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  7. Casa Sierra Leona / JJRR/ARQUITECTURA

Casa Sierra Leona / JJRR/ARQUITECTURA

  • 01:00 - 5 September, 2014
Casa Sierra Leona / JJRR/ARQUITECTURA
Casa Sierra Leona / JJRR/ARQUITECTURA, © Nasser Malek
© Nasser Malek

© Nasser Malek © Nasser Malek © Nasser Malek © Nasser Malek + 26

© Nasser Malek
© Nasser Malek

Text description provided by the architects. Located in a residential area on the outskirts of the city of Mexico, in the colonia Lomas de Chapultepec.

Impeccable to the outside, the house sits on a plane to 2.50 meters above street level at its lowest part, developed at the centre of the ground giving rise to a courtyard in front and a garden behind.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

Roof Plan Short Section Long Section Wall Section + 26

Apparent simplicity and exquisite details this House is resolved with flat roofs between a courtyard and a garden in which ambiguously intersect Interior and exterior facings which stand out clearly the constructive system based on concrete, glass and steel.

© Nasser Malek
© Nasser Malek

This residence was built with the characteristic style of architecture from the years 60´s inspired by modernism.

© Nasser Malek
© Nasser Malek

The program includes two levels on the access platform and a basement which is accessed from the bottom of the street, this leading to the parking lot.

© Nasser Malek
© Nasser Malek

Quality materials, clear colours and fleeting reflections on glass are at the service of comfort and design, to gardening camouflages the borders and builds a landscape and atmosphere of privacy.

© Nasser Malek
© Nasser Malek

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Cite: "Casa Sierra Leona / JJRR/ARQUITECTURA" 05 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/543327/casa-en-sierra-leona-jose-juan-rivera-rio-arquitectura/> ISSN 0719-8884