Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

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Today we will show you the beautiful Casa Meztitla in Tepoztlán, Mexico, a project by EDAA. This house is in perfect balance with its surroundings, it is almost like a chameleon hiding amongst trees. Concrete, cement and stones deliver a strong and beautiful facade. Huge pivoting glass doors give the place a stylish and unique look. Check it out!

Make sure to check out EDAA website for further information about this and other inspiring projects. See you next week. :)

Description from the architects: Casa Meztitla is an intervention of a natural scenario. It showcases the luxurious value of leisure, the tropical weather, the intense sunlight, the smells of nature, the over 500 year-old landscaped terraces and the ever-present rock mountain: El Tepozteco. It is context in itself. The house, built out of rough stone, crawls low under the trees, aligned with the vegetated-covered stone slopes. It is the creation of pure space within the natural space (Paz, O., 1987). It has an introverted living yet is continually open to its surroundings. Only two elements reveal its existence to the outside world: the colorful bougainvillea flowers showing randomly through the trees’ dense foliage, which mark the plot’s perimeter; and the massive and monolithic white box that emerges through the treetops.

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

Beautiful Houses: Casa Meztitla

We found this house at ArchDaily.

Photos by Yoshihiro Koitani.

Written by

Gisele Muller

I'm Gisele Muller, someone who loves communication, design, creativity, technology and everything in between. A Brazilian current living in Santa Cruz, CA. Twitter user: @gismullr

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