Location: San Salvador, El Salvador
Area: 1,200 m²
Executive Architect: Manuel R. Meléndez
Interior Design: Legorreta + Legorreta
Landscape: Espacios Verdes
We have built two houses in San Salvador, a city which enjoys a superb climate, where by studying orientation, sun protection and natural ventilation it is possible to spend much of the year in contact with the outdoors. The views from each house are very different, with one looking over the city to the volcano and the other onto the tropical jungle. Though the houses are very different from each other, the two families were both in search of an excellent quality of life based not on the use of ostentatious materials but the ability to enjoy the nature, natural light, expansive spaces and art characteristic of this great country.