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


‘mty house’ by bgp arquitectura, monterrey, mexico
image © jaime navarro
all 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 rock
fragments 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 travertine
marble. a series of courtyards provide private exterior spaces for each construct and places for pause and admiration of the impressive landscape
throughout the sequence of progression.

 

 


entrance
image © jaime navarro

 

 


glass corridor
image © jaime navarro

 

 


(left) living room
(right) entrance vestibule with natural wood panels illuminated by natural light

image © jaime navarro

 

 


view over monterrey
image © jaime navarro

 

 


corten skin contrasting the thick vegetation
image © jaime navarro

 

 


location
image © jaime navarro

 

 

 


site plan

 

 


floor plan / level 0

 

 


floor plan / level 1

 

 


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concept sketch

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