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Punta Ixtapa House in Mexico designed by Pseudónimo

Project name:
Casa Punta Ixtapa
Architecture firm:
Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Zaickz Studio
Principal architect:
Didier Solo, Fernanda García, Juam Valdovinos, Abelardo Fernández
Design team:
Didier Solo, Fernanda García, Juam Valdovinos, Abelardo Fernández
Andrea Nova Interiorismo
Interior design:
Andrea Nova Interiorismo
Built area:
670 m²
Site area:
1400 m²
Design year:
Completion year:
Civil engineer:
Structural engineer:
Environmental & MEP:
FiatLux Iluminación
Tools used:
AutoCAD, Autodesk 3ds Max, V-ray, Adobe Photoshop
Hermon Construcción
Natural Stone, Wood, Marble, Concrete, Travertine marble, Huanacaxtle wood, marmoline, cactus slime
Residential › House

Pseudónimo: This project is located by the sea, but its story begins with the search for the land, for freshness to the touch, for the feeling of being all connected, for the search for natural light and the way it would permeate the space.

It is through this search that we can guide the experience of visiting this beach house. Beginning with the stairs made of limestone which predominates in the area and which direct our view towards a weeping wall which with its curvature insinuates a turn to the left. The texture of the floor changes, the Veracruz marble covers it completely, the pore is open, with a texture similar to stepping on the sand; naturally a view opens towards the space that houses the dining room and the living room, both contained with a double height framed by a gable roof, supported by a structure of Huanacaxtle wood beams. At the back, a stackable gate allows us to contemplate the sea at sunrise. The light finds its way and is reflected on the walls finished with a handmade mixture of marble dust sealed with cactus slime, it passes through them and the space is filled with chiaroscuro.

garden stone wall image © Zaickz Studio

Continuing with the tour, we will find the jacuzzi which gives the impression of connecting with the sea and the terrace, which guides us to the following spaces, there are 4 bedrooms, all facing east. Its interior is homogeneous, in them, the height of the space is delimited by a barrel vault, which in the case of the master bedroom, is structured using Huanacaxtle beams; the same happens with the bathrooms of the bedrooms, they are designed under the same concept where the light enters flush under the sides of the vaults, bathes the textures of the stones of the sinks, the wooden bars and the porosity of the marble.

At the end of this route we will only find a staircase, which continues down to meet the sea.

living room with Pacific Ocean view

cozy living room with modern furniture

Mexican colonial architecture

bedroom with high ceiling

master bedroom with glass door to the terrace

bedroom with grey walls

sunlight enters the bedroom through windows

light grey color walls

sone made bathroom sinks

hillside beach house surrounded by trees

swimming pool and outdoor furniture

house with illumination at night

cozy and romantic living room design

wooden doors and windows

living room with high vaulted ceiling

wooden roof

Mexican colonial house design

infinity pool with pacific ocean view

Punta Ixtapa House in Mexico designed by Pseudónimo

bathroom vanity

ceiling hidden lighting

marble floor and green plants

fan hanged from the ceiling

terrace with marble flooring

stone staircase

wooden shelves

warm living space with hanged lighting

sun light entering the room

ground floor plan

first floor plan

architecture section drawing


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By Naser Nader Ibrahim

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