A Modern Concrete House Surrounded by a Green Roof and Basement Level in Guayllabamba, Ecuador

Casa Mirador is an elegant modern concrete house designed by AR+C. The home is located in Guayllabamba, Quito Canton, Ecuador, with a spacious, light-filled interior features floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room and a perimeter retention wall.

Casa Mirador by AR+C

“The project is residence house of 140 m2 (1,507 ft2) located in Guayllabamba, Ecuador. The house is conceived as a continuation of nature to which is embedded inside the mountain. This green platform allows the preservation of a lookout site prior to constructions.

A perimeter contention wall composes the primary structure. An air chamber allows having a thermal comfort inside and protects from humidity.

The structure was calculated to resist about 20 cm (8 in) of vegetation on deck. Open skylights allow cross-ventilation and communication from the house to the deck.”

Photos by: AR+C & Lorena Darquea

A Modern Concrete House Surrounded by a Green Roof and Basement Level in Guayllabamba, Ecuador by AR+C (2)
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A Modern Concrete House Surrounded by a Green Roof and Basement Level in Guayllabamba, Ecuador by AR+C (8)
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A Modern Concrete House Surrounded by a Green Roof and Basement Level in Guayllabamba, Ecuador by AR+C (10)
A Modern Concrete House Surrounded by a Green Roof and Basement Level in Guayllabamba, Ecuador by AR+C (11)
A Modern Concrete House Surrounded by a Green Roof and Basement Level in Guayllabamba, Ecuador by AR+C (12)
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