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Hacienda-style rammed-Earth home in Mexico City radiates stored heat during cool nights

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 20, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Katie Medlock last modified Jul 19, 2016

Casa Candelaria is located in Mexico City’s highlands, just outside San Miguel de Allende. Borrowing from the traditional hacienda style home, the 1,500 square meter dwelling features courtyards around which living areas are constructed. The central courtyard is topped with a concrete roof which stretches out over a patio surrounded by desert landscape. Related: Rammed Earth desert courtyard house built from the ground upon which it sits in Arizona The rammed-Earth walls are made from soil...






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