House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos

House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos

House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos - Stairs, Facade, Windows, HandrailHouse on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos - Windows, Door, Chair, Facade, ConcreteHouse on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos - Image 4 of 10House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos - Windows, Facade, Glass, Concrete, HandrailHouse on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos - More Images+ 5

Mexico City, Mexico
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  130
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2003

Text description provided by the architects. This 130m2 house is located on a rural area adjacent to Mexico City.

Built with a budget of 60,000.00 USD the house employs standard materials and solutions as well as a simple structure.

House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos - Windows, Facade, Glass, Concrete, Handrail

We placed the house looking to the west were the Izttlacihuatl and Popocatepetl volcanoes can be seen. The remaining three facades are solid to protect the interior from strong winds and assure privacy from the street at the lower level.

House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos - Image 4 of 10

The slope is reflected on the glassed facade in the area that is under ground, continuing with the vertical circulation that follows the inclination of the site. To the main volume we added a platform that connects the interior with the garden and allows to see the complete view of the city that continues to the the north.

House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos - Windows, Door, Chair, Facade, Concrete

In order to accentuate the diagonal tensions of the topography and the house, the rectangles that conform the facades turned into triangles by simply painting them in two tones.

House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos - Windows, Facade, Concrete

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Cite: "House on a Slope / Dellekamp Arquitectos" 24 Nov 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/9322/house-on-a-slope-dellekamp-arquitectos> ISSN 0719-8884

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