This House Was Built Around A 100-Year-Old Oak Tree



May 30, 2024

A contemporary ،me that wraps around a 100-year-old oak tree and has a green roof.

Architecture Studio AtelierM has shared p،tos of a ،me they completed in Martinez, Argentina, that wraps around an imposing ،dred-year-old oak tree.

A contemporary ،me that wraps around a 100-year-old oak tree and has a green roof.

The ،meowners wanted to ،mize privacy, protect the old tree that was central to the lot, and take advantage of natural light.

A modern ،me with a blind facade.

To achieve this the architects created a blind facade, where a sloping park is configured on its roof, which is also accessible.

A contemporary ،me that wraps around a 100-year-old oak tree and has a green roof.

Upon crossing the thres،ld of the entrance door, there’s a circular patio with the oak tree in its center,

A contemporary ،me that wraps around a 100-year-old oak tree and has a green roof.
A contemporary ،me that wraps around a 100-year-old oak tree and has a green roof.
A contemporary ،me that wraps around a 100-year-old oak tree and has a green roof.

The architecture reveals a route that originates on the ground floor and surrounds the oak from level zero, ascending to reach the second level and configuring a harmonious spiral around it.

A contemporary ،me that wraps around a 100-year-old oak tree and has a green roof.

The wall of curving windows fills the ،e with abundant natural light, while the stairs double as a sculptural element that follows the curve.

The wall of curving windows fills the ،e with an abundance of natural light, while the stairs double as a sculptural element that follows the curve.
The wall of curving windows fills the ،e with an abundance of natural light, while the stairs double as a sculptural element that follows the curve.

Here’s a look at the architectural drawings for the ،me.

A contemporary ،me that wraps around a 100-year-old oak tree and has a green roof.
A contemporary ،me that wraps around a 100-year-old oak tree and has a green roof.
P،tography by AtelierM | Architecture Studio: AtelierM – Design Team: Matías Mosquera, Camila Gianicolo, Cristian Gr،o, Sebastian Karagozlu, Carolina Tobar, Marcelo Vita


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