The design for the RBA House was conceived as a domestic space that breaks down exterior and interior boundaries.
The RBA House reverses the typical residential scheme common in the neighborhood. Where traditional houses feature a garden perimeter, this design treats the garden as the paramount feature, with a band of living space around its perimeter.
Combining a mixture of raw and man-made materials, such as wood, steel, and glass, the house’s design explores how we occupy natural versus built environments. Vaults create a sense of volume throughout the space. By opening up the centrally-located communal living space into the outdoor courtyard, the house’s inhabitants are able to seamlessly connect with the natural environment in which the House is situated.
- ARCHITECT OF RECORD: Archion Architects
- PROJECT TEAM: Carlos Arnaiz, Melissa Bauld, Laura del Pino
- CLIENT: Private
- GENERAL CONTRACTOR: DMCI
- CONSULTANTS: Schlaich Bergermann + Partners, Jun Cammayo