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  5. CCPM Arquitectos
  6. 2017
  7. PH Lavalleja / CCPM Arquitectos

PH Lavalleja / CCPM Arquitectos

PH Lavalleja / CCPM Arquitectos
PH Lavalleja / CCPM Arquitectos, © Javier Agustín Rojas
© Javier Agustín Rojas

© Javier Agustín Rojas © Javier Agustín Rojas © Javier Agustín Rojas © Javier Agustín Rojas + 18

© Javier Agustín Rojas
© Javier Agustín Rojas

Text description provided by the architects. PH is the name given to a traditional housing typology in Buenos Aires, characterised by its high density and low rise. Set in the last unit of a long plot, PH Lavalleja coexists with the neighbouring free plan, high rise residential buildings that surround it.

© Javier Agustín Rojas
© Javier Agustín Rojas

© Javier Agustín Rojas
© Javier Agustín Rojas

The views from them frame the scenario in which architecture emerges, opening possibilities for public space in the interior of the block. The update consists in disassembling the existing roofs and replacing them with a continuous envelope that links the different public spaces and mediates between interior and exterior.

© Javier Agustín Rojas
© Javier Agustín Rojas
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Section BB - Section CC
© Javier Agustín Rojas
© Javier Agustín Rojas

The rhythm of the existing infrastructure and the perimetral constraints are worked geometrically to generate the continuity of the envelope. A system of wooden surfaces and furniture is replicated throughout the interior, generating different situations by shifting materialities.

© Javier Agustín Rojas
© Javier Agustín Rojas
Cite: "PH Lavalleja / CCPM Arquitectos" [PH Lavalleja / CCPM Arquitectos] 29 Jun 2017. ArchDaily. (Trans. Santibañez, Danae) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/874547/ph-lavalleja-ccpm-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884
© Javier Agustín Rojas

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