The land was a farm next to a river beach. Our architects proposed a sustainable tourism resort with patio homes. Basically, the same house is repeated with variations to suit the terrain and the people who occupy them. The result is a neighbourhood of bioclimatic houses all different and all familiar. Sustainable architecture is always the answer to an economic aspect. But that does not mean that ecological architecture will not also be the appropriate response to a particular place…
The subdivision project
We designed a subdivision to allow quality housing at a very low cost. To this end, we design lots designed to house prefabricated houses. However, prefabrication does not imply monotony. On the contrary, it generates a diversity of shapes depending on the topography and curvature of the access street. Basically, the same modular house produces different situations.
Prefabricated courtyard houses
Thus, the houses are all different as they result from variants that adapt to the terrain and the people who occupy them. It results in a neighborhood of houses that are all distinct and all familiar.
In this way, architecture is always the answer to an economic aspect. And this answer is only truly valid when it also becomes the most appropriate answer to the place…