Edificio Morelli / Arcieri Arquitectura
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Situated in a central space of Montevideo, the Morelli residential constructing is positioned on a 10-meter huge and 46-meter deep web site between occasion partitions. Taking as a reference the R2B1 zoning of Buenos Aires – our neighboring metropolis – to take advantage of the traits of the land, the mission is articulated in two blocks of 4 ranges round a big central patio 11 meters lengthy.
The 2 volumes attain the 9 meters of peak allowed by the laws of town, plus a walkable rooftop for the recreation of the customers, and are linked to one another by an exterior circulation of concrete walkways.
Entry to the complicated is thru a landscaped semi-basement the place the 9 garages are positioned, and there it’s linked to the vertical circulation that results in the three higher ranges, the place the fifteen bi-oriented housing models are positioned.
The typologies differ between 1 and a pair of bedrooms and a studio house; all have terraces or patios for particular person use. The association of the 2 blocks across the open central area permits all models to have a double orientation to the northwest and southeast, guaranteeing satisfactory solar publicity and cross air flow. Persevering with the tour by the central circulation, entry is gained to the walkable rooftop, which homes a leisure space with two common-use barbecues, and an area for drying garments and water tanks.
For the mission, a recent aesthetic of fresh traces and easy volumetry was sought. The development was carried out with prefabricated concrete items and assembled on-site with the assistance of cranes, an answer that supplied pace and ease within the execution.
The principle facade consists of a metallic pores and skin of metal profiles and orsogril panels which might be hooked up to the quantity of the constructing, producing a 1.20-meter huge buffer area that features as a vegetal filter offering privateness from the road, and housing the outside areas of the models.