Casas Mestre / House of Stairs
Architects & Firms
Valle de Bravo, Mexico
Site size: 8,140 square feet.
Project size: 9,688 square feet (3,230 square feet per townhouse).
Program: A complex of three residential townhouses distributed on four levels, which accommodates 4-6 occupants per dwelling.
Location: A sloping hill facing south with a view of Lake Avándaro.
Solution: The four levels are terraced down the hill with interior spaces opening onto private terraces, and connected by a cascade of stairs.
Construction methods: Concrete frame with brick walls and a minimal palette of inexpensive low-maintenance materials using local labor.
Celaya 26 Loc.2
CP 06100, México DF, México
Tel: [52 55] 5264 1557
Gross square footage: 9,688 square feet
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Construction system: concrete frames and brick walls
Floors: Slate stone tile