아르헨티나 항구 도시에 위치한 넓은 콘크리트 주택은 2개의 볼륨으로 구성되어 있는데 2층 직사각형 블록과 약간의 각으로 회전이 된 좀 더 작은 블록이 그것이며 이 두개의 구조는 목조 현관문과 이어진 중앙 통로로 연결된다.
Argentinian architect Pablo Gagliardo has designed a family dwelling around its rear garden and topped with a slab of concrete, which juts out to form a double-height patio.
Casa CA, or House CA, is a spacious concrete residence in Fisherton – a residential neighbourhood in the port city of Rosario, Argentina. The house was designed by Estudio Pablo Gagliardo and measures 3,982 square feet (370 square metres).
The residence comprises two volumes: a main two-storey rectangular block, and a smaller adjacent box rotated at a slight angle. These structures are linked by a central entryway, defined by a wooden front door.
"The front of the house, south oriented, is closed and private; while the programme opens to the interior, orienting all social areas to the north and regulating the privacy of the living spaces," said the architects in a project description.
Casa CA is constructed mostly from concrete, with tall pillars that support its expansive flat roof. Glass lines almost the entirety of the main volume's long elevation, which can be covered by a sliding, black slatted wall to shade rooms from sunlight, as well as offer privacy.
"The use of concrete in the structure allows the generation of continuous glazed surfaces, which dilutes the limits and integrates the garden with the interior completely and the environments between them, giving the sensation of a single space," said a project description.
The main portion of the residence is linear in plan, and includes an outdoor dining area and wet bar that meets a living room and kitchen on the ground floor. Inside is a long wall of white cabinets with other white furnishings and pops of red. Floors feature light grey tiles, with exposed board-marked concrete across the ceiling.