Home Enso II / HW-STUDIO
Textual content description supplied by the architects. When work started on this small home and after thorough historic analysis, it was concluded that there are few locations in Mexico with a constructive id as sturdy as Guanajuato.
That is clearly mirrored in its structure, kitchen utensils, aqueducts, legends, and even in its heroes such because the Pípila, who carries an enormous rock on his again in order that the bullets of the conservatives wouldn’t attain his regiment.
On this space of the nation, the stone is a component deeply rooted in any type of cultural expression. For that reason, the fabric for this architectural piece was very simply and naturally chosen. As well as, there was a supplies financial institution and succesful labor close by; a dialogue of respect between the artifice and its atmosphere was inspired.
Your complete advanced is organized on the idea of a cruciform plan; thus, the area is split into 4 quadrants by a cross of stone alleys defining the paths, framing all moments, and separating one quadrant from the opposite.
As soon as divided, a “vocation” was assigned to every of those quadrants: the decrease proper quadrant, which is the primary one, receives the inhabitants upon their arrival; it has the vocation of housing an endemic backyard that reinforces, protects, and welcomes dwelling beings and people.
The second quadrant hosts the automobiles; particular care was taken to the timber throughout building, as they would supply shade to guard the automobiles from the solar. To prime it off, a protracted, barely arched stone wall protects the doorway, avoids trying inside the home, and emphasizes the horizontal presence of the mountain within the background.
Within the third quadrant is the one-bedroom home; the general public areas are separated from the non-public ones by a single quantity containing loos, a dressing room, and a service space, which breaks with the open ground plan. Within the fourth quadrant is the workplace; that is the one visibly distinguished vertical aspect that contrasts with the horizontality of the panorama and the remainder of the weather, in search of with this gesture to flirt with the long-lasting volumes of the Santa Brígida mine in Mineral de Pozos.
The dispersion of those areas forces a everlasting pilgrimage between areas; it makes you come into contact with the earth, the air, and the mountain as if it have been an historic monastery, framing the panorama however on the similar time forming a pure a part of it.