A Simple Solution that Offered More Privacy to the Inhabitants of this House
By Magaly • Mar 13, 2018
This project is based on the need to create a new connection between the bedrooms of an existing house, as the structure only allowed some rooms to be access by going through others, which kept the owners from inviting guests, as this distribution prevented them from preserving a modicum of privacy.
The initial project also included a new independent space of two levels that worked as an apartment with living room, bedroom, bathroom, and a small kitchen.
The most viable solution was to create a curve that connects the old house and the new space, forming a new circulation, a route that is compressed and expanded as one moves through it. The intersection of this line with the preexisting one provided a lateral access to the residence and, therefore, some internal changes in the layout of the bedroom and the bathroom that were completely reformulated. Here, locally produced materials were used to remodel it in a contemporary way.
It is located in the Valle de Bravo, State of Mexico, Mexico in a beautiful natural environment, and covers an area of 58 square meters.
The architectural firm LANZA Atelier was in charge of the restructuring, and the architectural team was made up by Isabel Abascal, Alessandro Arienzo, Alejandro Márquez, and Jessica Hernández.
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