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House between Trees / - = + x

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Arch Daily

House between Trees / - = + x

© Leonardo Méndez
Architects: - = + x -
Location: Mariano Roque Alonso, Paraguay
Architects In Charge: Francisco Tomboly, Sonia Carisimo
Area: 993.0 m2
Project Year: 2015
Photographs: Leonardo Méndez
Collaborators: Fernanda Garicoche, Elianne Vidal
Structure Calculation: Ingeniero Rodrigo Vera Prous
© Leonardo Méndez
Text description provided by the architects. Mariano Roque Alonso city, located next to Asuncion, is part of “Gran Asuncion”, an urban continuity formed by several low-density cities. These cities have been growing along important highways resulting in blocks following their geometry.
© Leonardo Méndez
Ground Floor Plan and Longitudinal Section
© Leonardo Méndez
The “Vivienda Entre Árboles” is built on a one-hectare terrain with rich vegetation, where an old ranch was located. The project is implanted within an area of dense vegetation, with trees that have developed long trunks in search of light.
© Leonardo Méndez
The aim is that the existing trees be part of the house´s integral spaces,...

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