peter pichler converts 1960's house in jalisco using traditional mexican tiles
 
peter pichler converts 1960's house in jalisco using traditional mexican tiles peter pichler converts 1960's house in jalisco using traditional mexican tiles
jul 06, 2016

peter pichler converts 1960's house in jalisco using traditional mexican tiles

peter pichler converts 1960’s house in jalisco using traditional mexican tiles

 

 

 

milan based architecture studio peter pichler, has renovated a 1960’s house in jalisco, mexico on the west coast of the pacific ocean. the conversion builds upon the existing structure, adding handmade decorative tiles which draw upon traditional mexican patterns.

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all images © oscar hernandez

 

 

 

the two-storey building is divided by three atria which allows light to flood down into the interior. the first floor features a living and kitchen area as well as two guest rooms and two bathrooms. the upper floor hosts two bedrooms and bathrooms and a large terrace which faces the sea. the generous balcony opens on the west side which offers maximum daylight and can be closed which aluminium shades which protects inhabitants within.

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the house is located in jalisco, mexico on the west coast of the pacific ocean

 

 

 

peter pichler’s choice of handmade mexican motif tiles which decorate the facade – as well as parts of the courtyard – make a strong graphic impression upon the building. the interior however uses a more neutral palette by incorporating natural stone features such as a large horizontal sink. the building is tied together by a simple silhouette which follows the shape of the exterior, adding a contemporary layer to the traditional vernacular house.

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mexican motif tiles decorate the facade of the house

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the building is tied together by a simple silhouette which adds a contemporary layer to the traditional house

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the house features a spiral staircase which leads up to the second floor

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the second floor

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the house incorporates natural stone features incuding a large horizontal sink

 

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ground floor

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first floor

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longitudinal section

 

 

 

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edited by: hollie smith | designboom

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