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Smooth Building / Jorge Hernandez de la Garza

  • 01:00 - 7 December, 2010
Smooth Building / Jorge Hernandez de la Garza
Smooth Building / Jorge Hernandez de la Garza, © Paul Czitrom
© Paul Czitrom

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Nuevo León, Mexico
  • Architects

    Jorge Hernandez de la Garza
  • Project Team

    Paula Campos Legorreta, Rodrigo Ambriz, Carlos Rubio Martinez
  • Mecanical Engineering

    EA Ingeniería
  • Contractor

    GPS
  • Area

    1100.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

From the architect. The Smooth Building is located in a residential area called San Pedro Garza Garcia in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, a place of beauty with an excellent location that gives a gorgeous sight of the Sierra Madre Oriental at its South facade. The challenge of this project was to design an office and a house in the same lot taking advantage of the maximum space of every single area.

© Paul Czitrom
© Paul Czitrom

 For this reason it was necessary to mix the uses of house and office between the four levels, obtaining the best location for each space inside of the building.

© Paul Czitrom
© Paul Czitrom

The irregular and rough land affects the dimensions of the structure, which occupies 70% of the surface of the lot. The structure develops like a single continuous element that surrounds the volume with different textures that respond to the climatic conditions and to the magnificent views of the context.

© Paul Czitrom
© Paul Czitrom
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Smooth Building / Jorge Hernandez de la Garza" 07 Dec 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/93952/smooth-building-jorge-hernandez-de-la-garza/>
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Georg Lorenz · June 08, 2011

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Ned A. Steinman · December 11, 2010

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Red Wolf · December 10, 2010

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ex-pupail · December 09, 2010

Congrats to Jorge and all the team! Really nice building, love the shape, materials and the view!

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Youri · December 08, 2010

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up_today_arch · December 08, 2010

I like ceilings in this project...

Holcim Awards · December 08, 2010

It mentions they addressed climatic conditions but it would be great to hear more about how they did that. It is a nice contemporary design.

The Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction.
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mac · December 08, 2010 09:34 AM

Holcim, stop spamming dude!

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