Latin America Homes

This House in Buenos Aires Now Encloses a Small Jungle After Some Clever Carving
This House in Buenos Aires Now Encloses a Small Jungle After Some Clever Carving
Built at the turn of the 20th century, Casa Leiva by local firm Giusto Van Campenhout features a central courtyard with a classical oculus rendered in workaday concrete.
By Vanessa Bell - 6 days ago
Catwalks and Glass Tunnels Tie Together Living Spaces in a Verdant Colombian Hillside Home
A zigzagging floor plan provides the family that lives there with plenty of chances to find both privacy and connection.
This Soothing, Spa-Like Residence in Brazil Is the Deep Breath We All Need
Traama Arquitetura renovates the building that once housed the capital city’s electric company, creating a calming yet energizing space.
A Cabin Springs Up Above a Dry Creek Bed in a Chilean Forest
A Cabin Springs Up Above a Dry Creek Bed in a Chilean Forest
On a rocky bank, Hebra Arquitectos builds a breezy home that opens wide to nature.
A Black Roof and Central Courtyard Make This Chilean Cabin Vanish Into the Woods
Architect Lucas Maino Fernandez designs a two-tiered home with a sloped roof that draws an inconspicuous line through the trees.
A Cramped 400-Square-Foot Apartment in Buenos Aires Gets Flowing Spaces and a Fresh Start
Architect Micaela Racca tore out every wall she could to create a continuous floor plan that maximizes space, storage, light, and air.
A Set Designer’s House in Brazil Blends Colonial Architecture With Miesian Modernism
A nod to the past, the contemporary country escape by Mapa Architects is surprisingly close to São Paulo’s hustle and bustle.
A Mexico City Artist’s Home and Studio Frames Open Spaces With Sculptural Forms
Designed by architects Luis Beltran del Río and Andrew Sosa of local firm Vrtical, the live/work residence uses simple materials to define volumes and courtyards.
A Pair of Hang Gliders Imagine a Home From a Bird’s-Eye View
In Valle de Bravo, Mexico, Francisco Pardo Arquitectos designs a brutalist bunker that disappears into the landscape.
An Understated A-Frame Does Double Duty in Southern Chile
Situated near a nature reserve in Puerto Varas, this dwelling by Iván Bravo Architects combines private and public spaces in a structure that is both rural and contemporary.
A Prefab Tiny Home Is Pieced Together in a Brazilian Forest
A Prefab Tiny Home Is Pieced Together in a Brazilian Forest
The compact, modular design was originally showcased at an exhibition before finding a permanent location in the village of Lapinha da Serra.
A 376-Square-Foot Apartment in Brazil Goes From Too Tight to Just Right
Architect Leandro Garcia revamps a one-bedroom dwelling to create a compact yet comfortable home for a mother and her 13-year-old son.
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.
A Secret Garden Grows at the Heart of a Concrete Home in Mexico City
Pérez Palacios Arquitectos Asociados centers a flexible residence around a lush interior courtyard.
A Remote Chilean Cabin Appears to Float Above the Forest Floor
In the Andes, architect Sergio Araneda creates an ecological refuge that embraces the surrounding woods and treads lightly on the land.
A Tiny, Prefab Cabin Soaks Up Riverside Views in Chile
This temporary accommodation for traveling professors tilts toward the water like the bow of a boat.
A Chilean Cabin Rises Amidst Ancient Trees in the Andes Mountains
Returning to its roots, local firm Iragüen Viñuela Arquitectos creates a gable-roofed vacation home while preserving the surrounding flora.
This Vacation Home in Argentina Is One Part House, One Part Skate Ramp
For a client who shreds, designer Macu Bulgubure created the ultimate escape by merging a half-pipe with a home.
This Cute Wooden Shelter Is Like an Apartment Building for Bees
With a new bee home design meant for your backyard, Danish company Habeetats is creating a buzz around biodiversity.
An Empty-Nester Couple’s Home Near Buenos Aires Draws Inspiration From the Eames House
Up-and-coming Argentinian architect Florencia Rissotti’s first built-from-scratch residence is an homage to simple living.
This Energy-Efficient Prefab in Brazil Can Be Easily Expanded for More Space
In a one-size-fits-all home design concept, Bernardes Arquitetura has developed modular glulam-beam structures that can be added onto ad infinitum.
Before & After: A Pavilion-Like Addition Opens Up a São Paulo Home for Three Generations
A 1940s bungalow gets a porous, vine-covered backyard unit that gives the family more space to work on their creative projects.
An Architect Reframes the Narrative of a 1940s Apartment for a Writer Couple in São Paulo
At the iconic Louveira Complex, an exemplar of Brazilian modernism, local architect Ana Sawaia bravely plays with space, color, and pattern while honoring the past.
A Pair of New York Architects Build the Home of Their Dreams in Oaxaca
Stepping back from their practice in New York City to create a new home in Mexico, a couple of architects find themselves to be challenging clients.
A Mexico City Apartment Building Offers Lush Terraces Clad in Concrete and Steel
Local architecture firm Vertebral designs four greenery-lined apartments next to an ancient jacaranda tree in the Roma district.
A Rippling Brick Roof Caps a Sun-Kissed Home in Argentina
Local architect Fabrizio Pugliese designs a countryside residence that ushers in fresh air and natural light.
In Uruguay, a Home Near the Coast Keeps Things Open
Casa Mat by Argentinian firm Mutar favors experimentation over traditional domestic boundaries.
An Architect’s Family Home in Costa Rica Is a Self-Sustaining Oasis
With lush gardens, solar panels, and a recycled-water system, the off-grid home of architect Rodolfo Tinoco is equipped to fend for itself.
A Brutalist-Inspired, Off-Grid Retreat Rises in a Remote Costa Rican Cloud Forest
Local architect María de la Paz Alice designs a tropical mountain haven with a crystal-encrusted, concrete-clad...
This Lush, Underground Home Is a Hideaway Fit For a Hobbit
On a hilly site near Mexico City, architect Javier Senosiain has created a remarkable home inspired by the shape of a peanut.