Casa O is a residential challenge situated within the Metropolitan Space of Guadalajara, designed with the target of utilizing the full permitted space of development. Formally and functionally are composed of two modules differentiated by their materials properties.
The darkish floor ground module homes the general public areas of the home, giving entry to it by way of a wood hallway, which unifies the pedestrian and parking entrance and whose peak receives the customer in an intimate atmosphere. As soon as this primary contact with the dwelling is approached, the primary door opens to a double-height area, illuminated by a window to the east and wherein the doorway corridor focuses the visible perspective in direction of the olive tree within the yard.
This can be a distinctive area, which brazenly offers method to the eating room kitchen, organized in such a manner that it turns into a single area of coexistence and opens utterly to the patio situated within the again easement of the home.
The higher ground, materially conceived in brick, homes the non-public space and consists of three rooms.
The principle room, situated to the south, overlooks the Membership Home of the deliberate group and is reached by way of a hall that visually communicates the private and non-private areas by way of the double-height entrance and thru the window to the east frames the views of the Flamboyant tree situated outdoors.
On the alternative aspect, the hall ends with a small corridor lined in tzalam wooden, which serves to offer entry to the 2 secondary rooms to the north. The three bedrooms have their very own toilet and benefit from the north-south orientation of the house to offer pure lighting and air flow to them.
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– by Matt Watts