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Punta Caracol Set in Acapulco
Pool House and Housing Development in Mexico – design by Aflo+
11 Jun 2019
Punta Caracol Set
Location: Acapulco, Morelos
Punta Caracol Set
The plot is located in among a high infrastructure and tourist area, this concentrates potential to develop a mixed multi and single-family product. The design process on this 13,500 sqm plot, focuses on the central distribution of common areas (pool and relaxing areas) , achieving easy access to the 38 lots that surround the common areas with streets and vegetation.
The lots used for single dwelling units scheme have been designed with selected views to the inner landscape creating the most intimate area of the complex and integration to the whole compound, to get a uniform ideology (material and form-wise) , as well to provide identity to the context. These typologies complement each other for a better articulation in the area and the existing plots to get the same material and form structure.
The house distribution and less access to natural illumination but to get the best of the ventilation North west area. With the objective to optimize energy savings. Palm roofs on common areas are an excellent thermic and acoustic insulator which helps to maintain a comfortable area and privacy.
The common area has a landscape design implemented to widely distribute local events such as recreation, rest and exercise, with the surroundings. Taking into account the separation of the lots distributed with inter-spaces of intentional vegetation within each lot (restriction areas), there is also a pool that complements the design and common areas to get the best of the amazing climate of Acapulco.
Attention is concentrated to the center with random water fountains creating an axis of articulation with the common areas and the pool, splitting the complex in 2 areas.
Punta Caracol Set, Acapulco – Building Information
Site size: 13500 sqm
Completion date: 2018
Building levels: 2
Photographs: Onnis Luque
Punta Caracol Set in Acapulco images / information received 110619
Location: Acapulco, Mexico
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