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Metal Houses in Argentina: 10 Projects with Sheet Metal Exteriors

Metal Houses in Argentina: 10 Projects with Sheet Metal Exteriors

House PRO.CRE.AR 01 / FRAM arquitectos. Image © Bruno Tarenzi House in El Pinar / Nicolas Bechis. Image © Federico CairoliTwo Conde Houses / Hitzig Militello Arquitectos. Image © Federico Kulekdjian PH-Dwelling / FRAM arquitectos + JES. Image © Fernando Schapochnik+ 16

Whether applied as cladding to steel or timber frame structures or to structures built by traditional means, sheet metal offers an array of advantages as a building material, thanks to its low cost, ease of maintenance, and versatility.

In this article, we highlight ten modern Argentine residences that feature sheet metal in their exteriors, either exclusively or mixed with other materials like concrete and wood:

Black:

House in El Pinar / Nicolas Bechis

  • Location: Santa Fe, Argentina.
  • Year: 2012

 House in El Pinar / Nicolas Bechis. Image © Federico Cairoli
House in El Pinar / Nicolas Bechis. Image © Federico Cairoli

Two Conde Houses / Hitzig Militello Arquitectos

  • Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Year: 2012

Two Conde Houses / Hitzig Militello Arquitectos. Image © Federico Kulekdjian
Two Conde Houses / Hitzig Militello Arquitectos. Image © Federico Kulekdjian

House PRO.CRE.AR 01 / FRAM arquitectos

  • Location: General Roca, Argentina.
  • Year: 2014

House PRO.CRE.AR 01 / FRAM arquitectos. Image © Bruno Tarenzi
House PRO.CRE.AR 01 / FRAM arquitectos. Image © Bruno Tarenzi

Pampa House / Mariana Palacios

  • Location: La Pampa, Argentina.
  • Year: 2014

Pampa House / Mariana Palacios. Image © Gonzalo Viramonte
Pampa House / Mariana Palacios. Image © Gonzalo Viramonte

Delta Cabin / AToT Arquitectos

  • Location: Tigre, Argentina.
  • Year: 2014

Delta Cabin / AToT-Arquitectos todo Terreno. Image © Manuel Ciarlotti
Delta Cabin / AToT-Arquitectos todo Terreno. Image © Manuel Ciarlotti

La Negrita / Morini Arquitectos

  • Location: Mendiolaza, Argentina.
  • Year: 2017

 La Negrita / Morini Arquitectos. Image © Gonzalo Viramonte
La Negrita / Morini Arquitectos. Image © Gonzalo Viramonte

PH Dwelling / FRAM arquitectos + JES

  • Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Year: 2018

 PH-Dwelling / FRAM arquitectos + JES. Image © Fernando Schapochnik
PH-Dwelling / FRAM arquitectos + JES. Image © Fernando Schapochnik

LL House / A4estudio

  • Location: Mendoza, Argentina.
  • Year: 2019

LL House / A4estudio. Image © Arq Luis Abba
LL House / A4estudio. Image © Arq Luis Abba

White:

PH Loft Arias / Hitzig Militello Arquitectos

  • Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Year: 2011

PH Loft Arias / Hitzig Militello Arquitectos. Image © Masterpix
PH Loft Arias / Hitzig Militello Arquitectos. Image © Masterpix

Mía House / Matias Pons Estel

  • Location: Santo Tomé, Argentina.
  • Year: 2013

Mía House / Matias Pons Estel. Image © Federico Cairoli
Mía House / Matias Pons Estel. Image © Federico Cairoli

Mg / Marantz Arquitectura

  • Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Year: 2015

Mg / Marantz Arquitectura. Image © Fernando Schapochnik
Mg / Marantz Arquitectura. Image © Fernando Schapochnik

House Cronos / Moirë arquitectos

  • Location: Pinamar, Argentina.
  • Year: 2016

House Cronos / Moirë arquitectos. Image © Ramiro Sosa
House Cronos / Moirë arquitectos. Image © Ramiro Sosa

Marta House / Estudio Borrachia

  • Location: Belgrano, Argentina.
  • Year: 2017

Marta House  / Estudio Borrachia. Image © Fernando Schapochnik
Marta House / Estudio Borrachia. Image © Fernando Schapochnik

Wooden Atelier / Berzero Jaros

  • Location: Cordoba, Argentina.
  • Year: 2018

Wooden Atelier / Berzero Jaros. Image © Constanza Otero
Wooden Atelier / Berzero Jaros. Image © Constanza Otero

House in El Maitén / bernardo rosello – arquitectura

  • Location: Bahía Blanca, Argentina.
  • Year: 2018

House in El Maitén / bernardo rosello – arquitectura. Image © Ramiro Sosa
House in El Maitén / bernardo rosello – arquitectura. Image © Ramiro Sosa

 

* This article was originally published on February 2, 2020.

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Cite: Maiztegui, Belén. "Metal Houses in Argentina: 10 Projects with Sheet Metal Exteriors " [Casas de metal en Argentina: 10 proyectos con revestimiento exterior de chapa ] 20 Jul 2021. ArchDaily. (Trans. Johnson, Maggie) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/965137/metal-houses-in-argentina-10-projects-with-sheet-metal-exteriors> ISSN 0719-8884

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