- Architects: PLUG
- Location: Mérida, Mexico
- Writer Architects: Román Cordero, Izbeth Mendoza
- House: 130.zero m2
- Mission 12 months: 2016
- Images: Román Cordero, David Matute
- Development: PLUG
- Construction: SUMICON / Eng. Mauro Caamal
- Collaborators: Alejandro Aldana, Daniel Aguilar, Sayuri Buenfíl, Yoshimi Hirouchi, Andrea Peraza, Daniel Rodríguez, Alfonsina Rosas
- Aluminum And Crystal Cancels: TERRANCE / Eng. Juan Manuel de l. a. Torre
Textual content description supplied by way of the architects. An immersed shaded lawn because the core of a surrounding home program.
This can be a area that protects a tree and treasures a lawn because the core of a minimum home program. Its perimeter meticulously defines its connection to the outdoor thru 4 supplied partitions, with just one get right of entry to each and every, in keeping with the local weather (performing as a trombe barrier), give a boost to for its interior actions (comparable to supplied partitions) and in keeping with being inside a multifamily plot.
BACKGROUND AND REQUIREMENTS – The mission is situated inside a multifamily plot that accommodates different housing, apparatus, and products and services, simply after the peripheral ring, north of town. The truth of being inside of a land with inexperienced and leisure spaces makes you discuss with again and again for occasions and ceremonies that don’t seem to be at all times a part of the circle of relatives regimen and every now and then develop into intrusive and uncomfortable if one lives there and does now not wish to be a part of it. Subsequently, the design for the house must believe final or opening to those situations and, on the similar time, having its personal inexperienced house. The development prices have to slot in $ 950,00zero.00 pesos for its realization, satisfying a program of actions for a circle of relatives of four individuals.
THE PATIO AS THE HEART OF THE PROJECT – A “grandfather tree” (Cordia dodecandra or Ciricote) offers is the start line to a Silvester lawn that can develop within the inside courtyard of the home, and it’ll consolidate a small pattern of local plants. On this manner, the concrete construction will pay tribute to the vegetal construction, appearing its phenological transformations (flowering, fruiting, foliation) and meteorological (solar, moon, rain, and so forth.) with all that this includes (purification of the air, thermal convenience, relief of tension and nervousness, amongst others).
SURROUNDING CORRIDORS – The home program is arranged into four wings (surrounding the courtyard) orientated and programmed each and every with particular actions: get right of entry to and learn about (south), retailer and safe haven (west), leisure and blank (east), and cook dinner, leisure and serve (north). As well as, each and every aspect is said to the primary lot thru a unmarried get right of entry to in each and every Face. The partitions of the outer perimeter paintings as temperature attenuators (Trombe partitions) and as garage, furnishings and fundamental apparatus for circle of relatives efficiency. The private hygiene of the circle of relatives is compacted in one block however compartmentalized for use in parallel.
LINKING TERRACES – The home moderately selects the openings the place it connects with the outdoor atmosphere thru stone terraces that serve as as a hyperlink between the intimate actions of the circle of relatives and the collective (circle of relatives) actions, when required, the individuals take part in what occurs inside of or outdoor.
MATERIALITY AND ECONOMY – The entire fabrics concerned within the building develop into obvious with native and commonplace plasters and finishes, valuing the herbal aesthetics (texture, useless and grain) of the aggregates according to concrete, providing an artisanal belief that now not handiest offers an added worth to the ambience but additionally give a contribution to comprise the funding.