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Un Cuarto Más, Temixco, Morelos
New Home Expansion in Mexico – design by TANAT Architects
Updated 16 May 2019 – Jun 9, 2018
Un Cuarto Más, Temixco, Morelos Homes
Housing Expansion Prototype
Architects: TANAT (previously ANTNA)
Location: Temixco, Morelos
TANAT (previously ANTNA), a Mexico City based firm proposes a housing expansion prototype that adds a 16 sqm room on the roof of a one bedroom social housing complex. This project responds to the overcrowding and overpopulation state that the social housing developments suffer in the State of Morelos, Mexico.
A housing expansion prototype that aims to add a 16 sqm room, on the roof of social houses that currently have problems of overcrowding, as they originally have only one bedroom.
As this is a construction proposed in wood, it seeks to explore this material from its structural aspect, insulation, light, and a logical building system.
In addition to it, this prototype opens a research around the potential of this resource to activate a sustainable economy in the country, which with the correct use of its forests and jungles, new local economies can be detonated, as well as schemes that can focus on housing crisis, unemployment, and social marginalization.
The wooden structure is designed by a system of structural frames that join with an assembled grid of beams that support the roof.
An arrangement of sliding doors in the lateral facade gives a natural crossed ventilation, that apart from lowering the interior temperature, it promotes an opening of the interior to the urban set.
Un Cuarto Más, Temixco Housing – Building Information
Type of project: Housing expansion
Location: Temixco, Morelos
Year of construction: 2017
Area: 16 m2
Photographs: Jaime Navarro
ANTNA Instagram: @_antna_ Web: ANTNA Mexico
Un Cuarto Más, Temixco, Morelos Housing building images / information received 070618 from TANAT
Location: Temixco, Morelos, Mexico
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