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Living Trees Grow Through the Ceiling of Cadaval & Sola-Morales’ Tepoztlan Lounge in Mexico

Posted By Ana Lisa On January 13, 2013 @ 9:00 am In Architecture,Botanical,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Green Building | No Comments

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Tepoztlan [1] Lounge an ideal space to spend long summer days, as it’s open, breezy and it hugs [2] a nice round pool. It was designed to provide shade and shelter in hot weather, adapting gracefully to the existing vegetation while allowing it to unfold. The home is shaped like a three-point star to create separate living spaces at the end of each leg, while its center is used for communal space.

An open bar with a kitchenette [3], a restroom, a dressing room, a play area for children and an open plan living area are all part of this beautiful house. Cadaval & Solá-Morales [4] aimed to provide a perfect place to live and lounge, and the result is a fresh modern house. When looking from afar, is lovely to see a building designed in scale with its natural surroundings.

+ Cadaval & Solá-Morales [4]

Via UrDesign [5]

Photo © Diego Berruecos – Sandra Pereznieto

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[1] Tepoztlan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tepoztlan

[2] hugs: http://inhabitat.com/organic-japanese-shell-residence-wraps-around-a-centenarian-fir-tree/

[3] kitchenette: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitchenette

[4] Cadaval & Solá-Morales: http://www.ca-so.com/index.php

[5] UrDesign: http://www.urdesign.it/index.php/2012/11/13/tepoztlan-lounge-by-cadaval-sola-morales/

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