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Beautiful Open-Spaced Home for Those in Touch with Nature

By Magaly Grosso


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This 550 square meter home, full of light and open spaces, is located on the outskirts of the Playa de Carmen, in Quintana Roo, Mexico. It was designed by architectural firm AS Arquitectura in 2015 in a project led by the experienced architects named Alejandra Abreu Sacramento and Xavier Abreu Sacramento.

View of the backyard with a pool
Small terrace with a table in the garden

It is a home of contemporary design that incorporated the concept of fluidity of space, always seeking to integrate the outside with the inside through the creation of a central yard. This would help connect the home, and allow the spaces to be visually connected with the rest of the area as well as conserving the local fauna.

The location of the project responds to the conservation of the preexisting vegetation, using the less densely populated areas to develop the project, and creating the yard around a cluster of trees.

Blue-water pool

The concept of fluidity was achieved thanks to the aperture of all the spaces towards this central yard, thus integrating the exterior and interior. They created spaces that virtually appeared to be far larger, better illuminated, and had natural ventilation, apart from the beautiful views that complement the home. This added natural illumination and ventilation is an important plus, as it cuts back on the necessity of electric consumption.

Relaxation area on the covered terrace
View of the pool and gardens from the terrace
Modern kitchen in white and wood
Internal garden at night hours
Area of the terrace at night hours
Illuminated pool area at night hours

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About Magaly Grosso

Magaly Grosso was born in Venezuela where she grew up and studied Advertising and Marketing. With time, she realized that what she truly wanted to dedicate herself to was Interior Design, which is why she decided to study it and devote herself to it. Learn more about HomeDSGN's Editorial Process.

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