PRO.CRE.AR 01 / FRAM Architects

Pro. Cre. Ar 01 / fram architects
© Bruno Tarenzi

House PRO.CRE.AR 01 is located in Padre Stefenelli, a few miles from General Roca, in the south of Argentina. The 1000m2 plot is a part of a bigger area in a ranch zone originally meant for apple production that nowadays serves as real estate land, due to population growth and the need for larger plots surrounded by nature.

Landscape consisting of large extensions of poplar groves that swift color showing the coming of each season, dry desertic weather, low winter temperatures and hot summers configure the particular feel of the site.

Pro. Cre. Ar 01 / fram architects
© Bruno Tarenzi

The client, a young couple applying for a government credit dreaming with the chance of their first home.

The program, simple, one bedroom, one bathroom, and a free plan containing kitchen, dining room and living room opening towards an exterior terrace entirely bathed in sunlight.
Due to the limited budget the project needed to be thought in stages. One first stage, with all the basic demands opened to the possibility of a future extension, without interrupting the use of the house and which proposes various layouts of inhabiting it.

Pro. Cre. Ar 01 / fram architects
© Bruno Tarenzi

In the same vein, optimizing areas was a fundamental premise, as well as the employment of simple technical resolutions and construction details that could allow local constructors to execute them.

Layout was though as a bar oriented following the length of the plot (east-west), leaving the northern façade open to the park and the panoramic view.

Pro. Cre. Ar 01 / fram architects
© Bruno Tarenzi

Inside the house, poplar wood, local and accessible, brings unity to the kitchen/hall/hallway, adding some warmth to the interior. The exterior in black metal sheets that contain the volume, sintetizing even more the volume of the house and demanding very little maintenance.

Project Details:

Location: General Roca, Río Negro, Argentina
Type: ResidentialHouses
Area: 90m2
Architects: FRAM Architects – Franco Riccheri, Agustín Mendiondo
Photographs: Bruno Tarenzi

Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today.
Aline Chahine
Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today. Highlights Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008 Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019 Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience Experience As full-fledged architect, Aline's background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid. Education Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto
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