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Casa Malinalco

It is a house where local culture is combined with the architecture and landscape of the place.
Status
Constructed / 1985 – 2006
A resting house built on an old coffee, plantain, avocado, and plum orchard, using mainly local materials such as adobe, stone, and brick, with internal courtyards and interconnected water mirrors. It is a radical, timeless project that lives mainly towards the exterior, erasing traditional concepts of interior and exterior.It is a house where local culture is combined with the architecture and landscape of the place.
It is a house where local culture is combined with the architecture and landscape of the place. The grey water from the house is recycled to irrigate the garden, and rainwater is captured and re-injected into the ground.