Smith Residence in Limon, Costa Rica

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Smith Residence

Limon Residential Project in Costa Rica, Central America – design by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architects

27 Dec 2016

Smith Residence in Limon

Design: Benjamin Garcia Saxe, architects

Location: Limon, Costa Rica

Smith Residence in Limon

“We’ve created an aesthetic that is based on the learned lessons of the traditional tropical architecture.”

Smith Residence in Limon

The Smith Residence in the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica for the Smith family has become an example of how contemporary architecture can learn from common sense principles.

Smith Residence in Limon

Smith Residence in Limon

Based on simple ideas for evacuating and collecting rain water, temperature control through cross ventilation, and large overhangs; the architects have created an aesthetic that is based in the lessons learned by traditional tropical architecture of the Caribbean.

Smith Residence in Limon

Smith Residence in Limon

Using local manual labor and sourcing only certified materials, the architects have not only created a sanctuary for this family but also proven that using passive temperature control measures through intelligent design can help do without any air conditioning and in the long run save money and be responsible with our energy resources.

Smith Residence in Limon

Smith Residence in Limon

Smith Residence in Limon – Building Information

Location: Limon, Costa Rica
Date of Completion: 2007
Client: Smith Family
Area: Aprox. 450sqm

Smith Residence in Limon

Smith Residence in Limon

Architecture Team:
Design Director: Benjamin Garcia Saxe
Project Coordinator: Julio Garcia Cortes
Construction Documentation: Roger Navarro
Builder: Lopez Constructora

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Smith Residence in Limon images/ information from Benjamin Garcia Saxe


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