The project consisted of the renovation and expansion of the existing residence of approximately 3416.5 square feet and renewing entirely. An additional 5993.75 square feet were added with two floors and a semi – underground level. Among the new spaces provided are 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, library, laundry area and terrace.
This structure gradually phased in to meet the rugged conditions of the existing terrain and minimize the visual impact on the site. Among the proposed sites are gym, utility room, double carport, and mechanical rooms.
In overall, the design creates a structure in harmony with the rustic character of the area and of least possible impact to existing vegetation on the site. The project also contemplates green roofs and passive technologies to minimize the impact on the environment and in make a visual contribution to the sector. Simultaneously, it reduces dependence on external services and reduces the consumption of natural resources.
Location: Canovanas, Puerto Rico
Project Type: Private House
Construction Date: 2008