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Martos House / Adamo-Faiden

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

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  • 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.

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Cite: "Martos House / Adamo-Faiden" 07 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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