Nicolás del Campo Architect - Casa Viguet in Pilar, Buenos Aires Print
Sunday, 14 March 2010 05:47

Casa Viguet is a 70 m2 (750 sq ft), intentionally minimalist, single room house located in Pilar - Buenos Aires. The architect, Nicolás Del Campo, placed the house in the center of the much larger, 1,500 m2 (16,100 Sq ft), naturally landscaped site, generating multiple gardens for the user to enjoy. The house becomes a synergy between the monolithic interior and the multi-faceted exterior.

Considering functions, execution, aesthetics and construction time, the architect opted for re-molded concrete elements as the building components for the house. The skin acts as security wall, while screening the natural elements. While interplaying with transparency and opacity, it filters light and generates shade, all changing according with the time of day and season.
DelCampo_Viguet_02DelCampo_Viguet_05As explained by the architect: “The house defines itself as a contemplation instrument, expressing need as joy of use, interpreting daily life as magical, improvising and composing with the existent an idyllic bond as a medium of finding comfort in the living.”


Project Details:

- Project Name: Casa Viguet
- Architect: Nicolás del Campo
- Date of completion: 2008
- Location of site: La Lonja – Pilar, Buenos Aires
- Site Area: 1500 sq. Meters
- Built Area: 70 sq. Meters

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 March 2010 08:14