C-Q Project / JSª

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Miraflores, Peru
© Sandra Pereznieto

Text description provided by the architects. Located in the district of Miraflores in Lima, Peru, the project is a building with 7 apartments, with one apartment per level. The rectangular site has an area of ​​560 m2 overlooking one of the characteristic Miraflores urban parks. The project is 1.50 m above street level and setback two meters from the street, this results in a much broader sidewalk, more subtle to the city. 6 apartments approximately 340 m2 and an additional penthouse about 540 m2 are designed.

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The lobby area connects to the vertical circulation and a first ground floor apartment. The first apartment has a terrace linked to the park but subtly separated from the public space, addressing relationships between interior and exterior. The terraces of each apartment on the facade toward the park have a gradual inflection that orients the views to the deepest view of the public park.

© Sandra Pereznieto

The concept aims to articulate public living areas in the apartments connected to the park through a circulation core, kitchen and services for the secondary bedrooms and living room. A series of fixed mullions in one of the interior facades allow to blur and address relationships between apartments, generating visual privacy and framing views.

© Sandra Pereznieto

The living room, kitchen and master bedroom are mostly oriented to the park. Each of the apartments went through a process of direct customization with owners from a base typology. In each of the proposals, the two interior courtyards combine the order of living spaces.

© Sandra Pereznieto

The courtyards articulate the main spaces of the apartments, and along with a large green wall in one of the courtyards, provide a particular micro environment inside. The vertical garden 8 levels high, in the manner of a domesticated garden, creates a sense of extension of the public park within the apartments, allowing a constant relationship to the natural environment in circulation and interior areas.

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Address:Miraflores, Peru

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Cite: "C-Q Project / JSª" [Proyecto C-Q / JSª] 22 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/538502/c-q-project-js> ISSN 0719-8884

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