Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
CASA-TERRACE in Limón, Mexico by Villar Watty Arquitectos
July 29th, 2014 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Villar Watty Arquitectos
The Division “Lemon” is located in the area of Lake Chapala, famous for having one of the best climates in the world, with mountain scenery and a close relationship with the lake.
In a plot of 962 m2 with a significant slope and a clear visual axis (mountain-lake), the house-terrace arises from the need for a weekend residence eventually acquire a permanent character for a retired couple who could entertaining and an outdoor space which is required by way of terrace or tejaban.
The house is placed at the top of the field, where there is the best view of the lake and out on a single level, respecting the maximum allowable height limit in the area.
The distribution approach the house from the idea of using the service spaces to delimit the living spaces and route to the visual of the lake so that the home can live as a large open space that integrates the pool deck, room, dining room and kitchen in one room, always maintaining the privacy area at night.
The base and cover oxidized martelinado concrete prisms combined with wooden support space directionality.
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