Latin America Homes

Beach Breezes Blow Right Through This Ecuadorian House on Stilts
Beach Breezes Blow Right Through This Ecuadorian House on Stilts
Supported by teak wood pillars, this permeable home in Villamil, Ecuador, takes advantage of a coastal climate.
By Michele Koh Morollo - 19 days ago
This Budget-Conscious Bamboo House Is a Slice of Paradise
This Budget-Conscious Bamboo House Is a Slice of Paradise
Built for $93,200, this tropical holiday home in Northeast Brazil features a striking, chevron-patterned bamboo exterior.
 - 20 days ago
This Eco-Minded Home in São Paulo Raises the Bar For Prefab
This Eco-Minded Home in São Paulo Raises the Bar For Prefab
Made of 100-percent recyclable materials and equipped with smart home technology, SysHaus is a new model by a Brazilian construction and engineering start-up.
 - 23 days ago
Nine Black Concrete Volumes Form This Mexican Retreat
Nine Black Concrete Volumes Form This Mexican Retreat
Arranged to preserve existing trees and form an interior courtyard, these concrete structures are balanced by warm, wood interiors.
 - 3 months ago
This Modular Home in Chile Has Us Seeing Red—in a Good Way
This Modular Home in Chile Has Us Seeing Red—in a Good Way
The crimson dwelling, nestled in the Chilean commune of San José de Maipo, is composed of four modules stacked to form a cube-like structure.
 - 3 months ago
A Concrete Abode in Uruguay Embraces its Beachfront Setting
A Concrete Abode in Uruguay Embraces its Beachfront Setting
The communal spaces on the top floor of this three-story residence open up to ocean views.
 - 3 months ago
A Black Timber Home in Chile Echoes Local Volcanic Stone
A Black Timber Home in Chile Echoes Local Volcanic Stone
From some angles, this dramatic residence resembles a pitched-roof shed, while other vantage points reveal its graduated form.
 - 4 months ago
A Modern Concrete Retreat by Oscar Niemeyer Is Available For the First Time
A Modern Concrete Retreat by Oscar Niemeyer Is Available For the First Time
Previously kept a secret, an undulating concrete home designed by the legendary Brazilian architect is listed for the first time at approximately $3,913,650.
 - 4 months ago
A Brazilian Bachelor Pad Embraces Light and Darkness
A Brazilian Bachelor Pad Embraces Light and Darkness
An architect tasked with opening up a small yet light-filled apartment does so with a few unexpectedly dark turns.
 - 5 months ago
This Slender Concrete Home in Brazil Feels Like an Urban Jungle
This Slender Concrete Home in Brazil Feels Like an Urban Jungle
Cleverly placed apertures pierce this skinny residence in Maringá, granting the lush interior an airy feel.
 - 5 months ago
Before and After: A Cramped Home in Mexico Gets a Drastic Makeover on a Tight Budget
Before and After: A Cramped Home in Mexico Gets a Drastic Makeover on a Tight Budget
Three companies donated materials to Merida-based Dosa Studio to help create a bright, airy family home on a densely built-up site in Texcoco.
 - 5 months ago
A Curvaceous Home in Chile Cuts a Dramatic Figure
A Curvaceous Home in Chile Cuts a Dramatic Figure
The semicircular residence on Chiloé Island features a dramatic, sloping roof that extends over an interior courtyard.
 - 6 months ago
A Commanding Mexican Home of Stone and Concrete Is For Sale
A Commanding Mexican Home of Stone and Concrete Is For Sale
South of Mexico City, MA House by Cadaval & Solà-Morales is a stone, concrete, and glass structure that captures mountain views.
 - 6 months ago
A Costa Rican Family Stays Connected in Three Shipping Container Homes
A Costa Rican Family Stays Connected in Three Shipping Container Homes
These eco-friendly shipping container homes allow three adult children to be independent while staying close to family.
 - 6 months ago
Five Cubist Hideaways Peek Out From a Mexican Pine Forest
Five Cubist Hideaways Peek Out From a Mexican Pine Forest
Constructed out of brick, wood, and soil excavated from the site itself, these monolithic dwellings embody the connection between nature and the built environment.
