A Cancun retreat by Mexico’s Vieyra Estudio takes inspiration ‘from the ocean’

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Vieyra Estudio has simply accomplished a dreamy Cancun retreat, set by the oceanfront on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. With 25 years of residential and industrial expertise underneath her belt, and a number of inside design awards lined up on her cabinets, architect Lorena Vieyra, the founding father of the Mexico-city-based studio, is a secure pair of fingers relating to designing impeccable areas – and Casa Nube is not any exception. 

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Inside a Cancun retreat: Vieyra Estudio’s Casa Nube

Designed for a nature-loving household who enjoys internet hosting and entertaining their pals, Casa Nube makes essentially the most of its beachside location and Caribbean Sea views. Each room right here is conceived to border the gorgeous, palm-tree studded panorama, connecting to the outside by way of floor-to-ceiling home windows and completely built-in terraces and courtyard gardens full of vegetation and sculptures.

Vieyra Estudio's Casa Nube

(Picture credit score: Rafael Gamo)

‘The ocean was an inspiration proper from the beginning,’ explains Vieyra. ‘Designing an ocean-facing dwelling was inspiring but additionally got here with challenges. We needed to have in mind the climate and seasons, designing the indoor and out of doors areas in order that they could possibly be used all year long, and no area was wasted. The house additionally needed to be very sensible: it’s not only a trip dwelling, so this required a distinct perspective. We created areas which can be cooler in the summertime months and areas which can be protected against dangerous climate within the winter, so it may be loved all yr lengthy.

Vieyra Estudio's Casa Nube

(Picture credit score: Rafael Gamo)

From the principle entrance that includes a water mirror pool to the terrace with an infinity pool overlooking the seaside, areas move into one another seamlessly. ‘The doorway to Casa Nube is an actual spotlight,’ says the architect, who additionally was eager to instil a way of discovery because of a structure that includes a mixture of open and personal areas.

Vieyra Estudio's Casa Nube

(Picture credit score: Rafael Gamo)

She continues: ‘You’re greeted by the horizon and the sounds of the ocean every time you arrive and go away, which units the temper for the house and makes for a particular welcome.’

Vieyra Estudio's Casa Nube

(Picture credit score: Rafael Gamo)

At its coronary heart, and overhanging above one of many property’s swimming swimming pools, is a big transverse quantity which provides a particular architectural ingredient to the design. It’s clad in pale native stone, its intricate façade including texture and sample to the in any other case easy surfaces, principally in concrete and chukum stucco.

Vieyra Estudio's Casa Nube

(Picture credit score: Rafael Gamo)

‘My work is impressed by Mexico and our wealthy tradition, so I chosen native supplies, such because the Mayan stone we used all through, and tropical wooden which matched the atmosphere we wished to create,’ says Vieyra. ‘Plus, these supplies work greatest with the native local weather, which means they’d last more, and mix completely with the impartial, sandy tones we wished to emulate. We wished the supplies to talk for themselves.’

Vieyra Estudio's Casa Nube

(Picture credit score: Rafael Gamo)

Rigorously thought-through bespoke particulars might be discovered all through the house, and embrace a custom-made room divider for the eating room. ‘It doubles up as a sensible piece and likewise a sculptural piece of artwork, utilizing conventional clay in a brand new approach that helps create a definite zone within the area but additionally permits for a way of openness,’ explains Vieyra.

Vieyra Estudio's Casa Nube

(Picture credit score: Rafael Gamo)

Vieyra has additionally taken discover of the positioning’s eastward orientation by channelling the gentle daybreak gentle and likewise defending the residing areas from direct daylight. Strategically positioned shades and wood screens add a way of cosiness, whereas boosting the challenge’s vitality effectivity.

Vieyra Estudio's Casa Nube

(Picture credit score: Rafael Gamo)

Sustainability was a key side of the design, which contains rainwater restoration techniques, remedy vegetation and photo voltaic panels. ‘We at all times design with sustainability in thoughts but it surely was much more prevalent on this challenge. If you find yourself surrounded by such pure magnificence, you are feeling a way of duty as an architect to design and construct as responsibly as you’ll be able to.’

Vieyra Estudio's Casa Nube

(Picture credit score: Rafael Gamo)

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