Zibu Home / Di Frenna Arquitectos
Textual content description offered by the architects. Casa Zibu, an evocative identify that unfolds majestically in its structure, invitations us to discover an area the place design turns into a visible and sensory symphony. Within the coronary heart of this dwelling, a central axis on the higher and decrease flooring turns into the guiding thread that invitations us to discover each nook of the home.
These central axes are framed by black metal columns, which not solely present structural assist but additionally create a recreation of framing and highlighting key parts alongside their path. On the bottom flooring, the axis is subtly current, whereas on the higher flooring, it takes heart stage by means of a picket bridge, including heat and tranquility to this degree.
Regardless of occupying a comparatively small plot of land, the home closes itself off on its facades to supply privateness and a sense of welcome to its inhabitants. Upon coming into, those that reside in it disconnect utterly from the skin and immerse themselves in an expertise of whole immersion in its inside. By way of a retractable lattice with vertical picket slats, residents can select the extent of closeness to the encircling context or, quite the opposite, go for an intimate ambiance if they need.
The volumetrics of the mission are fragmented into 4 courtyards, two within the heart of the home and two in the back and front. These courtyards, crammed with vegetation and guayabillo bushes, create pauses and breaths that illuminate the areas with a play of sunshine and shadows, producing a singular ambiance as the home is explored.
This system of the home is split into two ranges: the bottom flooring homes the social areas, whereas the higher flooring accommodates the non-public areas. This symbolic division displays the transition from the abnormal to the extraordinary, from the general public to the non-public, inviting the inhabitants to seek out tranquility and peace in probably the most intimate areas of the home.
From the second you enter, the home arouses curiosity and astonishment. Cantilevered stone staircases welcome you and step by step reveal the totally different areas, producing a way of discovery.
The materiality of the home stays elegant and sober, the place every ingredient dialogues and enhances one another. The uncovered black painted metal beams with out hiding the construction add a contact of contemporaneity and horizontality to the mission, bolstered by means of grooves or joints within the concrete that present continuity, whereas the presence of stone supplies tough textures that invite contact and join with nature.
The selection of pigmented yellow concrete provides a particular notice to the design of the mission. The delicate and discreet presence of this colour, along with being aesthetically congruent, performs with the reflection of sunshine, preserving the chosen areas at all times illuminated.
Casa Zibu is a sanctuary of design and tranquility, the place each element has been rigorously thought out to create a singular expertise.