Causana Home / ODA – Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone – Gabarro

Causana Home / ODA – Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone – Gabarro

Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Exterior Photography, Windows
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Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Exterior Photography, Windows

Textual content description offered by the architects. Positioned on a nook lot of 2500m2, the home rests horizontally within the mountain panorama. The group of the development arises from considering of it in three parallel strips with well-defined traits. To the south, the primary strip is strong and closed, with restricted perforations that body scenes of the distant panorama. The central strip is impartial and open, able to adapt to the totally different makes use of of the household. And at last, to the north, the third strip is noble and light-weight, full of sunshine and spaciousness that connects us to the panorama of thorns and carob bushes; permitting on a regular basis actions to develop outward. 

Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Exterior Photography
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Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Exterior Photography

A small break and displacement of the strips outline the social and the non-public, permitting gradients of intimacy. Coming into the home is the results of this stagger. Many homes throughout the identical home… closed and open, strong and light-weight, impartial and noble.

Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Exterior Photography, Windows
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Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Exterior Photography

The journey begins with a phenomenal carob tree within the nook; on the aspect, a concrete ribbon on the bottom provokes us to stroll; additional on, an aerial and higher beam frames the sky and invitations us to proceed. The home dissolves, and the void exhibits its concrete soul. The mountain panorama is left behind, and now many grays of various textures envelop it. 

Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Exterior Photography, Garden
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Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Interior Photography, Windows

Inside, every thing flows in the direction of the northern solar, and the areas of enjoyment circulation repeatedly one after one other. Designed to obtain, have a good time, collect, and ponder. Simply as they want them, these areas are easy in timeless language, they’re able to be lived, used, and inhabited by the household that imagined them. On the alternative aspect, the non-public areas, extra enclosed and particular person, are additionally open to the north. 

Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Interior Photography
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Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Interior Photography, Facade

The construction is the structure, or vice versa. They’re one. The ordered and rigorous items are few. From backside to prime. At one finish, a concrete beam sinks into the bottom, beginning buried and ending on the reverse finish barely supported. The beam ranges the one airplane of the home. There are numerous partitions to the south, the remaining are situated transversely delimiting the areas. Lastly, on the prime, some heavy concrete beams fly within the sky. They play at being light-weight within the air. They end off grey and forceful, lengthy and steady underlining the blue sky. Collectively, they emphasize the horizontality of the development. 

Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Interior Photography
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Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Exterior Photography, Beam

Enjoying with the distinction of meanings between Heavy (the fabric, the strong) and Ethereal (the immaterial, the void). This home invited us, as soon as once more, to suppose and mirror on the relationships between gentle and shadow, panorama and structure, matter and construction. The probabilities are many, for this home just one. Like a stone resting on the grass. A silent and easy stone.

Causana House / ODA - Oficina de Arquitectos Lanzone - Gabarro - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Windows, Sink


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