A Brick Home in Mexico City Encloses a Series of Lush Courtyards

Arquitectura Sergio Portillo blends white clay brick, exposed concrete, and oak to create a warm and textured family home that opens to the outdoors.

In the northwestern suburbs of Mexico City, directly on the street, a minimal yet tactile facade of white clay brick and exposed concrete is punctuated by an ironwork gate. Behind this unassuming facade, brick forms open onto relaxing patios and courtyards, providing a family of five with a place of refuge within the bustling city. In a way, it’s its own escape.

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