Architects: Central de Arquitectura
Location: Prolongación Bosques de la Reforma
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Paul Czitrom
From the architect. Background
The plot of land is located in the western side of Mexico City in Bosques of the Lomas, looking to the northeast towards the street: Paseo of the Tulipanes being 17.99m long with the official number 16, It’s 875.00m² of surface and a zoning of H2/40%/350.
The project is compost of two rectangular prisms placed one over the other making an “L” shape. The house has three levels organized in the next way:
This is the level where the parking is located, with space for six cars. It has a room for the driver with complete bathroom, a machine room and a water tank. There is also a games room with half a bathroom and a cellar.
In this level is where all the semipublic activities in the house take place. All the services are located here, a family room with T.V., kitchen, diner room, a living room and a small deck for a BBQ in the outside. This is the general floor of the project and its 1.60m above the street footstool.
Here the bedrooms are located, with a principal bedroom that has bathroom and an independent dresser. Two twin bedrooms with independent bathroom and dresser each and a forth bedroom also with bathroom and his own dresser. There is also a T.V. living room and a small study.