Native structure studio Romero de la Mora has created an expansive concrete and wooden vacation house with a protected courtyard in Tepeji del Río, simply exterior Mexico Metropolis.
Casa Camelia was accomplished in 2021 on the Amanali Nation Membership and Nautica in Tepeji del Río by Romero de la Mora Structure and Improvement.
The shallow 455-square-metre, U-shaped home was organized in order that all the leisure areas are alongside the perimeter and the home could be opened in 4 cardinal instructions to herald mild, air and views of the encircling golf course.
“The overall inspiration was to create open areas linked with nature and the surroundings from architectural parts in a cloth combination with Mexican craftsmanship,” the studio advised Dezeen.
The 2-storey house was constructed with light-coloured, flat-finished concrete – referencing the mud and earth of the location – with massive heat wood beams that run throughout the ceilings of every house and draw consideration to the size of a number of double-height areas.
Chosen for sturdiness and low upkeep, the house’s materials palette additionally contains sand-coloured chukum and stone cladding.
Flooring-to-ceiling home windows and sliding glass partitions are framed in skinny black steel, which reappears within the delicate steel railings of the bed room balconies.
Inside the heat, impartial inside, the dwelling house is sunken, permitting residents to sit down on benches the extent of the ground, whereas surrounded by home windows.
A continuation of ceiling beams previous the sliding glass partitions of the kitchen dissolves the transition between the inside and exterior.
Among the terraces are open to the outside, whereas the expansive northern outside space is walled for privateness.
The open jap terrace was positioned to behave as a thermal buffer to mitigate temperature inside the home and, mixed with the parallel structure for cross air flow, negates the necessity for mechanical air con and heating.
A solar-heated rectangular pool within the north yard is flanked by a patio house. The ventilated dwelling areas on the bottom degree characteristic double-height ceilings in sure areas which are topped by clerestory home windows, a few of which have concrete louvres.
The second degree steps again from the perimeter of the home and the centre of the plan is recessed right here, forming a deeper U-shape.
Inside, a hall accommodates a bridge between the first suite and the secondary suite, operating parallel with the louvred window. The beams of the sloping roof are uncovered within the bedrooms, which have personal terraces and built-in furnishings.
Planted roofs high both finish of the primary degree whereas photo voltaic panels are organized on high of the shed-like second degree, situated subsequent to the skylights that illuminate the double-height staircase.
The staff aimed to “make a restful house that fulfils the perform of producing peace via high quality areas and pure textures, colours, a lot of mild and contemporary air”.
Close by, structure studio PPAA additionally used a concrete and wooden mass in a Mexico Metropolis house, with a board-formed end that gives texture and element to the facade.
Different tasks that embody chukum embody a museum exterior of Mérida by Estudio MMX.
The pictures is by Ariadna Polo.
Architect: Romero de la Mora Structure and Improvement
Mission staff: Rodrigo Romero de la Mora, Edgar Fonsseca, Alan Islas