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NewsNews • 23 Aug 2021

La Casa del Sapo: Two stones look out to sea

In Zapotengo, Oaxaca, Mexico, the design of La casa del Sapo by Espacio 18 Arquitectura takes a strongly contextual approach to its community and surroundings. In response to the place itself, the house is conceived as ‘two stones looking at the sea, craving for its timelessness.’  Onnis Luque The first stone, or volume, looks for the sunrise while the other one looks for the sun to go down. The space between the two volumes is open to the beauty of the sea and features a flexible outdoor living space. Onnis Luque The simple materials used, primarily concrete with wood accents and louvres/screens, were chosen in line with local construction skills and material availability.  Fabian Martinez During the... More

NewsNews • 27 Jan 2021

Pure and simple geometry defines the House of Jabuticabeiras

With its pure and simple geometry, natural materials such as concrete, wood and stone, House of Jabuticabeiras offers a warm and welcoming environment.   Felipe Araújo Designed by mf+arquitetos, the composition of the house comprises two parallel volumes on the ground floor and then another transverse volume above these two. The volumes result in an internal patio.   Felipe Araújo The lot itself has an exit to two streets, with the house then divided into two sectors with two entrances: being social and service. The layout of the house was established according to the family’s day-to-day living needs with an emphasis placed on the importance of the kitchen. Another important aspect wa... More