The house expresses the search for an introspective architecture, an architecture that wraps itself, where intimacy is the ultimate gift.
The project is an evolution of the concept of the screen wall , a dispute arising idea of exercise of homes in gated communities , where the search for privacy and wealth of interior space, causing the generating mechanism of introspection . The land , between party is located in the foothills of the spring forest in the city of Guadalajara Mexico . The distribution reflects the direction of the terrain : west - east.
The living and dining spaces are located to the east, for light and heat of the morning through large windows and services are oriented to the west and north.
To provide privacy, a concrete slurry wall prevents us overlooking the street and garages rises , creating an indoor garden that becomes the heart of the house. Producing a kind of open pavilion surrounded by green. The staircase is hidden behind walls , dividing public and private areas.
The wall display serves as the primary structural element of the house. Thanks to the work of purification in structural design , it could give a clear solution , devoid of vertical elements , cleaning the space and at the same time the effect that most of the weight of the house rests solely in the right end occurs concrete wall.
Upstairs , the perimeter walls extend towards the front flying over the garden and the garage , locking the house itself , forcing the user to look up at the sky and discover the relationship with the garden floor . The house catches you from you cross the threshold of the wall screen floating on the garages , you're surrounded by an architecture that seems to envelop you and make you discover it.
The formal outcome appear to be two overlapping parallelepipeds with the necessary openings to frame the views. The union of the two parts in elevation looking golden ratio . A thin groove concrete wall divides into two , right where the square of the golden rectangle is delimited .