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Cadaval & Solà-Morales Designs a Y-Shaped House in the Deep Forests of Mexico

Cadaval & Solà-Morales Designs a Y-Shaped House in the Deep Forests of Mexico

Architects: Cadaval & Solà-Morales
Project: Y-Shaped House / CDLR House
Project architect: Eduardo Cadaval & Clara Solà-Morales
Collaborators: Eduardo Alegre, Orsi Maza, Alexandra Coppetiers
Location: Mexico
Area: 300 sqm
Year: 2018
Photographer: Sandra Pereznieto

An impressive field at the edge of a precipice. The main views directed towards the valley, yet with an environment rich in vegetation and topography. The Y-Shaped house stands like a tripod, to privilege views to the valley but also wants to ensure to cover, radially, the whole environment. A series of enclosed spaces and courtyards succede each other and are distinguished by their use, closely linked to sun exposure. In the center, a covered outdoors space, that bridges between patios and rooms: the most public area, with views right and left, qualified by architecture itself.

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