Text description provided by the architects. This apartment from the 60´s is located in Barrio Norte, one of the most densely populated zones of Buenos Aires City, was responding to particular criteria of a high-rise housing in a socio-economic context that has moved its center of gravity. The distribution of spaces, according to the prevailing social protocols, offered a segmented to be redefined plan.The intervention focuses on two overlapping actions: integration and qualification.
In a first step fragmentary spaces whose characteristics proved obsolete to the needs of contemporary use, they are unified: entrance hall, kitchen, bedroom, distributor and living gave way to a new open space to be qualified.
A furniture device is constituted as a programmatic interface between intimate and public areas of the house condensing, technical lines, saving space and equipment.
In its final disposition, the furniture device exchanges watertight thick walls for soft surfaces, drivable and translucent, providing mutability and the capacity of management for uses, natural lighting and ventilation to an amplified space.