L7 House / K+A

L7 House / K+A

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Valle de Bravo, Mexico
  • Lead Architect:Mauricio Miranda
  • Design Team:Cesar Cardoso, Mariel Esquivel
  • Engineering:Jaime López
  • Landscape:Augusto Fernández
  • Collaborators:Nestor Pérez
  • Wood Working:Mic Mac
  • Glass:Ventser México
  • Interior Design:TAI Arquitectura de interiores
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Text description provided by the architects. A simple floor plan emphasizes the rugged materiality of this elongated, cabin-style home in Valle de Bravo. When the homeowners approached Augusto Fernández Mas (K+A Diseño) and Mauricio Miranda (MM Desarrollos) to design a retreat in the Rancho Avandaro Country Club in Valle de Bravo, an hour-and-a-half outside of Mexico City, they nearly gave carte blanche.

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Main floor plan
Main floor plan
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The clients just had three requests for their country house: a simple layout, low maintenance needs, and communal areas to be located on one floor. The resulting design places an emphasis on flow. The rooms and living areas are arranged in a successive order, guided by a dimly lit, dramatic hallway. Large windows that punctuate the minimal interior offer views of the bordering golf course.

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The materials, Japanese-style burnt wood, Canadian dark wood, and concrete, accentuate simplicity while simultaneously adding depth.

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Cite: "L7 House / K+A" [Casa L7 / Augusto Fernández Mas (K+A Diseño)] 10 Jul 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/941944/l7-house-k-plus-a> ISSN 0719-8884

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