This House in Buenos Aires Now Encloses a Small Jungle After Some Clever Carving

Local firm Giusto Van Campenhout updates a turn-of-the-century home to feature a central courtyard with a classical oculus rendered in workaday concrete.
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Patricio "Pato" Martinez discovered his new house next to a dilapidated industrial building on a leafy street in Chacarita, the neighborhood du jour for young Buenos Aires creatives. The slightly shabby "casa chorizo" (a historical style characterized by outdoor hallways) still had its original early-20th-century details.

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