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Genius Loci House / Gabriela Carrillo Valdez + tescala

Genius Loci House / Gabriela Carrillo Valdez + tescala

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San Pedro Garza García, Mexico
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 6939.92 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2019
  • Photographs Photographs: The Raws
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Adobe, Aluminios Cuprum, Climas Trane, Electrodomésticos Whirpool, Grifería Kholer, Panel Rey, Pinturas Berel, Ventanas Vitro
  • Collaborators: Andrea Montes Salas Guillermo Guzmán Hernández Nayely Hernández Ruiz Nadia Dafne de Souza Sabrihno
  • Awards: Primer premio del 207º Tradicional Sorteo Tec del Tecnológico de Monterrey
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Text description provided by the architects. Genius Loci is the spirit of nature made home. Work by Mexican architect Gabriela Carrillo, is an opportunity to rethink new ways of inhabiting portal spaces where the walls serve as separators only to a single common space that is integrated into the landscape and makes it their own in the form of a garden.

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Ground floor plan
Ground floor plan
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This is the first prize of the 207th Traditional Sorteo Tec. With 644.74m² of construction, it has on the main floor at street level with: covered garage for 4 cars, lobby, living room, kitchen, dining room, guest bathroom, and family stay with covered terrace.

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Section 01
Section 01
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On the upper floor there are 3 bedrooms: the main one with dressing room, bathroom and terrace; and the two secondary with dressing room, bathroom and terrace discovered each. The roof is a floor more composed of the terrace and the largest of the house; there is a swimming lane, grill, open room and half bathroom. In the basement is the laundry room and maid's room with bathroom.

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The landscape and vegetation are the main colors. Thus, the interior dominates a monochromatic range of gray and stone on textures, smooth that coexist with a sober atmosphere accompanied by exquisite details and works of art by contemporary artists.

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Cite: "Genius Loci House / Gabriela Carrillo Valdez + tescala" [Casa Genius Loci / Gabriela Carrillo Valdez + tescala] 03 Jun 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/918255/genius-loci-house-gabriela-carrillo-valdez-plus-tescala/> ISSN 0719-8884

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