ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

adobes installed on wooden frames

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

adobes installed on wooden frames

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

interior view : adobes installed on wooden frames

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

5100 adobes hand made on site with soil and pine fiber

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

OSB boards for interior roofing being placed

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

the house becomes part of the mountain

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

the only existing tree. The site will turn into a fruit garden, eventually

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

wall framing, joist beam all built on site with treated pine wood

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

Main laminated beam and side joist beams over the belt beam that rests on the columns and frames

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

pine treated wood floor platform

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

flooring on top of rock wool as insulation

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

rockwool as insulation material under the floors between beams

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

secondary beams 10 inch and 10-12 feet long

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

main beams one foot by 10-12 feet long

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

pine treated wood poles on a structural stilt system

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

ChocoCasa Cerro Quiac

holes to plant the poles 4 feet deep

Casa Eucalipta

Casa Eucalipta

344sq ft two story construction, private home built on a treated wood structure. First floor with brick walls, second floor wood and gypsum . Two bedroom, two composting toilet bathrooms, balcony and workshop area December 2019- March 2020

Casa Eucalipta

Casa Eucalipta

As you enter, living dining and kitchen area

Casa Eucalipta

Casa Eucalipta

As you enter, stairway to second story

Casa Eucalipta

Casa Eucalipta

View from the kitchen to the porche

Casa Eucalipta

Casa Eucalipta

View from the work area to the balcony

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IMG_5789

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Ecocabezas original design with client participation

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio interior

Garden Studio interior

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

view from inside

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

start up marking where poles go

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Garden Studio

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Casita Jocotón San Juan el Obispo

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Finished in 2012, the construction adapts to the surroundings, didn´t need to cut down any trees at all. The house has a solar water heater, waste and gray water management, swales system to prevent soil erosion, adobe from the location, maximun interior light, rain water collection. There´s an organic garden and a chicken house

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Taking advantage of the natural slope of the site, the construction rises to gain area while adapting to the conditions

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Going up lighter: Adobe, the base. Wood, the body Transparency, the top balcony

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

The building merges with the surroundings

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

The swing

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Adobe made with the soil of the site, on site

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Prefabricated treated pine wood system

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Dining Room

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Living Room

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Natural Sanatorium Chisäq Cerro Alux

Balcony to be close to the top of the trees

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

Private residence designed for the specific requirements of the client. Fraijanes, Guatemala. Finished August 2015. Integration with the surroundings

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

South East elevation. The house has a solar water heater, residue management, interior gardens and maximizes interior light

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

Social Balcony. Southwest elevation. Pine treated Encino, Chichipate wood, & Laminated Beam System

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

East elevation. Texture contrast.

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

Adobe Instalation

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

Ground Floor. Picture Window of the 2nd bathroom

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

Shower Balcony from downstairs, the roof is polycarbonate sheet to merge with the environment

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

Staircase, fine cherry wood and adobe

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

Kitchen and dining room, entry through the staircase

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

Horizontal and Vertical indoor gardens. Living Room

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

Dining room to the balcony

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

Bathroom and shower

Private Residence A. B.

Private Residence A. B.

Shower balcony

ECO home designe

Solving a design has to do completely with the site conditions and to get familiar and to get to know the place for it to communicate the best decisions is what I aim for. From there saving energy solutions emerge when it comes to materials to use and all details from each case.