Tree House (Casita del árbol) is a Multiple Use space located in an area of high environmental value on the outskirts of the city of Santa Fe, in the middle of the landscape of the Paraná River. It has a unique interior space and a small attic in double height. These environments located on the upper floor are accessed by a staircase and a semi-transparent terrace of deployed metal, which create the sensation of walking in the air between the Timbó (typical tree of the Paraná coast). space outdoors in contact with the ground. Three of its facades are opened to maximize the views of the treetops. The windows frame a changing nature that, like huge canvases, becomes the very essence of the built space. The spatial and material conception has two very strong references, on the one hand the Case StudyHouses, as an example of combined work between industry and design; and on the other hand the reworking of the constructive culture of the Argentine Pampas with its sheds, workshops, mills, factories. Simple metal structures with gable roofs that combine economy solutions, low maintenance and local production, populating suburban areas, whose beauty, spatial richness and technological peculiarity have been ignored by academic architectural culture.
View moreView full description