House Gazebo / AR+C

House Gazebo / AR+C

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

Houses  · 
Quito Canton, Ecuador
  • Architects: AR+C
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 160.0 sqm
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2013
  • Constructor

    AR+C y URBEM
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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 . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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