Collective Housing in Jesús María / Carranza Vazquez Arquitectos
Textual content description offered by the architects. The work is positioned in Jesús María, a comparatively medium-scale metropolis positioned 50 km from the capital of the province of Córdoba, Argentina. Town is characterised by a low-density material the place the predominance of a logic of housing occupation by heaps hinders the response to the excessive housing demand within the space. The challenge consists of a set of 4 housing models of 130 m2 on a nook lot of 420 m2 with a slope within the north/south course in the direction of the river that crosses the town.
To average the impression on the pure soil and protect the scalar relationship with the encircling material, the challenge is settled on the lot with out modifying the topography, utilizing it as a design useful resource. This registration of the topography additionally permits organizing the typologies in half ranges, gaining a coated area beneath floor degree.
Every housing unit is organized into 2 programmatic strips, one which teams the companies and vertical circulations and one other the place the frequent areas and bedrooms are positioned.
The half ranges are articulated round a coated void incorporating vegetation, pure lighting, and air flow, permitting for continuity between the inside areas and the outside. A collection of folding panels on the facade and within the inside void permits for managing these relationships in response to the methods of dwelling of the occupants.
On this sense, the typology operates spatially and programmatically between the compartmentalized and the continual by means of the panels that enable reconfiguring its inside, and between the unspecific and the precise, de-hierarchizing areas by means of their equalization in metrics and inside and exterior relationships.
Technologically, the work operates from the simplification of building processes, by means of the usage of native applied sciences and the deployment of the minimal obligatory assets and their repetition. The brick partitions that divide the typologies and the inside packages are used as load-bearing constructions, and the spans between these helps are coated with pure strengthened concrete slabs. The seek for the minimal reinforces its expression by means of uncovered brick and polished slabs as the ultimate end.