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Cachalotes Residence by Oscar Gonzalez Moix

Lima, Peru-based mostly architect Oscar Gonzalez Moix has created the Cachalotes Property.

Finished in 2010, this 6,350 square foot contemporary house in La Molina, Peru, was designed to be wheelchair accessible with no compromising on form or perform.


Cachalotes Property by Oscar Gonzalez Moix:

“The Venture is situated in an current condo in La Planicie, overlooking the Golf. Importantly, one particular of the family members is disabled, so the undertaking should not have any barriers and integrate the lives of other individuals, with out altering the aesthetics and perform. All in equal circumstances. The undertaking is articulated by means of a 1.50 axle broad circulation, containing all functions in 2 volumes. The first volume, a strip working the length of the area, including a 2nd volume containing double height social location and growth of the terrace. The idea of the house was looking for a functional integration, structural and formal, with a easy modulation responding to the program. The proposed materials synthesized warmth and formal language of the task, creating a comfortable property.

The brief for this project, but had to meet the demands of the life of a common family, we had to pay attention to every single single detail and operation, to be utilised by a disabled man or woman, getting a typical existence without having barriers.

Right after intense searches of land suitable to produce the venture, we found an region of ​​almost 663 m2. The land with a frontage of 18.forty m and bottom 36. m, had the peculiarity that its left side and adjacent to golf, with a privileged see , so that was cause sufficient to get this as a trigger situation for our Get together . The guidelines let us to construct on opposite side and the bottom, leaving a golf retreats and main entrance. With all these sturdy information intensions get started the process of projective and look for a viable notion.

The project will in probate spatial coupling functions housed on 2 floors and are organized on a tour via the circulation axis, separating the most private regions of the property with double height social area. Permitting also communicate the outside and within, on this axis, marking on the main facade, as a crack, which divides the 2 principal volumes, private and social. The volumes are clear and basic, consists of and expresses the architectural gestures functions with pure lines, stripped of ornament and respecting the parameters of present day and functional layout. These boxes harboring function functional , totally open by way of big windows obtaining transparency and permeability of see , lighting and ventilation to all major rooms of the house , taking the see of the golf, simulating an infinite garden .”

Photos by: Juan Solano Ojasi

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