Casa MA

León, Guanajuato, México
Architect
Photographer
Location
  • León, Guanajuato, México
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Type
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2015
  • Square Feet
  • 2879.3
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Full Baths
  • 3
  • Partial Baths
  • 1
  • Casa MA is a 267.5 built square meters (2879.3 sqft) residential project, located in León, Guanajuato, México.

    A rock base is proposed in order to level and respond to the natural site's slope. The shape of the house is simple and compact, with the purpose of having a standard building process, making its development economic, while accomplishing the local constructive/design requirements.

    A series of blocks, with different programs are created, taking advantage of the context. The floor level makes up the social block, with an essence of amplitude, and the juxtaposing of spaces, without "boundaries", by hand of a double height living room, which is present immediately after entering the enclosure.

    The stairs become a sculptural element, as it works as the bond between the social and private blocks, which has a clear and discreet presence from any level of the house.

    The first level concentrically connects the bedrooms, studio and bathroom, creating a wide sight and feel, making it work as the main transition area.

    The main volume in the front facade respond as the main bedroom, presenting a steel materiality, in order to create an imposing volume, against the traditional materiality like brick and wood along the other bedroom volumes and facade.

    The materials were chosen in order to create a gesture of contrast between traditional and modern constructive methods.

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    Modern home with Outdoor, Front Yard, and Wood Patio, Porch, Deck. Detail - North Facade Photo  of Casa MA

    Detail - North Facade

    Modern home with Outdoor, Front Yard, Garden, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, and Metal Patio, Porch, Deck. North Facade Photo 2 of Casa MA

    North Facade

    Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Garden, Grass, and Gardens. South East Facade Photo 3 of Casa MA

    South East Facade

    Modern home with Outdoor and Side Yard. Detail - East Facade Photo 4 of Casa MA

    Detail - East Facade

    Modern home with Outdoor, Front Yard, Flowers, Grass, Gardens, and Hardscapes. North Facade Photo 5 of Casa MA

    North Facade

    Modern home with Outdoor, Hardscapes, Grass, Gardens, Flowers, Garden, and Front Yard. Front Yard - Hardscape Photo 6 of Casa MA

    Front Yard - Hardscape

    Sketch - Stairs Photo 7 of Casa MA modern home

    Sketch - Stairs

    Modern home with Outdoor, Front Yard, Garden, Gardens, and Flowers. Detail - Vegetation Photo 8 of Casa MA

    Detail - Vegetation

    Modern home with Outdoor. Detail - Masonry and Window Photo 9 of Casa MA

    Detail - Masonry and Window

    Modern home with Outdoor. Detail - Window Photo 10 of Casa MA

    Detail - Window

    Modern home with Outdoor, Front Yard, Hardscapes, Gardens, and Flowers. Front Yard Vegetation Photo 11 of Casa MA

    Front Yard Vegetation

    Modern home with Living Room and Ceiling Lighting. Ceiling Lamp Photo 12 of Casa MA

    Ceiling Lamp

    Modern home with Living Room, Medium Hardwood Floor, Ceiling Lighting, and Porcelain Tile Floor. Entrance Photo 13 of Casa MA

    Entrance

    Modern home with Bookcase, Storage Room, Closet Storage Type, and Under Stairs Storage Type. Detail - Under stairs Closet Photo 14 of Casa MA

    Detail - Under stairs Closet

    Modern home with Staircase, Metal Tread, Concrete Tread, and Metal Railing. Detail - Stairs and Handrail Photo 15 of Casa MA

    Detail - Stairs and Handrail

    Modern home with Staircase, Wood Tread, Concrete Tread, Metal Tread, and Metal Railing. Double Height - TV Room - Stairs Photo 16 of Casa MA

    Double Height - TV Room - Stairs

    Modern home with Staircase, Concrete Tread, Metal Tread, Metal Railing, and Wood Tread. TV Room and Stairs Photo 17 of Casa MA

    TV Room and Stairs

    Detail - Masonry Photo 18 of Casa MA modern home

    Detail - Masonry

    Modern home with Bath Room, Full Shower, and Enclosed Shower. Detail - Shower head Photo 19 of Casa MA

    Detail - Shower head

    Modern home with Metal Railing, Storage Room, Concrete Tread, Wood Tread, and Under Stairs Storage Type. Stairs / Under stairs Closet Photo 20 of Casa MA

    Stairs / Under stairs Closet