Though it's built wall-to-wall with the adjacent properties, the Gabriela House in Mérida, Mexico is tucked away from the street thanks to a small square that acts as a buffer between public and private space, a feature common to traditional Yucatan architecture. Designed by local firm TACO taller de arquitectura contextual, the all-concrete structure is furnished with whimsical pops of color like a hot pink door and turquoise blue chairs. Like other tropical dream homes, this house makes good use of indoor-outdoor features. The open kitchen/dining area and bedroom both lead to semi-open terrace, and a patterned lattice wall that runs along the entrance hall also helps with natural ventilation.
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