Casa Mirador by AR+C
Casa Mirador is a 1,507 square feet modern residence located in Guayllabamba, Ecuador. It was designed by AR+C.
Description by AR+C:
“The project is residence house of 140 m2 (1,507 ft2) located in Guayllabamba, Ecuador. The house is conceived as a continuation of nature to which is embedded inside the mountain. This green platform allows the preservation of a lookout site prior to constructions.
A perimeter contention wall composes the primary structure. An air chamber allows having a thermal comfort inside and protects from humidity.
The structure was calculated to resist about 20 cm (8 in) of vegetation on deck. Open skylights allow cross-ventilation and communication from the house to the deck.”
Photos by Lorena Darquea