Casa La Peña – Valle de Bravo House, Mexican Home

Casa Valle de Bravo, La Peña House, Mexican Residence, Home, Architect

Casa La Peña, México : Valle de Bravo House

Property in Valle de Bravo – design by R-Zero Studio

15 Nov + 24 Feb 2012

Casa La Peña

Location: Valle de Bravo, México

Design: R-Zero Studio

Valle de Bravo House

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English text (scroll down for Spanish):

Sited in Valle de Bravo on a property of 1117 square meters, this house is a project at the bottom of the cliff that highlights and frames the beautiful great lake views from within.

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Due to the irregular ground where it is located, it has been solved in three levels to also blend into the landscape.

This creative solution, allows the house to comply with the clients request of versatility and functionality to adapt itself to their needs as well as the visitors.

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The terrains orientation and location inland on a small peninsula of the Valle de Bravo´s dam, provides the house with a micro-climate of its own created through the construction of large windows, concrete walls and stone.

These carefully chosen materials maintain the heat during the night and preserve a cool environment during the day.

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The architectural volumetric configuration of the façade that faces the lake and the integration of the terraces, provides a visual extension of each and every area inside. This captures a unique inside view of the exterior from each one of these areas.

The concrete slab that tops this amazing structure has been covered with natural wood to enhance the inside of the house and has been covered with a stone finish on the exterior face that unfolds as a piece origami that camouflages this house into the mountains.

All the public areas as well as the circulations have been designed to be monochromatic, where the raw concrete walls, the granite and the recycled wood emphasize the light that comes through these walls, creating a natural game of shadows and light.

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Casa La Peña – Building Information

Sqm of construction: 943
Team: Edgar Velasco Casillas, Alejandro Zarate de la Torre, Pablo Serrano (Serrano Monjaraz), Gilberto Muñoz Rodriguez+, Jesus Gonzalez Mendez, Isaac Guzman Ramirez
Interior design: Isabel Maldonado
Structure: Giron Megaproyectos S.A. de C.V. Ing. Humberto Giron
Engineering:Integra S.A. de C.V.
Administration and construction: Acunsa Arquitectos, Jorge Torrentera
Photographs: Jaime Navarro

Spanish text:

Casa La Peña

Ubicada en Valle de Bravo en un terreno de 1,117 metros, proyectada al pie de la Peña se integra y enmarca las grandes vistas al lago desde su interior. Resuelta en tres niveles la casa se amolda a la topografía de un terreno accidentado, albergando el programa que responde a la versatilidad y funcionamiento solicitada previamente por el cliente.

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La orientación del terreno y su ubicación dentro de una pequeña península de la presa de Valle de Bravo, hacen que la casa se encuentre en un microclíma templado, a través de grandes ventanales, muros de concreto y piedra, conserva la temperatura durante el día y el calor durante la noche.

El juego de volumetrías en la fachada hacia el lago y la integración de terrazas, hace de cada espacio interior una extención al exterior. Capturando en cada espacio, una gran vista de forma particular.

Una cubierta de concreto como envolvente superior de la casa, forrada de madera al interior y un recubrimiento pétreo al exterior se desenvuelve como una pieza de origami provocando que la casa se mimetice en la montaña.

Las áreas publicas y las circulaciones son transiciones monocromáticas donde la textura de los materiales como el cemento colado en bruto, el granito y la madera de recuperación enfatizan el paso de la luz por los muros de concreto incorporando al interior contrastes entre luces y sombras.

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Casa La Peña – Building Information

M2: 1,117
Metros cuadrados de construcción: 943
Equipo:Edgar Velasco Casillas, Alejandro Zárate de la Torre, Pablo Serrano (Serrano Monjaraz), Gilberto Muñoz Rodriguez+, Jesús Gonzalez Méndez, Isaac Guzmán Ramírez
Diseño de interiores: Isabel Maldonado
Estructura: Girón Megaproyectos S.A. de C.V. Ing. Humberto Girón
Ingeniería: Integra S.A. de C.V.
Construcción y administración: Acunsa Arquitectos, sJorge Torrentera
Fotografía: Jaime Navarro

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