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Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Casa La Punta

Architecture Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Casa La Punta

Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Casa La PuntaLocated in Punta Mita, in the Riviera Nayarit area of Mexico’s Pacific Coast, the project is a beach retreat for an unconventional couple. The brief required the design to move away from the stereotypical regionalistic style of Mexican beachhouses, instead reflecting the unique lifestyle of its future dwellers. Both owners were an active part of the desing process, she, a designer, with her immense talent put her stamp on furniture and interior design; and him, a sculptor, gives shape to ideas with his technical creativity.

Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Casa La Punta

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Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Casa La Punta

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Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Casa La Punta

© Marcos García

The house is structured in three volumes: the entrance volume contains service areas as well as a double-height workshop; the main volume houses the public and private living areas; the third volume houses an open terrace next to the sea. Starting from the entrance volume, a connecting axis of solid wooden timbers spans the length of the property all the way to the sea, linking all the different volumes. This wooden pathway passes next to the main volume which floats over a bed of volcanic rock.

Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Casa La Punta

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Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Casa La Punta

© Marcos García

Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Casa La Punta

© Marcos García

The main volume’s ground floor is an open and continuous area where driven by a complete integration with the immediate surroundings; here you find the kitchen and living room. The upper floor is divided in two areas with independent access for each: the main suite, which has an open air bath area, and the guest areas with two guest suites. The upper floor areas are accessed through mirrored stairways in a triple-height area.

Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Casa La Punta

© Marcos García

Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Casa La Punta

© Marcos García

Polished concrete, parota wood, stainless steel, natural stone, and a carefully curated selection of furniture make this beach front property a unique residence.

Location: Punta Mita, Nayarit, Mexico
Architect: Elías Rizo Arquitectos | Elías Rizo Suárez, Alejandro Rizo Suárez
Collaborators: Carlos Miramontes, Jenny Mora , Paola Hernández, Jenny Camarena, Alma Osnaya, Roberto Contreras, Gabriela Chávez, Rigo González
Project name: Casa La Punta
Interior Design: Colectivo Sur
Specialized design: Alejandro Varela
Constructor: Ing. Juan Cuevas
Structural engineering: Ing. Rafael Robles
Landscape: Jorge del Real
Ventanería/Cancelería: Sergio González – Kömmerling
Project year: 2011 – 2012
Project area: 795 m2
Photography: Marcos García
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