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white clay brick residence revolves all-around inside courtyards in mexico city

casa mika by ASP architects is a two-tale residential project in mexico that life and revolves by way of its interior courtyards. it is designed with neighborhood supplies in northwestern mexico town and is strategically planned to crank out distinct ordeals through the challenge, some personal and other people public, depending on the have to have.


pictures by césa béjar studio, rafael gamo

 

 

in thing to consider of the rectangular geometry and flat topography of the terrain, with a 16-meter facade toward the avenue and a depth of 50 meters, ASP architects proposed a structure of two key bodies. this divides the task into community and personal regions by the use of voids that give increase to courtyards, each with a particular character. in every of these blocks, the architects designed a series of subtractions and unique openings to generate terraces, environmentally friendly spots, and exterior spaces that hook up and are directly relevant to every a single of the inside spaces of the house.

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considering that the dwelling is located on a hectic city avenue, sound played an vital issue in the design and style course of action. as a result, the initially solitary-degree block consists of the most important entry, garage, provider quarters, residing area, eating home, and kitchen area with a discreet volumetry to the street. the social region options two bodies with higher top, so producing an acoustic and climatic reward to the rest of the house.

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the second block of the house was created on two levels and is composed of a dwelling home, a examine, and a visitor bedroom on the first floor. the higher flooring has 3 bedrooms overlooking the rear garden and central courtyard. on the 1st flooring, a corridor connects the two bodies of the household with a bridge that functions as a transitional component when giving transparency and allowing for accessibility to the patios. the housing elements are the natural way highlighted throughout the challenge. the white clay brick walls and uncovered concrete existing a neutral contrast, and oak wood was made use of all over the interiors, with quarry stone for the courtyards.

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job details:

 

identify: mika home

designers : ASP arquitectura sergio portillo

site: mexico city

photograhy: césa béjar studio, rafael gamo

 

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edited by: yasmina karam | designboom