YS+2 House

Best Constructed Private Residence

About the project
YS + 2 House is a detached house inserted in a 1000m2 plot, located in Playa Paraíso, in the municipality of Adeje (Tenerife, Canary Islands). It is a very quiet urban area, whose main feature is its spectacular views towards the island of La Gomera. The house is 450m2 over three floors, a swimming pool and green spaces.
OTROestudio’s concept is two blind planes that protect and privatize an interior space without limits that devours the landscape and makes it own.
Under this concept, the exterior view is formed by a visible, large, reinforced concrete structure with geometric shapes and inclined lines that interrupt and move floating in the air, like a hard skin that shelters an interior space that breaks and dilutes its limits. Two irregular volumes that shelter an intimate and infinite patio.
The façade of the building is a kind of sculpture made up of two elements: an entrance porch that gives access to the plot and further back the blind volumes of the house.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

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Submitter and authors:
OTROestudio arquitectos is an architectural firm formed by a Fernando Ojeda and Gabriela Troncoso architects and a group of colobadores, beginning to develop our work in Argentina in 2000 and since 2008 based in Tenerife.
We develop projects of all kinds, where we care about the aesthetics and details of each project.
Authors of the project: Fernando Ojeda Almeida & Gabriela Troncoso.