CASA eucaliptO

private residence 2019

Eucalyptus trees give this private residence its name. The project is comprised by a set of two volumes, one on the ground level and the other on the top second floor. The first floor corresponds to a rectangular mirroring the proportions of the property, it’s situated in a strategic position to exploit the immediate surrounding landscape. The second floor is rotated for optimal climate performance and views, it faces the city of Cartago from the distance and its southern range of mountains.

Type: Private Residence

Gross Built Area: 400m2 (4.305sqf.)

Project location: Cartago

Lead Architect: Alexandra Solano Leiva

Structural Engineering: Mario Muñoz Fuentes

M.E.P Engineering: Benjamín Ureña Ferrero

Photo credits: Vilma Magelinskaite

Casa Eucalipto. South Facade. Cartago, Costa Rica.
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Casa Eucalipto. View from The Main Entrance. Cartago, Costa Rica.
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Casa Eucalipto. Metal Staircase and Suncked Studio area by the Main Entrance. Cartago, Costa Rica
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Casa Eucalipto. Metal to Slab Staircase detail. Cartago, Costa Rica.
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Casa Eucalipto. View from The Kitchen. Cartago, Costa Rica.
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Casa Eucalipto. Guest Bathroom. Cartago, Costa Rica.
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Casa Eucalipto. Glass flooring walkway. Cartago, Costa Rica.
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