Architecture Design of Casa SEKIZ

Description About The Project

Casa SEKIZ designed by Di Frenna Arquitectos is a stunning two-storey house. Located in Colima, Mexico, the house offers an enviable view of the golf course and the majestic Volcán de Colima. Insides the house, the natural light and ventilation create a cozy and private atmosphere. Also, due to climatic conditions of the city of Colima, the chosen materials proposed in their natural state to avoid coatings as much as possible.

The house developed on two floors, on the ground floor the kitchen with its large bar is integrated into the family room and the terrace. This space separated from the room by means of a concrete double height wall, which has a double function. Besides, on the side of the family room is a dividing wall and on the side of the room stands as a gray canvas that ends in a plafond of wood of parota. Upstairs is the main bedroom that separated by a bridge of the 2 bedrooms on the West side. On the other hand, this bedroom from the head of the bed and can see the Volcano of Colima, also has access to a terrace.

In addition to this, the third bedroom with the South orientation designed a large window so that from its head, there is the view of the tree of the interior patio. It generates ventilation and natural lighting, without sacrificing privacy.

The Architecture Design Project Information:

Casa SEKIZ, take form of concrete large set dice by Di Frenna Arquitectos
Indeed, Casa Sekiz took the form of a large set of concrete dice that allows to see its interior, its structure and its details from certain angles.
Casa SEKIZ, take form of concrete large set dice by Di Frenna Arquitectos
Hence, it gives the impression that its volumes, although strong, seem fragile due to the absence of walls and exploitation of ventaneria structure and wood.
Between these volumes is seen emerging a tree that breaks completely with the monotonous of concrete and steel.
Casa SEKIZ, take form of concrete large set dice by Di Frenna Arquitectos
Casa SEKIZ, take form of concrete large set dice by Di Frenna Arquitectos
Casa SEKIZ, take form of concrete large set dice by Di Frenna Arquitectos
The entire structural system of the house is completely visible, so can see how all the structural elements of the house work and work.
The beautiful swimming pool runs along the house. It allows to enjoy the outside space as well as the fresh nature.
Casa SEKIZ, take form of concrete large set dice by Di Frenna Arquitectos
The pool wall designed by wood, matches completely with the materials of the Casa SEKIZ.
Casa SEKIZ, take form of concrete large set dice by Di Frenna Arquitectos
A staircase of structure and wood that part diagonally the window of the interior patio.
Casa SEKIZ, take form of concrete large set dice by Di Frenna Arquitectos
Casa SEKIZ, take form of concrete large set dice by Di Frenna Arquitectos
Casa SEKIZ, take form of concrete large set dice by Di Frenna Arquitectos

The Casa SEKIZ Gallery:

Text by the Architects: Casa Sekiz is a project that was designed thinking about the climatic conditions of the city of Colima. These conditions, make the interior and exterior walls require constant maintenance. Materials were proposed in their natural state, avoiding as much as possible the coatings. The interior patio surrounded by sliding windows. Generating a microclimate inside the residence, natural lighting and its ventilation. Then makes this space the central point of the house, generating a cozy and private atmosphere. The main axis of our design is a set of volumes interspersed with each other and that together with the large windows invite both the look of the house. Also, the interior feel part of nature since all the spaces with orientation North. From the ground floor terrace to the upstairs bedrooms have an enviable view of the golf course and the majestic Volcán de Colima.

Photo credit: Felipe Reyes De La Madrid| Source: Di Frenna Arquitectos

For more information about this project; please contact the Architecture firm :
– Add: Tercer Anillo Periferico #137, Plaza Aria Local 5, Residencial Esmeralda Nte., 28017 Colima, Col., Mexico
– Tel: +52 312 223 3197
– Email: [email protected]

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