By: Di Frenna Architects
Location: Altozano, Cuauhtemoc, Colima.
Space: 733.00 m2
Design and Development: Di Frenna Architects
Work workforce: Arch. Matia Di Frenna Müller, Eng. Juan G. Guardado Ávila, Arch. Mariana de la Mora Padilla, Arch. Carlos Eduardo Carmona Lau.
Engineers: Eng. Hugo Saucedo Acosta
Pictures: Lorraine Darquea
Wandering round Casa Zazil evokes quite a lot of emotions and senses. Wind rambles via the location’s vegetation changing into the principle supply of beautiful sounds, the textures in all the supplies, the roughness of the stone, and wooden gifting with a range of shades and smells; Strolling via the home from the doorway regularly arouses in customers the curiosity to find what will likely be skilled within the subsequent area.
The undertaking rises from a “C” formed flooring plan as a gesture of shelter for many who inhabit it; it protects from the recognized local weather and daylight in Colima, whereas it additionally seeks for privateness and comprises the architectural program in an orderly method, exhibiting an intimate context that opens up and contradicts this identical precept in its rear façade.
The relevance between the completely different areas takes place because of the number of constructed heights, which warn when an space desires to be extra welcoming and private or when the intention is opposite and of a extra social nature. That is how the tour of the home begins, a double-height corridor welcomes customers framing a shorter and nearer airplane giving the chance to find the next rooms one after the other.
This system is split into two accentuated volumes and flooring, the place the zoning grew to become clear and exact. The social areas are sheltered on the primary stage and are gratified by the view of the golf course along with the extension of the encircling vegetation that appears to subtly combine into the gaps that it finds because it disperses. That is how a big Papelillo tree integrates completely into the residence and stands out whereas mixing in with the remainder of the crops.
The higher stage homes the rooms, heat is infamous on this flooring, the carpentry components really feel basic and the pauses which are insinuated via home windows, are a delight of pure lighting that concede the magnificent views of quite a lot of treetops and the horizon.
Underneath the identical premise of opposing sure values, the materiality of the development iwas playful, giving rise to a dialogue that’s unified behind a stability between lightness and heaviness. Giant stone volumes meet ceilings that appear to lean on them in essentially the most delicate manner, made up of picket beams and metal constructions, referring to structure distinguished by heat, adapting to a extra up to date model.
The transcendence of the stone doesn’t cease on the robustness that integrates the extraordinary volumes, it additionally represents craftsmanship within the design. The Colima volcano itself made doable the richness in textures of the undertaking, this materials is unique and labored by the identical native artisans, giving the inhabitants a sense of fixed freshness.
The entire integration of the undertaking permeates in all the main points, the dignity of the supplies, of their pure and pure state by which they age and at all times intermingle with the context; this was the concept that was additionally introduced into inside design. In collaboration with MUMO, the choice of items and finishes pursues an exploration for the locals , collaborating with Mexican artists and designers. This fashion the final fragments of the puzzle additionally stay discreet, silent and built-in, permitting those that take pleasure in this home to at all times be those who give colour and life to it.