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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
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.

PC House in Guadalajara, Mexico by Agraz Arquitectos

 
September 24th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Agraz Arquitectos

In the search to create an architectural piece that comes from innovative forms and finds -in that quest- the paths to perpetuate this condition, Ricardo Agraz and Karina Castro combine efforts and imagination. The result is [ PC ] House, a dwelling based and tailor made for a family program that takes the land as the perfect frame for doing so: it takes the river’s length for self adaptation.

And once this natural environment is tamed, the structure is used to contain it within the house, entering the backyard towards the living room and dinning room.

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

  • Architects: Agraz Arquitectos (Ricardo Agraz, Karina Castro)
  • Project: PC House
  • Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Photography: Mito Covarrubias
  • Collaborators: Beatriz Ramirez Romero, Alberto Tacher, Sara Tamez
  • General Contractor: Sergio Pacheco Otero
  • Industrial design: Cubo 3
  • Interior design: Karina Castro
  • Land area: 4664sf/431.64m2
  • Builded area: 4799sf/436m2
  • Date:
    • Project: 2005
    • Construction: 2006

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Spanish ivory marble slabs allow the continuity into the frontal areas of the house, centered themselves by a water fountain that shall play the main role of this first floor. Whereas the main entrance, allowing space for a strong character too, is guarded by a steel art piece done by the architect, specifically made for this house and named ‘Family’.

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Balanced by strong art pieces, this first floor contains discreet covered area for up to three vehicles, one small bathroom –at a convenient distance from the rest of the areas-, family studio, kitchen, laundry, dining, living rooms and a spacious and privileged terrace.

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

The upper floor carries a private personality designed exclusively for the master bedroom and children where bathrooms extreme the delicacy of every detail. The use of woods and spanish marble guarantee quality and elegance throughout this second stories, completing the impeccable conception of the architects, also carried by the mastery work of general contractor Sergio Pacheco.

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Mito Covarrubias

Image Courtesy © Agraz Arquitectos

Image Courtesy © Agraz Arquitectos

Image Courtesy © Agraz Arquitectos

Image Courtesy © Agraz Arquitectos

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