Vegetable House

A corner of 2,000 sq. Mt., between a railway track devoured by vegetation, the fence of a small airport, and a void of country houses and empty plots that separates the area from the most urban areas of the city. On the first visits to the site, long before there be streets or electrical power, cows graze and birds fly.

Designing it was, however, the return to an old exercise, carried out in each of the houses he has built for other people, of imagining his own home.

This house represented a completely new challenge within the author's practice: thinking about his own house

It appeals to constructive and spatial types that can be traced in the history of vernacular architecture, articulating with contemporary materials and construction processes.

This house involves a technological exploration based on wood and thatch materials and seeks a sustainable, fast and low-budget construction