Recently we´ve stumbled upon Flotanta House, a enterprise designed by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture, in an distinctive and thrilling location, Puntarenas Canton, Costa Rica. The house elevated above the underside, on a set of piloti, offers the illusion of floating above the hillside. We have been utterly amazed by the extremely efficient have an effect on of nature on the house´s design: subject-like pavilions product of pure provides, all associated between them. The maze of greenery encompassing it creates privateness and prices the inhabitants with energy, contributing to their wellbeing. Framed views of the ocean are accessible from nearly everywhere within the house.
We decided to allow the slope, the earth, the vegetation, water, and animals to maneuver beneath the house. This widespread sense reply allowed us to create a very delicate intervention, one that allows the terrain to breathe whereas providing spectacular views out within the course of the ocean from the necessary factor location on the situation. Circulation is made by way of exterior corridors, connecting all the dwelling areas between them. The giant use of picket hyperlinks the environments, making a dialogue between nature and residential. Nevertheless, openness performs a key place in rendering a soothing setting.