Dumas+Horacio
THI S APART MENT BUILDING IS LOCATED IN A STRA TEGIC POINT IN MEXICO CITY, RIGHT IN FRONT OF ONE OF THE EXTENSIVE ROTUN DAS OF AVE NIDA HORACIO IN POLANCO. THE PROJECT CONSISTS OF THIRTEEN APARTMENTS DISTRIBUT ED IN TWO FOUR-STOR Y BUILDINGS AND AN EXTRA LEVEL FOR PARKING. T HESE TWO BUILDINGS A RE JO INED TOGETHER; IN THE FIRST ONE WE FIND THE FIRST SIX APART MENTS AND IN THE SECOND ONE THE OT HER SE VEN. THE MAIN ACC ESS IS LOCATED AL ONG ALEJANDRO DUMAS STREET WHERE THE MAIN LOBBY AND A STAIR THAT RISES FR OM THE PARKING LEVEL ALL THE WAY TO THE SECOND FLOOR, WHILE THE VEHICLE ACCESS IS LOCATED ON AVENIDA HORACIO. THE BUILDING´S EXPRESSION IS BASED IN THE USE OF ON LY ONE MATERIAL IN THE FACAD E: THE GLASS BLOCK. MAKING THE MOS T OF THE PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THIS VITROB LOCK (HEAT AND NOISE INSULATO R, ASIDE FROM SOLAR PROTECTION --- IN CASE THE CUS TOMER DESIRES IT) WE GENERATE DIFFER ENT ENVIROMENTS ANA LYZING THE MIXTURE OF INT ERIOR PROGRAMS AND USING A VARIETY OF TRAN SPARENCIES AND OPAQUE TEXTURES. IN SPITE OF THE SIMPLE EVOLVING VESSEL, THE SPA CIAL CONFORMATION OF EACH APARTMENT IS ENTIRELY DIFFERENT, RESPONDING THIS WAY TO THE SPECIFIC NECESSITIES OF THE CLIENTS. THERE ARE 11 D IF FERENT TYPES OF APAR TMENTS THAT GO FR OM HAVING SUB STREET LEVEL PATIOS TO DOUBLE H EIGHTS TO THE ONES WITH R OOFTOP TERRACES.

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