ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/898914/casa-de-plegado-rob-paulus-architects Clipboard Casa De Plegado / Rob Paulus Architects ArchDaily Photographs Houses Save this picture!© David Olsen+ 26Curated by Fernanda Castro Share “COPY” Mechanical Engineer: Developer/Contractor:Helios Group, Christos VlahosInterior Design:Madeleine BoosOwner:PVV2 LLCCity:TucsonCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© David OlsenRecommended ProductsDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20DoorsLonghiDoor – HeadlinePorcelain StonewareApariciPorcelain Tiles – BuildDoorsJansenDoors – Folding and SlidingText description provided by the architects. The approach to Casa de Plegado embraces the Catalina foothill surroundings to create a series of folding elements in plan and elevation that configure the residence within the Sonoran Desert to capture prominent views and respond to the site and solar orientation. Folding roof forms of prefinished metal open and close to the sky above and terrain below; a gesture that parallels the nearby Catalina mountain range. Earth-toned walls of textured masonry and smooth stucco wrap through the terrain allowing the landscape to fold between the massing of the residence, heightening the connection to the surrounding desert.Save this picture!© David OlsenSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© David OlsenThe residence wraps around the natural topography concealing it in part from the street and neighboring parcels. The fractured plan of the residence creates a dynamic series of masses that are softened by the enveloping vegetation. Residual courtyards allow the interior spaces to be flooded with natural light and respond to the desert’s intense solar exposure. The house will incorporate highly efficient orientation and insulation strategies as well as super-efficient lighting, mechanical and plumbing systems to create an energy efficient and thermally comfortable living environment.Save this picture!© David OlsenLocated at the northernmost edge of the Catalina Foothills, the design embraces the dramatic views and topography of its natural setting while limiting solar gain from east and west orientation. Corner windows are carved out along the north edge to provide mountain vistas while south views open to the entry courtyard. East and West views terminate the hallways and provide an ever-changing display of light and color.Save this picture!© David OlsenProject gallerySee allShow lessU Concept Gallery / LUKSTUDIOSelected ProjectsPreservationists and Critics Aim to Save Museum of Contemporary Art San DiegoArchitecture News Share 2017 Area: 5104 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Engineering Design Group Structural Engineer: Projects Casa De Plegado / Rob Paulus ArchitectsSave this projectSaveCasa De Plegado / Rob Paulus Architects Schneider & Associates CopyHouses•Tucson, United States Photographs: David Olsen Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY” KC Mechanical CopyAbout this officeRob Paulus ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesTucsonUnited StatesPublished on August 16, 2018Cite: “Casa De Plegado / Rob Paulus Architects” 16 Aug 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.