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Outdoor Terrace Divides Two Sides of Zinc and Concrete Home in Costa Rica

Two volumes, one made from zinc and one from concrete, are separated by a glazed walkway and terrace in this Costa Rican house by MG Design Studio. The San Jose-based architects split the two sections of the house – each with inward-sloping, mono-pitched roofs – into social and private areas. One contains an open-plan kitchen, living and dining room, while the other zinc unit houses the...

Andres Stebelski Elevates Clay-Covered House above Parking Spot near Mexico City Woods

The black frames of two panoramic windows protrude from one wing of this clay-covered house in Mexico City, which extends over a sloping driveway to shelter a parking space. Mexican architect Andres Stebelski designed the 500-square-metre family residence for a for a square plot of land, which he split in two to create a garden in the southern half of the plot. Carpinos House is...