House Gazebo / AR+C

House Gazebo / AR+C

© Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea © Lorena Darquea + 18

Quito Canton, Ecuador
  • Architects: AR+C
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  160 Area:  160
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2013 Year:  2013
  • Photographs Photographs:  Lorena Darquea
  • Constructor:AR+C y URBEM
  • Architect In Charge:Francisco Almeida, Tatiana Bohorquez
  • City:Quito Canton
  • Country:Ecuador
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© Lorena Darquea
© Lorena Darquea

Text description provided by the architects. The project is residence house of 140 m2 located in Guayllabamba, Ecuador. The house is conceived as a continuation of nature to which is embedded inside the mountain. This green platform allows the preservation of a lookout site prior to constructions.

© Lorena Darquea
© Lorena Darquea

A perimeter contention wall composes the primary structure. An air chamber allows having a thermal comfort inside and protects from humidity.

© Lorena Darquea
© Lorena Darquea

The structure was calculated to resist about 20 cm of vegetation on deck. Open skylights allow cross-ventilation and communication from the house to the deck.

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Cite: "House Gazebo / AR+C " 09 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/455787/house-gazebo-ar-c> ISSN 0719-8884

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