bgp arquitectura: mty house, mexico bgp arquitectura: mty house, mexico
mar 08, 2013

bgp arquitectura: mty house, mexico

‘mty house’ by bgp arquitectura, monterrey, mexicoimage © jaime navarroall images courtesy of bgp arquitectura

 

 

the ‘mty house’ by mexican practice bgp arquitectura finds itself nestled in a steep mountainside amongst a thick sea of trees with protruding rockfragments and very stringent environmental protection regulations. by dividing the house into individual cubes that follow the natural contours of the 10,000 square-meter plot of land, the residence does not touch a single existing tree. each orthogonal structure is architectonically independent of the other, containing different parts of the program connected by a series of glass corridors that create an interior/exterior promenade through the site.various materials are used to further express the autonomy of the volumes, clad in either wood panels, corten steel, exposed concrete, or travertinemarble. a series of courtyards provide private exterior spaces for each construct and places for pause and admiration of the impressive landscapethroughout the sequence of progression.

 

 

entranceimage © jaime navarro

 

 

glass corridorimage © jaime navarro

 

 

(left) living room(right) entrance vestibule with natural wood panels illuminated by natural lightimage © jaime navarro

 

 

view over monterreyimage © jaime navarro

 

 

corten skin contrasting the thick vegetationimage © jaime navarro

 

 

locationimage © jaime navarro

 

 

 

site plan

 

 

floor plan / level 0

 

 

floor plan / level 1

 

 

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concept sketch

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