Mirror House in the Mexican Forest Thickets

Mirror House in the Mexican Forest Thickets

Located on a wooded hill in the suburbs of Monterrey, Mexico, the residence of Los Terrenos was designed by the architects Tatiana Bilbao Estudio. The residential complex consists of two buildings with a total area of 480 square meters. Volumes are arranged in opposite corners of the square portion in the center of which is an organic form pool.

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The strategy of architects consisted in striving to match the surrounding nature and in some way imitate it. Therefore, the volume containing the social areas of the house has a shell of mirror glass, which reflects a lush environment, dissolving the building in the natural environment, while letting it inside the space. The bedrooms are located in a volume partly recessed into the surface of the plot.

Photos: Rory Gardiner

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