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Black concrete home is made up of nine separate buildings

Talk about spacious

Aerial shot of exterior of house Rafael Gamo via Dezeen

Casa Bruma is more compound than house. The black concrete residence, built 100 miles southwest of Mexico City, is comprised of nine structures that when combined create a single home with a sprawling footprint.

Exterior of house with big open window

The architects Fernanda Canales and Claudia Rodríguez describe the 6,500-square-foot home as an “exploded house,” whose individual buildings are positioned to avoid disturbing the land’s vegetation and to garner the best views from their floor-to-ceiling windows.

Eames chair next to window

Each cube-like building serves its own purpose: One box houses a master and children’s bedroom. In another, a studio sits a floor above the dining room. Other boxes are used for guest rooms, a garage, sitting room, kitchen, private apartment, and utility room.

Dining room with table and pendant lamps

The individual units coalesce around a courtyard and are connected by outdoor stone walkways and indoor glass and concrete-encased hallways.

Black concrete house exterior

Via: Dezeen