cristobal Palma

© Cristobal Palma © Cristobal Palma © Cristobal Palma © Cristobal Palma + 19

Sections
Sections
  • Structural Engineering

    Ing. Carlos Margueirat
  • Masonry

    Gusmán Escurra
  • Electricity

    Juan Pablo Basile
  • Services

    Inocencio Aranda
  • Blacksmith

    Pedro Vargas, Rubén Sacco
© Cristobal Palma
© Cristobal Palma

Text description provided by the architects. The house is located in Villa Adelina, a neighbourhood in the north area of Buenos Aires suburbs where great commercial activities, industries and housing coexist.

© Cristobal Palma
© Cristobal Palma

The construction is close to the street in a lot where a prefabricated house already occupies the central area of it. The characteristics of the buildings nearby, determine the position of the new house. An industrial building generates towards one side a 10 meters height division wall that is used to structure lengthwise the house while orientating all the interior spaces towards the garden of the opposite field.

© Cristobal Palma
© Cristobal Palma

A metal tray runs all along the structure length, becoming a shell for a new vegetation that gazes from the inside and seems to merge with the neighbouring garden.

View the complete gallery

About this office
Adamo-Faiden
Office
Cite: "Martos House / Adamo-Faiden" 07 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/329336/martos-house-adamo-faiden/> ISSN 0719-8884