House in El Maitén
The house is located on a plot of 730 m2 in El Maitén, suburban residential neighborhood of the city of Bahia Blanca. It was financed with a PROCREAR loan granted by the Argentine state. At the request of the owner, its realization was planned two construction stages: made, a house with an area of 70 sqm plus the gallery, which meets the needs of basic use for single user, and a second stage with two bedrooms and a bathroom for future growth.
The positioning of the house in the lot is transverse, leaving 2 empty spaces: one back where the garden is located that is visually related to the main interior spaces and frequently used (first stage); and one to the front, planned to position the second stage of construction.
The gallery to the east sheltered with its lateral fronts, generates a protected area of the strong prevailing winds of the west; turn, and not obscure the interior of the house, covered with translucent polycarbonate, allowing its use in rainy days. Towards the west, the house closes in its entirety to protect itself from the hostile sun in summer. Only high windows are projected to guarantee the interior movement of the air, renewing its volume in a few minutes.
The house is made with a mixed construction system, consisting of supporting walls of the steelframe type, and columns that support laminated wooden beams modulated every two meters. The roof is made with a single sheet, slightly curved, that drain with slopes towards both facades.
Location: San Juan street, 3989 / El Maitén / Bahía Blanca / Buenos Aires / Argentina
Lot size: 730 m2
Project area: 70 sqm / 35 sqm (porch)
start of construction of the house: 2017
Completion of the construction of the house: 2018
Project and construction management: Bernardo Rosello
Structural verification: Enrique Gil
Steelframe panelized: Daniel Morón Zahnd
Builders: Anibal Soto / Kevin Gomez
Photographer: Ramiro Sosa