ARMELLA HOUSE

The house is located in Fraccionamiento Bosques de las Lomas in Mexico City. 

The distribution of the different areas responds to the topography of the land, which has an elevation of approximately 9 meters at the bottom. 

This slope allowed the development of a project in platforms around a central courtyard around a central courtyard. The double-height pedestrian access is staggered from the street level and the walls are narrowed towards the back, ending in the central courtyard that distributes all the public and service areas. 

The central courtyard is located on the intermediate level and is the main element of the house; all the spaces are arranged around it, which is illuminated by pergolas that allow a very interesting play of light and shadows during the course of the day. 

The living room and dining room share the same space, but are divided by the fireplace; they extend towards an outdoor patio that ends in a blue wall with a fountain that combines with the sky and offers a great isolation from the outside.

The bedrooms are located on the second level and are arranged around the courtyard; their windows are grouped within a single balcony to the exterior. The master bedroom and the family room overlook the garden of the house, which by its own topography is located on the second level. From the garden, on the upper platform, the house regains a single level scale.

The use of color and the solidity of the volumes and walls, was the strongest compositional element; the spaces are uncovered and clearly defined by their atmosphere of intense Mexican colors the neutral materials in the floors and furniture that support them. furniture that support them. The house features an integral system of control and energy saving control system in all installations, as well as a very advanced security advanced security system.

YEARS
1998-2000
STATUS
SCALE 
650 m2
CLIENT
Sergio Armella
PARTNERSHIP
DYPRO- CYVSA
CONTEXT
Architecture Landscape design Interior design
AWARDS
PROJECT CREDITS
GALLERY
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