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Casa E246 / Ezequiel Amado Cattaneo

  • 05:34 - 1 June, 2014
Casa E246 / Ezequiel Amado Cattaneo
Casa E246 / Ezequiel Amado Cattaneo, © Alejandro Peral
© Alejandro Peral

© Alejandro Peral © Alejandro Peral © Alejandro Peral © Alejandro Peral + 24

  • Collaboratos

    Rafael Lorenzo, Martin Dellatorre, Joaquin Adot
  • Structural

    Jose Luis Pisani
  • Contractor

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© Alejandro Peral
© Alejandro Peral

Text description provided by the architects. The house site searches to maximize sunlight and long views. Theese are the fundamental premises to orient the building on a triangular terrain.

Diagram 6
Diagram 6

Close to the country club boundary, the main volume stands paralel to the neighbours house, enhancing its longitudinal extension to develop the necessary program.

© Alejandro Peral
© Alejandro Peral

The materiality adopted is simple and rational. Reinforced concrete, big glass screens, and black aluminum windows keep the monochromy, so as to highlight the green surroundings.

Lower Floor Plan
Lower Floor Plan

On the lower level, the social activities are gathered arround a series of courtyards, that lighten and shape space, incorporating landscape into daily life. Thus, the inside-outside relation is strengthened, keeping the essence of the place.

Upper Floor Plan
Upper Floor Plan

On the first floor plan, the bedrooms and private living rooms are aligned on an overwhelming black volume, granting best light and sight. A concrete black siding distinguishes its importance and emphasizes its horizontality in a recongnizable way.

© Alejandro Peral
© Alejandro Peral

This strong gesture, helps to create the cars space, framing the see through entrance, from which the garden and pool are introduced.

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Cite: "Casa E246 / Ezequiel Amado Cattaneo" [Casa E246 / Ezequiel Amado Cattaneo] 01 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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