LL328 House / CDM Casas de México

LL328 House / CDM Casas de México

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Houses  · 
Zapopan, Mexico
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project CDM Casas de México
  • Area Area of this architecture project
    684.0 m2
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Ducasse Industrial, Euro Vent, Hansgrohe, Ventor, Villeroy & Boch
  • Architects in charge

    Javier Dueñas y Jaime de Obeso
  • Architecture and Construction Team

    Delfino Lozano, Daniel Villalba, Isaac Mora, Ernesto Godínez, Rodrigo Carreón
  • Photography

  • Plumbing installations

  • Structure

    Acero y Concreto s.a. de c.v.
  • Illumination

  • Electrical calculation

  • Automation

  • Wood Work

    Creativos en Carpintería
  • Window shop

    Ventalum y Alejandro Rojo
  • Harmonization

    Ana Mejía
  • Kitchen

    Entre Cocinas
  • Interior Design

  • Landscape

    Juan Carlos Pérez Trejo
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Lower Plan
Lower Plan

Text description provided by the architects. The project is an interpretation of a retirement home within the city, which works as a shelter from the everyday routine. 

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The concept is based on traditional Mexican homes where a central patio fulfills the function of an interior garden, a foyer, and circulatory nucleus around which the program is developed and lived. 

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Schematically, the floor plan is organized in a square with a visual and central axis consolidated through the patio, which in turns communicates and separates private areas from social areas, allowing a seamless interaction between the interior and the exterior. 

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The spatial layout emphasizes the role of visual fames and different ceiling heights filled with warm colors; the goal was to achieve diverse sensations according to the specific requirements and activities developed in each space.

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Lattice Detail
Lattice Detail

The design develops in three levels to fulfill the needs of a family of 5 members. The basement contains the service areas, storage and garage. Ground floor is composed by the studio, kitchen, family room, living-dining-terrace, and the entry, defined by a metallic lattice wall, and connected to the central patio and characterized by the visual axis that pulls the eye towards privileged views upon the valley behind the house. A complementary resting area is situated in the upper level.  

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Cite: "LL328 House / CDM Casas de México" [casa LL328 / CDM Casas de México] 03 May 2018. ArchDaily. (Trans. Santibañez, Danae) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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