Family House Features An Exposed Metal Structure Which Doubles As Its Facade

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Family House Features Exposed Metal Structure That Doubles As Facade

This single-family home in Ciudad de México was designed by studio JJRR/Arquitectura. The unique feature of this house is its exposed metal structure, which also serves as a facade.

Family House Features An Exposed Metal Structure Which Doubles As Its Facade

The house has a metal structure as its facade, without any coating. This gives it an industrial vibe and suggests an unconventional design strategy, emphasized by the few structural walls. This allows for an open look and feel, ensuring seamless transitions between spaces and a harmonious ambiance throughout the building.

Family House Features An Exposed Metal Structure Which Doubles As Its Facade
Family House Features An Exposed Metal Structure Which Doubles As Its Facade
Family House Features An Exposed Metal Structure Which Doubles As Its Facade
Family House Features An Exposed Metal Structure Which Doubles As Its Facade
Family House Features An Exposed Metal Structure Which Doubles As Its Facade
Family House Features An Exposed Metal Structure Which Doubles As Its Facade

The interior spaces are seamlessly linked to the outdoor areas, creating a natural mix of functions throughout the house. This structure has four levels, two of which are below the sidewalk level. The first floor serves as a parking area and contains some service spaces.

Family House Features An Exposed Metal Structure Which Doubles As Its Facade
Family House Features An Exposed Metal Structure Which Doubles As Its Facade

The second floor houses the social areas and the third floor is for private functions. The fourth floor is a music studio. Numerous outdoor areas blend seamlessly into the design, adding up to a total of 1200 square meters of space.

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