 - 6 months ago
A Gardener's Home in Argentina Boasts Flowing Green Spaces
A Gardener's Home in Argentina Boasts Flowing Green Spaces
A continuous garden terrace connects each floor of this sustainable urban infill project in San Isidro.
 - 7 months ago
This Brilliant Brazilian Abode Was Designed Around an Imposing Tree
This Brilliant Brazilian Abode Was Designed Around an Imposing Tree
In the residential district of Alto de Pinheiros in São Paulo, a indoor/outdoor family home revolves around a grand flamboyant tree.
 - 7 months ago
This Stunning Brazilian Residence Takes Cues From Mies van der Rohe
This Stunning Brazilian Residence Takes Cues From Mies van der Rohe
Calling to mind the iconic Barcelona Pavilion, this glass-encased home demonstrates the power of simple geometric forms.
 - 7 months ago
This Renovated Pad in São Paulo's Iconic Lausanne Building Is a Breath of Fresh Air
This Renovated Pad in São Paulo's Iconic Lausanne Building Is a Breath of Fresh Air
Led by AR Architects, the update mixes Brazilian Brutalism with contemporary cool.
 - 7 months ago
A Sculptural Wooden Staircase Steals the Show in This Mexico City Abode
A Sculptural Wooden Staircase Steals the Show in This Mexico City Abode
The ash staircase weaves together three floors, a warm contrast to glass, concrete, and brick.
 - 7 months ago
A Concrete Home in Brazil Lets the Owners Practically Live in the Jungle
A Concrete Home in Brazil Lets the Owners Practically Live in the Jungle
Near a beach, and surrounded by verdant rainforests, this concrete home in Brazil fully opens up to the elements.
 - 7 months ago
8 Incredible Concrete Homes in Latin America
8 Incredible Concrete Homes in Latin America
Beauty, convenience, and simplicity—concrete provides it all in these Latin American homes.
 - 8 months ago
A 290-Square-Foot Apartment in São Paulo Takes Advantage of Every Inch
A 290-Square-Foot Apartment in São Paulo Takes Advantage of Every Inch
A perforated concrete wall and a raised Formica platform are used to maximize limited floor space in a tiny São Paulo studio.
 - 8 months ago
A Remote Prefab in Uruguay Is Completely Self-Sufficient
A Remote Prefab in Uruguay Is Completely Self-Sufficient
In a wild, remote setting in Uruguay, a stunning prefabricated retreat provides urban comfort with minimal impact on the landscape.
 - 8 months ago
A Brazilian Architect Builds a Dream Home For Her Parents
A Brazilian Architect Builds a Dream Home For Her Parents
A pair of empty nesters call on their architect daughter to create a home that fulfills their retirement wish list.
 - 9 months ago
A Little Chilean Tree House That's One With the Canopy
A Little Chilean Tree House That's One With the Canopy
Sited along a creek near the commune of Curacaví in Chile’s Santiago Metropolitan Region, “Quebrada House,” which translates to "ravine house" in English, is raised on slanted...
 - 9 months ago
An Incredible Brazilian Home That Celebrates Art, Travel, and Nature
An Incredible Brazilian Home That Celebrates Art, Travel, and Nature
In Franca, Brazil, mf+arquitetos designs a unique residence for their art-loving client in just five months.
 - 9 months ago
An Architect Turns His Small, Dark Apartment in Buenos Aires Into a Bright and Airy Home
An Architect Turns His Small, Dark Apartment in Buenos Aires Into a Bright and Airy Home
A strategic renovation maximizes a small apartment in Buenos Aires.
 - a year ago
A Serene Tulum Tree House Perched Between the Jungle and the Sea
A Serene Tulum Tree House Perched Between the Jungle and the Sea
Nestled in the tropical jungle of Mexico's Caribbean coastline is the Tulum Treehouse, a minimalist, modern residence that's available to rent.
 - a year ago
With a View of the Andes, This Concrete Retreat in Ecuador Follows the Sun
With a View of the Andes, This Concrete Retreat in Ecuador Follows the Sun
Made almost entirely of hand-poured concrete, a passive solar retreat in Ecuador hits all the right grooves.
 - 2 years ago