House “Lago en el cielo” / David Ramírez Arquitectos

first_img Area:  352 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs:  Camilo DuqueText description provided by the architects. The house ¨Lago en el cielo¨ is a single family housing Project, located less than 30 minutes from Medellin, Colombia. This house, projected in two levels lets you enjoy a privileged view over La Fe dam, and its location on the land was conceived to allow you to be in touch with nature.Save this picture!© Camilo DuqueRecommended ProductsWindowsSolarluxSliding Window – CeroPorcelain StonewareApavisaFloor Tiles – RegenerationEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcorePorcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles- CoverlamWhen you reach the premises, you don´t see the house immediately, you have to search for it, in part, part because the landscape distracts and in part because it is clinging to the mountain, and it is like if the house wanted to see without being seen.Save this picture!© Camilo DuqueAt first instance, you recognize from outside an orthogonal volumetry with a moderate proportion and quite façade. Its skin veneered with precast concrete similar to the blackboard. Density is balanced with big glass windows and super imposing volumes that bring lightness.Save this picture!© Camilo DuqueThe main entrance to the house is through the upper level where a solid teka pivoted door opens to a large hall, next to the main lounge that shares an open kitchen, dining room and guest bathroom. In this same level the house has a bedroom with a bathroom and walk-in wardrobe. All space enjoys the visual characteristic that gets impressive as you go through the big glass doors, to the upper level terrace.Save this picture!© Camilo DuqueAccess to the lower level is through a hallway with special lighting, rhythm and proportion characteristics that invite you to walk down. The way to the lower level is guided by the light that enters through oversized openings that play in a rhythm of verticalities and join the visitor to reach the visual of a huge glass window same as the others in proportions but bigger that frames part of the work: outside vegetation.Save this picture!© Camilo DuqueEach one of the openings that seen from outside are a part of the building, now seen from inside provide a static furniture, with ashlars, jambs and lintels with the same depth. A convenient seating height invites you to stay and have a conversation or read a good book from the library below the frames.Save this picture!© Camilo DuqueThe main bedroom almost unseen in the lower level is generously endowed with sliding windows that hide embedded in the walls that serve as pockets and when open the bedroom claims its own private terrace pierced by a native tree, original inhabitant of the land.Save this picture!© Camilo DuqueA textured wall with rolling stone the San Andres type, separates the bedroom and bathroom that includes a great window from floor to ceiling, it is another place of the house that dumps the pleasure of the sentences: having a bath under the natural light.Save this picture!© Camilo DuqueThe house interior is well relaxed, with common materials such as wood, stones, cement. Furnished with some classics like Barcelona chair, the Eames Lounge chair or the chaise lounge LC4 that honored the heritage of modern architecture and names like Mies Vander Rohe or Le Corbusier.Save this picture!© Camilo DuqueExternal image had its moment in the project but it was not all, it was more the internal result of spaces and routes made for human activities as well as the materials and coatings drawing together the overall volumetic.Save this picture!PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessGallipoli Agadere Memorial & Hospital Museum Proposal / Ziya Imren, Barış Ekmekçi, M…ArticlesHow to Architect | The BookArticles Share Architects: David Ramírez Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Photographs 2009 Projects Houses House “Lago en el cielo” / David Ramírez ArquitectosSave this projectSaveHouse “Lago en el cielo” / David Ramírez Arquitectos ArchDaily CopyHouses•Retiro, Colombia Colombia CopyAbout this officeDavid Ramírez ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodHousesRetiroColombiaPublished on July 14, 2012Cite: “House “Lago en el cielo” / David Ramírez Arquitectos” 14 Jul 2012. 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