Casa Corallo by Paz Architecture

Concept Designed to Respect Nature!

Description by Architects

Located in forest land and mountainous and broken topography , the house Corallo integrates nature  to be faithful the purpose to respect the forest and introduce it in the architecture of house.. The design made looking sort the spaces around the trees for the purpose not to topple them. The plant is mostly free and the home is ordered on slopes. Both longitudinal walls are mostly glass and looking achieve permeability outward, trying to integrate the most of interior architecture with the advantages of the surrounding nature. We used the exposed concrete with wood rustic enconfrado main constructive element, generating textures whose language dialogue with the local forest.

Year built: 2010-2011

Place of Performance: Department of Guatemala

Author of the design: Paz Architecture – Alejandro Paz

Partners in the project:

Axel Mendoza, Gabriel Rodriguez, Alex Titus, Mario Roberto Paz

Claudia Pezzarossi, Wolfgang Shoenbeck,

Landscape Design: Pokorny and Valencia – Landscape Architecture

Consulting Structural: Structural Consultants

Construction: CONARQ, Paz Architectur

Fotografía por Andrés Asturias

Via Abduzeedo

Source Paz Arquitectura