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Casa Sierra Leona by José Juan Rivera Río, Mexico City

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Mexico City-based architectural practice, José Juan Rivera Río, has designed the Casa Sierra project. Completed in 2014, the luxury home is located in bustling Mexico City, Mexico.

According to the architects: “Located in a residential area on the outskirts of Mexico City, in the colonia Lomas de Chapultepec.

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“Impeccable on the outside, the luxury Mexican house sits on a plane to 2.5 meters above street level at its lowest part, developed at the centre of the ground giving rise to a courtyard in front and a garden behind.

“Apparent simplicity and exquisite details this House is resolved with flat roofs between a courtyard and a garden in which ambiguously intersect Interior and exterior facings which stand out clearly the constructive system based on concrete, glass and steel.

“This residence was built with the characteristic style of architecture from the 60s and inspired by modernism.

“The programme includes two levels on the access platform and a basement which is accessed from the bottom of the street, this leading to the parking lot.

“Quality materials, clear colours and fleeting reflections on glass are at the service of comfort and design, to gardening camouflages the borders and builds a landscape and atmosphere of privacy.”

Images courtesy of the architects

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Assif is a luxury travel and design aficionado currently working as a BBC content producer. He holds an MA in journalism from the University of Leeds. He is partial to tea and cake - Yorkshire Tea Gold Blend please. His favourite trips include island hopping in the Seychelles, a mountain escape in Kashmir and getting lost in Hong Kong.

Assif is the current editor of Adelto Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @journolista.

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January 17, 2015 | Property | View comments

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