Sierra Fria | Perez Palacios Arquitectos Asociados

SAVE Sierra Fria | Perez Palacios Arquitectos Asociados

Project Name: Sierra Fria

Practice: PPAA Pérez Palacios Arquitectos Asociados

Products: Cemex, Birot, Corev, Helvex, Tuboplus, VALVO

Firm Location: Mexico

Completion year: 2018

Gross Built up Area: 350 m2

Project Location: Lomas de Chapultepec, CDMX

Design Team: Pablo Pérez Palacios, Alfonso de La Concha Rojas, Miguel Vargas, Ignacio Rodriguez, Alejandra Pavon, Jose Hadad, Carla Celis, Johnathan Calderon

Photo Credits: Rafael Gamo

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Project Description

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Casa Sierra Fria is a house located in a residential neighbourhood in Mexico City. As the majority of site in this neighbourhood have regular constructions on three of their four sides, the architectural concept began to explore the Idea of the site as a contained void with a structural open grid on top of it. Each quadrant has a different program and a different relationship with the surrounding patio.

This structural grid is intersected in the middle by the stairs and the service units, freeing the surrounding spaces towards the exterior. On top of this light wall-based structure is a solid block that contains the private rooms of the house; these spaces have more restricted openings to the outside views.

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