In the heart of the city Caracas, Oasis was commended for large city apartment units.
We appreciate the beautiful sightseeing of the city and the mountains have to offer, and
thus designed the building with a fully staggered volume, to evolve from the linear
visuals of the rectangular floorplan towards the wider, more tridimensional views of the
To be able to cope with the complex shaped floorplan, more importance was given to
the vertical lines on the façade, they helped distinguish the corners as stand-alone
volumes and also to reduce mass where the windows cant go from floor to ceiling.
The whole structural concept was conditioned to displace the corner columns for the important windows, after that to balance both load and the rigidity required by seismic code for the resulting axis layout. The low density of single unit per story is the ideal setup for natural lighting and ventilation on multifamily projects, specially when the building stands out from lower adjacent constructions.
Location: Caracas, Venezuela