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Bernardo Bustamante Arquitectos combines eucalyptus and concrete in Quito home
The low-slung house is sited on a corner lot in the Tumbaco neighbourhood, on the outskirts of Quito. Local planning regulations required that the house have a generous front yard, and prohibited the construction of a fence or other obstruction.
Tríptico Building in Córdoba is divided into three vertical houses
On the facade, an inverted beam spanning 10 metres – between the two party walls – allowed for the central partitions to not extend to the ground. This in turn freed up space for a hallway and a three-car garage.
Concrete house by Gestalt Associates take cues from colonial architecture
Completed earlier in 2021 by Querétaro-based studio Gestalt Associates, Frame House is a brick-and-concrete structure that is comprised of rectangular volumes arranged asymmetrically around a central courtyard and staircase.
Patio Estudio fills "introverted" home in Argentina with internal patios
Patio Estudio slightly raised the home using soil from the site to allow it to overlook its surroundings, with views framed by a concrete envelope that mirrors the checkerboard arrangement of the home's private patios.
Curved roof tops weekend retreat near Pune by Red Brick Studio
The external walls are finished in a rough plaster made using a red pigment that matches the earthy tones of the surrounding mountains. The roof form is constructed using reinforced ferro-cement to create a curved form that channels rainwater into a series of ponds, so it can be stored for irrigation in the drier months.