Textual content description supplied by the architects. South Córdoba, on the outskirts of a small rural city and delimited in its northern half by an unlimited panorama of olive groves, is situated the „Casa Libertad“, named after the homonymous avenue through which it’s based. Conceived as a retirement house for the mother and father, with a primary room as a dwelling & eating room, kitchen, bed room, toilet, two patios, and a terrace, is the results of a coworking between a father as a grasp builder and a son as an architect. The constructing is on an oblong plot measuring 7 x 20 meters and rotated 45° across the cardinal axes. In different phrases, on the face of issues, its orientation and its location in an city surroundings of little curiosity usually are not excellent.
In step with the custom of home structure in heat climates -and with rapid references such because the classical domus, the Islamic home and the native conventional architecture- the constructing‘s implementation technique has been based mostly on attaining a sure autonomy regarding its rapid surrounding by defining an remoted structure as a monolithic field closed to the outside; nevertheless, it’s opened to the inside patios, the place household life takes middle stage.
The challenge seeks a constructing and a constructive system that with only a few parts may very well be appropriated by a household as a dignified house and could be constructed within the quickest and most effective means doable.
The challenge is a agency dedication to utilizing native supplies with low environmental affect and making use of passive air-con programs. Photo voltaic radiation is captured in winter and prevented in summer season utilizing cellular picket shutters. Thermal bridges are minimized and cross-ventilation and thermal inertia are maximized, producing breathable, wholesome dwelling areas with very low power consumption.
This system, the construction, the development, and the consolation of this constructing are resolved with a unitary technique arising from the qualities of the supplies used. These are coming largely from the identical municipality itself and are current within the vernacular structure.