DL House / Camilo Restrepo

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Medellin, Colombia
  • Architects: Camilo Restrepo
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  700
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2008

Text description provided by the architects. 7 considerations for a house on the andes tropic

1. on the placement

The house swims through the lot, generating its own space between the trees - without cutting down any. The geometry of the house adapts to the geometry of the space between the trees.

DL House / Camilo Restrepo - Forest

2. on the section

The space is generated after a series of variable sections. This sections are configurated on the following incremental rule: If there´s a tree, the roof folds. This way, it generates several living spaces.

3. on the material

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4. on the program

The program and the requirements of its inhabitants are distributed among 4 volumes. Each one builds its own landscape, giving autonomy and freedom to each and one of them.

DL House / Camilo Restrepo - Windows

Module 1. Garage, dining room, kitchen, services.

Module 2. Terrace and saloon.

Module 3. Kid´s rooms

Module 4. Main room and studio.

5. on the phenomenons???

DL House / Camilo Restrepo - Windows, Waterfront, Garden, Forest

6. on the order

The surface of the house is organized around two stripes. One, on the outside, manages the opening landscape to the trees through variable sections. The other, to the inside, acts as a light, temperature and views filter.

7. on the domestic architecture

The house is a system of perceptions and exchange.

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Cite: "DL House / Camilo Restrepo" 04 Feb 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/5762/dl-house-camilo-restrepo> ISSN 0719-8884

DL House / Camilo Restrepo

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