Family House in Medellin / Oscar Mesa

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Architect: Oscar Mesa
Location: , Colombia
Total Area: 900 sqm
Year of Completion: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of Oscar Mesa


Single Family House for a couple and 3 children.
The project is located in a semi-rural development atop one of the hills that surround Medellin, Colombia.

Courtesy of Oscar Mesa

At the time of excavation, some big stones were found. These were kept in the original site and became the landscape’s dominant issue. Hence, the project’s name meaning among the rocks.

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The main axis of the project coincides with a lap pool that clearly separates the volumes, of 1 and 2 levels that forms the house.

Cite: "Family House in Medellin / Oscar Mesa" 07 May 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 26 May 2015. <>