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More from Seijo Peon Arquitectos on Mexico’s Coast

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After covering their gorgeous and well conceived house in Merida, Mexico, I had to see more from Seijo Peon Arquitectos.

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This amazing solution to a familiar problem does not disappoint.

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While this design looks as if it is for a luxury condo complex, it’s more complicated.

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The clients, a couple with four grown daughters, had a single narrow lot facing the ocean view.

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Each family was to get their own adjoining beach house on the same lot.

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They had to be designed as though there were already neighbours on both sides, because here on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, there will be.

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The clients had not foreseen that the now wide open, wild and empty coast would soon fill up.

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The parents’ house at the front still serves as the main gathering place for all the families.

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Although each house partially overlaps the one in front, it gets its own views on both sides, as the entrances lead up to small porches on the west side.

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Its curved frame helps focus the stunning view.

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The slightly curved wall is ever present throughout.

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The concrete slabs are placed at different heights to redirect and take advantage of air currents so every interior space has a natural wind flow.

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The floor plan of each house is identical – raising no sibling rivalry issues!

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“The formal language has generated several interpretations among the local community regarding the contextual elements that may have inspired the design from the beginning (waves, sails, shells, dunes, boats)” say the architects.

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“The truth is that the origin of the curvilinear design was the result of an extensive spatial and visual analysis towards the sea.

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