100 meters from the sea and next to an inner street of a private housing development, in a wild and deep jungle land, a house to be inhabited 24/7 by a family of 4 and their visits.
The trees and vegetation are abundant, fig trees stand out for its size and shape of the trunks, roots and branches.
The house is located at the back taking advantage of the frontal vegetation seeking privacy and complementing it with landscape and gravel. A route is generated from the street access and garage all the way into the house.
You enter by a palapa which is mainly for social use and, and through a lower volume with a shoe compartment, you access to the “closed” day area of the house.
The floor plan acquires a broken shape as a result of the geometry of the land and the aperture intentions to the exterior spaces, which are created around the fig trees and other vegetation preventing direct views to the neighbors.
On the ground floor the interior spaces open to porticoes that in addition to function as a transition to the exterior spaces, they protect form the sun, rain and connect the main volume with the visitor’s volume.
Polished cement columns and walls, contain the wooden windows and support the rough plaster monolithic volume of the upper floor.
Inside, contrasting with the parota carpentry, the light colored plaster seeks to increase the luminosity diminished by the perennial shade of the jungle.
On the upper floor, attending to each room, the volume is perforated to place bay windows, a balcony and an outdoor shower in direct relation with the wild landscape.