This project is located in the city of Salta, Argentina. It is set on the side of a mountain at 1250 m above the sea. The land has a slope of 20 degrees and has a leafy tree vegetation.
Morphologically it is formed by a rectangular volume that underwent a subtraction. The same is resting on a stone wall in the rugged north face and compacted natural ground on the south side, leaving a kind of tunnel underneath.
The focus of the project is to the west, so I work with the dimensions of the gallery to manage and achieve enlightenment ideal thermal comfort.
The front faces the Golf field, located about 150 m below. Vehicle access is the service area of the project, thus entering the kitchen.
Structurally, the project was a challenge because Salta is located in a seismic zone and receives the thrust of the Nazca plate located on the Atlantic Ocean, which responds to earthquake standards.
The materials used were the reinforced concrete, stone, glass and iron. Inside boasts smooth cement floors .Source by Dardo Molina.
- Location: Salta, Argentina
- Architect: Dardo Molina
- Client: Wilmer Guzman
- Year: 2016
- Construction year: 2017
- Images: Courtesy of Dardo Molina