Project name: Avenida Rivera Villa
Programme: Residential villa
Area (GFA): 1000 sqm
Position: Project architect for GC:Arquitectos
Developer: Private client
Residential villa for a family relocating to Uruguay. The villa comprises the main house with three levels; the ground floor being the public areas, the second floor the private areas, and the top one the house employees’ quarters. An anxiliary building in the garden accomodates an indoor barbeque and living space, as well as an indoor-outdoor temperature controlled swimming pool.
Private client, GC:Arquitectos and local Authorities
Overall coordination and management of the project, development of detailed design documentation, and site supervision. As well as preparation of all Authorities submittals and liaison with local Authorities to obtain all the relevant approvals.
Being the Client an expat, meeting his high specifications was the biggest challenge. Raising the bar of the subcontractors’ works and introducing new building materials and techniques.
Project status: Construction completed January 2009.