Design Phase: 2004–2005
Construction Phase: 2006-2009
Photographs: Paul Rivera, ArchPhoto Recognition: Mexico Architecture Biennale 2008
Casa en el Bosque or House in the Forest by Parque Humano definitely signifies their philosophy and aesthetic even at a quick glance, the intention is undeniable.
“Our work is about finding new relationships between human coexistence and nature, projects that through its impact and experience generate respect for the natural world, spaces of thinking and living. We have always worked on building a relation between inside and outside, it is the exterior landscape which organizes our interior spaces.”
CONCEPT“For the concept of this project, we asked ourselves whether or not we were capable of building a house that would respect nature to the fullest and forge a connection with the building’s surroundings (without speaking of energy, sustainability, and ecology), and that through its impact and experience would generate that same respect for the natural world. To do so, we have taken advantage of the slope of the land in order to create visual connections at different elevations with the existing vegetation and landscape beyond.”
Architecture News Plus (n.d.). Parque Humano. Retrieved from http://www.architecturenewsplus.com/profiles/299
Casa en el Bosque by Parque Humano » CONTEMPORIST. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.contemporist.com/2010/06/07/casa-en-el-bosque-by-parque-humano/