Casa FL 118 in Mexico

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Casa FL 118 in Mexico

México Property – design by Raúl Peña A. Architects

14 May 2014

Casa FL 118

Location: Mexico City

Design: Raúl Peña A. Architects

A studio and a roof terrace in an adjoining house to the Frida Kahlo’s Garden ends facing Venustiano Carranza Street in La Conchita patrimonial wooded square.

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The program consists of a space divided by a base cabinet with different uses: an office, a living room and the other half as a TV room and guest bedroom. The folding bed is hidden in one side of the wall divisor of the bathroom that serves this transformable space.

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The terrace surface is a hardwood deck for outdoor with some existing skylights of the original house. The height facing the park has been protected by a steel and light cable railing painted in black.

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The studio has 62 sqm and 180 sqm the wooden terrace.

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The steel structure has been painted in matt black. The roof is a metal insulated system supported by I beams with a white plaster ceiling lined with the surrounding glazed skylights that make the appearance of different separated planes accentuating the Cartesian rigor of the work.

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The house has a courtyard that in the 80´s decade was covered by with glass skylights and a metal stair with a white huge tubular railing. It is noteworthy that the house on the outside slavishly respects the type imposed regulations in the area. The studio makes a difference in both language and time showing itself free and lighter. The black color of the structure emphasizes simplicity and passes unnoticed abroad.

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The windows open onto the terrace with a system of sliding floor to ceiling glass doors, opening the half of the façade.

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Plant pots with flowers have been set beside the existing house skylights to protect them from eventual stumbles.

Accurate lighting accents set on the terrace convert the studio in a light box at night.

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Casa FL 118 in Mexico – Building Information

Architecture: Raul Peña A. Architects
Location: Mexico City
Area: 62 sqm
Year: 2014
Structural Engineer: Vicente Robles Jara

Photographs: Alberto Moreno Guzman, Raul Peña Arias

Casa FL 118 in Mexico – Mexico images / information from Raúl Peña A. Architects

Location: Mexico City, México, North America




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