Hidden Stone House

Firm LocationQuito, Ecuador
CompanyA1 arquitectura avanzada
Lead ArchitectJose Daniel Teran
Design Team•Design Team: Jose Daniel Teran / Karen Oquendo / Miguel Arboleda •Collaborators: Alejandro Parreño, Mauricio Suasti, Jennifer Carrion, Jose Antonio Checa, Alexis Sampedro, Felipe Moya, Ariana Urgiles, Melissa Arevalo •Photography: Bicubik •Interior Styling: Veronica Guijarro •Furniture: AB Koncept / Anabel Rosales

The project is developed by molding the geometry and positioning itself among some pre-existing endemic trees. Respect for existing nature and the mimetic location produce a symbiotic harmonic space where users live in an ideal ecosystem. Vegetation and architecture merge and enhance each other, generating spatial relationships and unique sensory perceptions. The resulting biomimetic architecture, obtains powerful sensory conditions and transmits harmonic perceptions to its inhabitants. As a consequence, the architecture adapts and integrates with the existing natural biotype