Casa Mirador by AR+C

Designed in 2013 by AR+C, this original 1,507 sqft single-storey residence is situated in Guayllabamba, Ecuador.

Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C

Description by AR+C

The project is residence house of 140 m2 (1,507 ft2) located in Guayllabamba, Ecuador. The house is conceived as a continuation of nature to which is embedded inside the mountain. This green platform allows the preservation of a lookout site prior to constructions.

A perimeter contention wall composes the primary structure. An air chamber allows having a thermal comfort inside and protects from humidity.

The structure was calculated to resist about 20 cm (8 in) of vegetation on deck. Open skylights allow cross-ventilation and communication from the house to the deck.

Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador by AR+C

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- by Matt Watts

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