Lintel Residence / Palafito Arquitectura
Textual content material description equipped by the architects. Winner of the nationwide construction biennial in Colombia, this house is located on a flat suburban lot, with out so much curiosity and with out distant views. Casa Dintel is a proposal for the formation of a “panorama” that disguises an intensive program of six bedrooms with loos + analysis. The issue: strategies to disguise such an intensive program and mix it into the panorama?
Casa Dintel is designed from the shut by yard. An enriched panorama is configured from dunes customary with soil from the equivalent lot that’s linked and built-in with some first volumes of rustic stone, like ruins on which the house is constructed.
The patron, an expert concrete engineer, contributes an very important technical ingredient. The house is a monolithic cowl; a single casting with out constructing joints. The large rectangle stuffed with voids. A single mass that lands solely on 8 pillars. It capabilities as an out-of-scale lightened slab; gigantic lightning casings in the intervening time are individuals who make up each habitable space. And using the development, the precept beams dangle down and kind the lintel.
The search for coloration was carried out inside the central concrete laboratory, testing better than 3 kinds of sand and 16 pigment combos whose proportions have been numerous inside the second decimal, until the required tonality was achieved. The concrete used corresponded to a self-compacting concrete with shrinkage administration, along with a macro synthetic fiber to cut back supplies cracking (4 kg/m3). Likewise, the concrete in its composition carried an anti-foaming additive to cut back the period of bubbles on the ground. The pouring of the quilt plate and the hanging beams was carried out in a single day. This was completed with the considered eliminating constructing joints.