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* Residential Architecture: Sky Condos by DCPP Arquitectos

Posted by the editors on Sunday, 20 May 2012

Residential Architecture: Sky Condos by DCPP Arquitectos: “..an icon for the future in their design for a new luxury housing concept in Latin America. They do so by combining the idea of incorporating the exterior space to the interior life of the apartments and creating a new relation between public and private areas..We wanted to get away from the traditional tower; instead of piling up a series of identical apartments, we created three types that adjust to different necessities; each one with a clear individuality using the privative exterior spaces as our main core. We believe that an apartment shouldn’t lack exterior spaces; this is why our main space in each apartment is the exterior public area which contains the pool and a series of terraces that bring dynamism to the whole tower. These terraces fill the apartment with natural light and create a game of lights and shadows..”  Astounding, cantilevered swimming pools in this urban residential tower..

See another post on a project by DCPP for the London 2012 Olympics: Architecture: London 2012 Olympics Information Pavilion by DCPP Arquitectos.

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image: Courtesy of DCPP Arquitectos; article: Furuto , Alison . “Sky Condos / DCPP Arquitectos” 19 May 2012. ArchDaily. <http://www.archdaily.com/235364&gt;

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