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  7. Palmas Seis House / POMC arquitecto

Palmas Seis House / POMC arquitecto

  • 01:00 - 11 August, 2013
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Palmas Seis House / POMC arquitecto
Palmas Seis House / POMC arquitecto, © Magui Manzano Morales
© Magui Manzano Morales

© Magui Manzano Morales © Magui Manzano Morales © Magui Manzano Morales © Magui Manzano Morales + 43

  • Architects

  • Location

    Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Project Architect

    Paul Octavio Medina Campuzano
  • Project Area

    390.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photography

    Magui Manzano Morales, Christian Peraccia, Saul Cruz Davila
  • Collaborators

    Mario Alfredo Briseño Cibrian, Roberto Machuca, Judy Jimenez Barragan
  • Desarrollador

    Gustavo Menchaca Perez Rulfo
  • Cálculo estructural

    Alba Proyecto Estructural SC - Ing. Federico Alba Gonzalez
  • More Specs Less Specs

Text description provided by the architects. The project seeks to achieve the creation of pure volumes with a complex structural design, due to its large spans and overhangs. The project aims to have an image of lightness within heavy volumes.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

Planta Azoteas Sección Transversal Planta Sótano Corte por Fachada + 43

Upon entering the house, the visitor is greeted by an interior double-height courtyard framed by a vegetation area in the center, contained by a myrtle tree, achieving an atmosphere of warmth and tranquility. Behind the courtyard is the only staircase that communicates the three levels, designed in exposed concrete and clad in wood on top, offering a sculptural element with both pieces.

© Magui Manzano Morales
© Magui Manzano Morales

The spaces are almost exempt from walls, the living and dining rooms are together in a great space that fully opens to the outside with sliding windows, communicating both the garden and the terrace, integrating an open kitchen to the dining room, privileging the views of the garden.

© Christian Peraccia
© Christian Peraccia

© Magui Manzano Morales © Magui Manzano Morales © Magui Manzano Morales © Magui Manzano Morales + 43

The expressiveness of the materials used was the constant in the project, where the use of exposed concrete with a certain texture, steel structural beams, and walnut, are the protagonists in a comprehensive proposal, achieving a strong personality indoors and outdoors.

© Magui Manzano Morales
© Magui Manzano Morales

Palmas Seis House seeks to meet the needs of a specific family program, taking the particularities of the site to link the spaces efficiently, achieving a proposal with an adequate filtration of natural light and ventilation, committing to a rational solution that stands out for the simplicity of its materials and the absence of artifices.

© Saul Cruz Davila
© Saul Cruz Davila

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Cite: "Palmas Seis House / POMC arquitecto" [Casa Palmas Seis / POMC arquitecto] 11 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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