This Contemporary House In Mexico Is Surrounded By Nature

Andrés Escobar of AE Arquitectos has recently completed Casa OM1, a modern house in Guadalajara, Mexico, that's been designed so that it can interact with nature.

Photography by Lorena Darquea

 

Andrés Escobar of AE Arquitectos has recently completed Casa OM1, a contemporary house in Guadalajara, Mexico, that’s been designed so that it can interact with nature.

 

Andrés Escobar of AE Arquitectos has recently completed Casa OM1, a modern house in Guadalajara, Mexico, that's been designed so that it can interact with nature.

Photography by Lorena Darquea

At the rear of the home, the sloped backyard has stone retaining wall filled with plants, while the grass leads up to the house.


Andrés Escobar of AE Arquitectos has recently completed Casa OM1, a modern house in Guadalajara, Mexico, that's been designed so that it can interact with nature.

Photography by Lorena Darquea

The main living level of the house can be opened to the backyard and swimming pool. A wood deck with hidden lighting is home to a covered outdoor dining area and kitchen.


The main living level of this modern house can be opened to the backyard and swimming pool. A wood deck with hidden lighting is home to a covered outdoor dining area and kitchen.

Photography by Lorena Darquea

Inside, the living room, dining room and kitchen all share the same space. Both sides of the space open to green spaces, and a high ceiling allows plenty of light in.


Inside this modern house, the living room, dining room and kitchen all share the same space. Both sides of the space open to green spaces, and a high ceiling allows plenty of light in.

Photography by Lorena Darquea

Next to the main living area is an internal courtyard, filled with plants and a water feature.


Next to the main living area in this modern house is an internal courtyard, filled with plants and a water feature.

Photography by Lorena Darquea

Back inside, there’s a glass wall that shows off the courtyard from hallway.


This modern house has a glass wall that shows off the internal courtyard from hallway.

Photography by Lorena Darquea

In the hallway and alongside the courtyard are some wood, steel and glass stairs that lead to the upper floor of the home.


Wood, steel and glass stairs lead to the upper floor of this modern Mexican house.

Photography by Lorena Darquea

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