Location Playa Grande, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Year of Completion 2019
Area 2,300 m² lot
Built Surface 210 m²
Duration of Building 8 months
Team in Charge of the Project Gaia Studio
Project Architect Mario Avilés Quirós
Concept Dir. and Coordinator Hugues Blanchère
Used Materials and Technics Concrete sprayed on reinforced polystyrene.
Construction of a private residence in the condo of Las Ventanas. The topographic constraints, oriented the layout on two levels, distinguished on the facade by 2 different types of coverings. Modeling around 3 volumes (common area, master bedroom and sleeping area). Natural ventilation is provided by the roof hook in the upper part.
In terms of eco-responsibility, the house has adopted a solar water heater system and a wastewater treatment plant recycling water to an automatic garden sprinkler system.
The agency was in charge of the entire project:
Concept Director & Project Coordinator
We go beyond the aesthetic to design intuitive structures based on the habits and rhythms of the people using them.