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Zacatitos 03 designed by Campos Studio

The Vancouver-based interdisciplinary design studio Campos Studio has designed "Zacatitos 03" that located in Los Zacatitos, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Project description by the architects: 

This project is the third of a series of desert dwelling prototypes that comprise an ongoing body of research into off-grid living in a relatively extreme climate. All three research sites are located in the remote community of Los Zacatitos, in Baja California Sur, Mexico.

the facade of Zacatitos 03 designed by Campos Studio in Mexico image © John Sinal

Zacatitos 03 was designed as a formal expression of the local construction methodology - concrete-reinforced insulation panel system. The program elements are organized in a linear fashion across the sloping site in response to the orientation sun, direction of local prevailing breezes. The double line of panels was then shifted and laterally accommodate views, maximize ventilation, and protect against solar gain.

The entrance step of the houseimage © John Sinal

The corridor of Zacatitos 03 designed by Campos Studioimage © John Sinal

The side elevation of the houseimage © John Sinal

The night view of the house in desert image © John Sinal

The sunrise view of the houseimage © John Sinal

A seaside house in Baja California sure Mexico image © John Sinal

floor plan drawingFloor Plan

site plan architectural drawing Site Plan

Section layout of the houseSection

Roof plan drawing Roof Plan

section of the houseSection


Architect: Campos Studio

Location: Los Zacatitos, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Area: 3800 ft²

Year: 2011

Photographer: John Sinal

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