Literally, “M Minor House,” this contemporary Zapopan, Mexico, dwelling by Hernandez Silva Arquitectura is a research in daring swatches of shade, clear strains, and an abundance of fascinating visible and spatial parts — with a sure playfulness as nicely (observe the “monkey” graphic on one upstairs wall). Its a number of ranges are encased in partitions of glass, permitting for ample views, but on the similar time protected by grilles, louvers, and different screening parts for crucial privateness; these similar ranges are bathed in oblique and outside mild by night time, giving the home a pleasant glow as the inside colours mirror outward. At the again of the house, largely protected by a flat black wall, you possibly can see the garden “proceed” in an inside courtyard; this space, in flip, segues the indoor/outside dwelling points of the home with little fuss.
From the white limestone patio, proceed by means of the house’s open-air lounge area to a spacious dwelling and eating space with loads of seating for a crowd. Colors listed here are warms towards neutrals: shiny pink and violet cushions, the black wall, wooden grain chairs with delicate blue upholstery. Furnishings and finishes are trendy and intriguing — a glass-topped espresso desk over a purple rug with purple highlighting makes it seem as if a pink “border” floats simply above the ground! Dining chairs bear a touch of plum, tying in splendidly with the palette of the adjoining entertaining space. Upstairs, a heat glow emanates from wealthy wooden grain finishes in bedrooms and tub; right here, too, are open-air terraces for air and lightweight. Overall, the stability is right here — trendy with out being stark, intriguing with out being coy — in Casa M Minero.