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Los Tecorrales House

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The whole programme of Casa Los Tecorrales is posited on architecture as an integral part of its natural context. The large grounds include sweeping lawns, arboretum, leafy paths and paved walkways interspersed by varying sized ponds that flow into shallow reflective pools amidst the built volumes. Strategically placed sculptures mark out the approach to the series of volumes making up the residence.
The main house, guest quarters, and fitness building with swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and gym are separate yet complementary volumes nestling discreetly in their context.
Stone is a major feature of the whole complex. Stone-clad elevations echo ubiquitous imposing stone walls, another major feature of the complex. Two sturdy wings and entablature signal the entrance; the low-lying stables are punctuated by stone-clad partitions; the verandahs on the west side of the main...

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