Encinos House consist into a single-family house, which is located at the outskirts of Mexico City, inside in a private residential complex. Our premise was to create a habitable space surrounded by a vast vegetation, while inside, we created a natural and elegant environment, that stands out by the use of exposed and natural materials, in combination with daylight entrance and furniture integration.

The program is divided clearly 2 main areas -the public areas are located in ground floor, and most of the private areas take place on upper floor- those spaces are placed around a central-interior patio. This lobby is dominated by a huge concrete cube that frames the presence of the Magnolia and is filled of zenith light.

At the end of the patio, aligned with the floating concrete structure, is a fireplace from whose centre an inverted pyramid emerges and receives the flame. The fireplace works as a link between the living room, the dinner and the patio itself, communicating those three spaces at the same time, but subtly dividing them.

Both the interior patio and the corridors integrate on top a wooden pergola, which creates in interesting play of shadows according the passage of light.

The house is formed by two L-shape volumes, connected by two small brides. These elements also connect the private spaces, one of them crossing above a fern garden, while in the other side, the second bridge cross through a water mirror from which emerges a tree. Those garden areas allow the crossed ventilation to the inside and give interesting views towards the outside.

The main materials are wood, stone labs and exposed concrete marked with wooden texture. By combining these elements, we create different light and shadow effects, that give the house a cozy atmosphere, according to its wooded surroundings.

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Modern home with Exterior, House Building Type, Tile Roof Material, Flat RoofLine, and Stone Siding Material. Located in a residential complex, the project is surrounded by a vast forest area. Photo  of Encinos House

Located in a residential complex, the project is surrounded by a vast forest area.

Modern home with Staircase, Stone Tread, Concrete Tread, and Glass Railing. When accessing the house, the user is received by an interior patio. Photo 2 of Encinos House

When accessing the house, the user is received by an interior patio.

Modern home with Hallway and Travertine Floor. This space is dominated by a huge concrete cube. Photo 3 of Encinos House

This space is dominated by a huge concrete cube.

Modern home with Hallway and Travertine Floor. The sculptural element filters the zenith light and emphasizes a tree. Photo 4 of Encinos House

The sculptural element filters the zenith light and emphasizes a tree.

Modern home with Dining Room, Standard Layout Fireplace, and Two-Sided Fireplace. At the end of the interior patio, a fireplace divides the living room and the dining room. Photo 5 of Encinos House

At the end of the interior patio, a fireplace divides the living room and the dining room.

Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Table, Travertine Floor, and Pendant Lighting. Dining room. Photo 6 of Encinos House

Dining room.

Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Travertine Floor, Table, and Pendant Lighting. Dining room. Photo 7 of Encinos House

Dining room.

Modern home with Living Room, Coffee Tables, Ottomans, Sofa, and Accent Lighting. Living room. Photo 8 of Encinos House

Living room.

Modern home with Living Room, Sofa, Ceiling Lighting, Ottomans, Travertine Floor, Pendant Lighting, and Coffee Tables. A cozy atmosphere is achieved with different lights and shadows effects. Photo 9 of Encinos House

A cozy atmosphere is achieved with different lights and shadows effects.

Modern home with Outdoor, Side Yard, Small Pools, Tubs, Shower, Trees, and Flowers. The garden areas give interesting framed views towards outside. Photo 10 of Encinos House

The garden areas give interesting framed views towards outside.

Modern home with Hallway and Travertine Floor. The materiality is defined by three main elements: wood, stone slabs and exposed concrete. Photo 11 of Encinos House

The materiality is defined by three main elements: wood, stone slabs and exposed concrete.

Modern home with Hallway and Travertine Floor. The interior patio and the corridors integrate on top a wood pergola. Photo 12 of Encinos House

The interior patio and the corridors integrate on top a wood pergola.

Two bridges communicate the private areas, crossing above a fern garden and a water mirror. Photo 13 of Encinos House modern home

Two bridges communicate the private areas, crossing above a fern garden and a water mirror.

Inside we create a comfort and natural atmosphere. Photo 14 of Encinos House modern home

Inside we create a comfort and natural atmosphere.

Modern home with Pendant Lighting and Accent Lighting. Master bedroom. Photo 15 of Encinos House

Master bedroom.

Modern home with Outdoor and Trees. Backyard view. Photo 16 of Encinos House

Backyard view.

Builder
  • RYG Studio
  • Anteus Constructora
Photographer
Style
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2017
  • Square Feet
  • 1170