PLB pawprint house

Pawprint House

 

2011 // no specific location // house & prefabricated prototype // study

 

 Overview  

 

“Pawprints are the impressions or images left behind by animals with hooves or paws rather than feet, while "shoeprints" is the specific term for prints made by shoes”.

The FootPrint House is a new prototype in the prefabricated home industry.

PLB house w

House W

 

2011 // Ocean Park, WA, US // 

house // study

 

 Overview  

 

The lot stands on a sharply sloped hill facing a spectacular southern view of the Atlantic Ocean on the Oregon coast. The site is bordered on the north and south by two streets which run through its lowest and highest points.

PLB chenille house

Chenille House

 

2011 // no specific location // house & prefabricated prototype // study

 

 Overview  

 

"How does one become a butterfly?" she asked. "You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.

The Chenille House is common-sense and new: a house that can sustain its own water and power needs; a house that can survive ...

House on a Hill

 

2011 // no specific location // 

house // study

 

 Overview  

 

This prototype for a house on a hill follows the esthetics of the folded origami game. The house stretches down to the garage through a cover stairway following the angle of the terrain until it meets the main volume set to the back of the plot.

PLB house on a hill
PLB house in brazzaville

House in Brazzaville

 

2010 // Brazzaville, Congo // 

house & bakery // study

 

PLB santo domingo housing

Santo Domingo Housing

 

2009 // El Burgo de Osma, Spain // residential apartments // construction documents

 

 Overview  

 

The building is site in the Santo Domingo Square in the historical center of the old town of El Burgo de Osma in Soria, Spain. Compared to the other squares of the town which have an incredible artistic and historical value, Santo Domingo.

PLB color code appartments

Color Code Appartments

 

2009 // Lima, Peru // 

residential apartments // study

 

 Overview  

 

The building is one simple vertical parallelepiped volume. The rhythm of both the terraces and the rectangular window openings match with the code-type metal singles wrapping the project in the generation of a clean and playful composition.

PLB tensor housing

Tensor Housing

 

2009 // no specific location // 

mix use // study

 

 Overview  

 

“Tensor” units refers to the degree of contraction or expansion in the world of housing programs in relationship with intertwined mix uses. The study aims towards an ambitious diagram analysis for the different programs which configure a house.

PLB house O

House O

 

2008 // Bayside, OR, US // 

house // study

 

 Overview  

 

House O was molded as a volume extracted from the terrain. A deep slope with two road accesses to the top and bottom of the hill and two attached neighbors to each side shapes the plot. The geometry refers both to the beach (half a mile away from the site) ...

PLB house los castillejos

House Los Castillejos

 

2008 // El Burgo de Osma, Soria, Spain // 

house // constructed

 

 Overview  

 

The building sits in the “Los Castillejos” Farm at the top and west of the River Ucero Valley between Barcebalejo and El Burgo de Osma in Soria. Inside the property the house is strategically located to serve as control and observation tower.

PLB Nea Makri housing complex

Nea Makri Housing Complex

 

2007 // Nea Makri, Athens, Greece // 

residential // study

 

 Overview  

 

 The project’s scope is the integration of a residence unit into a wider complex, focusing on the relation between design principles and modes of life. Keeping in mind the relation between built-unbuilt, private-public, building-road, it is proposed ...

PLB Residence in Chadari

Residence in Chadari

 

2007 // Nea Makri, Athens, Greece // 

house // study

 

 Overview  

 

The project is the design of a small scale residence for a four membered family, with an extra space that serves as a working area. The project’s goal is the successful combination of the functional and the morphological factors for the creation of a dwelling...

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