Monday, April 30, 2007

Multi Purpose Design... so far

A view down the southern street, looking at the Residential Block. The interior is kept private from the exterior, while remaining free and open on the inside.

Justin Otten 2007.

Saturday, April 28, 2007

Mexico City Cube

Mexico City receives its winter sunlight on the Southern Facade and the Summer sun on the Northern Face. It is therefore a matter of blocking the high summer sun with a small overhang on the northern facade and allowing the southern light to enter the building. The rectangular stack on the roof captures the northerly breezes and sucks the air out the building forcing new cool air in through the eastern and western facade's floor fitted windows.

Justin Otten 2007