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Tent House / Nómena Arquitectos

  • 01:00 - 29 May, 2013
Tent House / Nómena Arquitectos
Tent House / Nómena Arquitectos, © Juan Solano
© Juan Solano

© Juan Solano © Juan Solano © Juan Solano © Juan Solano + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

  • Architect in Charge

    Nómena
  • Design Team

    Talía Valdéz
  • Contractor

    EF Contratistas
  • Structural Engineering

    César Villegas
  • Services

    José Luis Vega
  • Electrical Engineering

    José Luis Vega
  • Area

    27825.0 sqm
  • Photographs

© Juan Solano
© Juan Solano

Text description provided by the architects. This project is a temporal private beach house. It’s located south of Lima, district of Cañete, within a desert climate near to the Pacific Ocean.

© Juan Solano
© Juan Solano

Our main objective was to create a building that responds to the specific location and functionality.  The site is at the surroundings of a beach but far away from the shore coast. So we want to bring the beach experience to the house.

© Juan Solano
© Juan Solano

Looking around, an existent beach tent is the perfect solution for this project, since it’s a weightless plane parallel to a surface that projects a shadow creating a habitable space beneath it.

© Juan Solano
© Juan Solano

The program is divided into two parts: private life and social living. The first one is located at ground level with a high functionality and few vertical perforations making it a low lighted object. It works as a solid platform that allows the social living to be above it as an open space with no internal divisions, with a panoramic view under a weightless plane. 

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

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Cite: "Tent House / Nómena Arquitectos" 29 May 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/378209/tent-house-nomena-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884

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