Núñez House by Adamo-Faiden

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Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

Argetinian studio Adamo-Faiden have installed a fabric tensile structure across the roof of this renovated apartment in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

Called Núñez House, a tent-like structure between the walls at the top of the building creates a shaded covering over the terrace and swimming pool.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

A light airy social area has been created at the top of the house, where the kitchen, living and dining rooms all flow out to the terrace, separated from it by glazed walls.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

The rest of the apartment has been completely renovated, with the bedrooms spread over one floor and a rooftop swimming pool made from an old water tank.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

Photographs are by Cristobal Palma.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

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Here's some more information from the architects:


Núñez House.

The realized work for the Núñez family consisted of the transformation of an old apartment into a contemporary urban home.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

The project resumes four punctual operations that try to set a relation between the existent organization and the new function.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

The first one is the inversion of the separate uses of the two floors of the house.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

With the addition of a bathroom and a closet in place of the former living room, the goal of placing all bedrooms on first floor is achieved.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

Which, in turn, liberates the upper floor and its terrace for a functional common space for the whole family.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

The second intervention consists of occupation of half of the terrace with a light construction, which integrates the space with the kitchen, dining area, and living room.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

The rooftop of this space is used to create an extension that leads to the third operation: convertion of the water tank into an open-air swimming pool.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

Finally, a shadow device incorporates to the project the irregularity of the walls from neighboring buildings, trapping a great volume of air and creating an specific atmosphere for the new house.

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

Nunez House by Adamo-Faiden

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See also:

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House in Kodaira by
Suppose Design Office
Origami by
Architects Collective
Casas Lago by
Adamo-Faiden
  • boo

    Can't help wondering about heavy winds affecting this. Lovely otherwise!

  • paul

    it looks like tarpaulin

  • Julia

    Not sure about the canopy… Nice pool!

  • ABZ

    Nice! I can´t believe this is 20 blocks away from my house and I´ve never seen it. Compliments to the studio!

  • http://www.alexandracampbell.ca Alexandra

    Very interesting canopy design. How does it hold up to hard weather?

  • kish

    it's quaint.