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Casa Pillagua Barranco / Endara Arquitectos

Casa Pillagua Barranco / Endara Arquitectos
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Quito, Ecuador
  • Architects: Endara Arquitectos
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  480
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Photographs Photographs:  BICUBIK
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Madeval, American Water Heaters, BRIKO, Big Glass, Briggs Veneers, Marte Industrias, Pedral, Trimble
  • Lead Architect: Patricio Endara
  • Design Team:Julio L. Endara, Ana María Endara
  • Engineering:TEC-MET
  • Sanitary Installations Consultant:CONSISA Mario Cueva
  • Electrical Installations Consultant:SEIM Roberto Moncato
  • Home Automation:B Ticino
  • City:Quito
  • Country:Ecuador
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Text description provided by the architects. Pillagua Barranco is a project of three detached houses located in the warm valley of Cumbaya, near Quito. The long terrain where the houses are located is characterized by a steep slope. The greatest potential of the land is precisely the view it has towards the small and intimate valley of Pillagua, as well as towards its green surroundings.

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For this reason, the houses direct their views towards the valley and are implanted in the forest, respecting the nature that surrounds them and giving the user a direct relationship with it. The houses were designed with the intention of disappearing into the forest and becoming part of it. 

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The social area is located in the first subsoil and opens completely towards the landscape, it also has a private garden limited by the natural rocks of the terrain. The bedroom area is located on a lower floor, making it more private; it has a pleasant relationship with the treetops, which look out slightly through the windows, giving the feeling of being in the forest.

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Cite: "Casa Pillagua Barranco / Endara Arquitectos" [Casa Pillagua Barranco / Endara Arquitectos] 17 Oct 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/926716/casa-pillagua-barranco-endara-arquitectos> ISSN 0719-8884

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