Living in the incomplete space: CPJ House
Living in the incomplete space: CPJ House
Living in the incomplete space: CPJ House

The architecture of CPJ House built so far is the fundamental essence of the project: where despite its incompleteness, its inhabitants have already begun to experience it 

There is no clear timeline that can declare the end of construction, but the interesting scenario that CPJ House offers us tends to occur more frequently than it seems. We are accustomed to photo reports capturing neat, perfectly finished buildings that are, in most cases, empty

Living in the incomplete space: CPJ House

This project leads one to reflect on the fact that the ultimate goal of any architectural work is shelter, not the appearance of impeccable, neat, and visually perfect architecture, and that more real and imperfect architectural works could be appreciated

Living in the incomplete space: CPJ House

CPJ is located on a 500-square-meter site in Lujan de Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina, on the outskirts of the city's well-established urban core. The context all around sees single-family houses with plots of vineyards and fruit trees

Living in the incomplete space: CPJ House

ONA's studio fulfills the clients' wishes: an L-shaped unit for two adults and two children, surrounding a concrete core and a dry patio. The ground floor offers a north-facing area, ideal for dining and relaxing, contrasting with a more secluded sleeping area 

Living in the incomplete space: CPJ House

The choice of materials is based on two different premises depending on the level: the reinforced concrete second floor with exposed finish and masonry walls, and the metal frame second floor clad in corrugated metal sheeting

Living in the incomplete space: CPJ House

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