One of the most important factors when designing is the specific climate of the site. This can often present challenges when dealing with extreme climates and it is necessary to use insulating materials that adapt to changing conditions. However, Mexico and its privileged climate can be in an architect's favor. Here, architects can create microclimates and spaces that blur the transition of inside and outside.
On several occasions, we have talked about design methods that enhance the geographical conditions of such a diverse country, from patios to brise soleils. Below, a compilation of 15 projects that use terraces as design elements to extend and mimic spaces with their surroundings.