Greenhouse in Tigre

2009

Channel Greenhouse (Tigre, Argentina) is a self watering facility on the chnnel side. The are of the site is subject to floods due to tide changes every night. This project embraces this phenomena and uses it as a design premise: the greenhouse is desinged around the water levels throughout the day, leaving the plantines exposes for maximum moisture, protecting the interior from unwatend water, and leaving a front temporary exhibition space. The greeanhouse is located on a quiet pathway next to the water and provides its own pier to accomodate both pedestrian and fast boat customers