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Laif House / BAUEN

Laif House / BAUEN

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Altos, Paraguay
  • Architects: BAUEN
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  440
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2018
  • Photographs
    Photographs :Federico Cairoli
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  Florense, Hyline, Deca, Plydeck, Plystone
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© Federico Cairoli

Text description provided by the architects. What If? This question starts the search, what if we build a house that can be moved from one place to another, with recyclable materials and low carbon footprint? A SUSTAINABLE house.

© Federico Cairoli
Roof plan
© Federico Cairoli

A low cost recycled metal was the solution, to which we gave the appearance that time will eventually provide. The oxide defines the materiality and texture which at the same time seeks to contrast its hardness to make it warmer, more livable and appropriate.

© Federico Cairoli
Transversal section
© Federico Cairoli

Three parallelepipeds, two horizontal and a vertical one on a tape of metal profiles release the base plane. We added sliding enclosures that either integrate or separate the interior and exterior areas. Minimalist space. Fluid space. The answer to the question “What if?” is Laif

© Federico Cairoli

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Cite: "Laif House / BAUEN" [Casa laif / BAUEN] 26 Nov 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/928865/laif-house-bauen> ISSN 0719-8884

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