Mexico. Soler Orozco Arquitectos completes a prefabricated vacation house

The entire structure was put together in the workshop, considerably reducing the on-site construction time.

SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos, Casa Molina, Morelos, México, 2016

Soler Orozco Arquitectos (SOA) has completed a vacation house in Morelos, México. Given the client’s need to reduce on-site construction time to a minimum, Mexican architects proposed a prefabricated structure. The program called for two bedrooms with two full bathrooms and a common terrace. An important design constraint was the dimension of prefab elements, which would have to be transported by road. SOA planned modules measuring up to 7.2 meters by 2.4 meters, the standard size of a freight truck platform, which also optimized the use of metal sections for the structure and frame.

The entire structure was put together in the workshop, with light roofing, some plumbing, electrical installations, as well as preliminary floor, wall, and ceiling finishes in the bathroom areas. On site, the foundations had been laid and prepared to receive the structure. Once there, the modules were assembled, doors and windows put in place, exterior stone was applied, and bathroom fixtures, lighting, and accessories installed, before the final details and finishes were attended to.

Img.20 SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos, Casa Molina, México, Messico, 2016
SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos, Casa Molina, Morelos, Messico, 2016
Casa Molina
Morelos, Mexico
vacation house
SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos – Juan Soler, Alan Orozco
Antonio Contreras, Santiago Párraga
Structural engineering:
Grupo SAI
Structural engineering:
M3 Ingenierías
Site construction control:
Juan Soler, Alan Orozco, Cesar Gutiérrez, Santiago Párraga
160 sqm

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