CASA ABIERTA: constraint as catalyst for creativity

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…what is most striking about the project is the manner in which the parameters in question have not only have shaped but also enhanced ­the final building. The result of conditions leading to convictions, the creativity that comes from such constrictions is playfully evidenced by Talevi’s house.”

On constraint as a catalyst for creativity, as exemplified by Argentinean architect Rosario Talevi’s first project, Casa Abietra  on the south east coast of Uruguay, for Afasia Arq. With photographs taken by Javier Agustín Rojas.

Also available in Spanish, at Plataforma Arquitectura, here.

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