San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Casa Alegría is a 3 bedroom contemporary home located in one of the most desired neighborhoods of San Miguel de Allende; El Paraíso.
It's light-filled open floor plan, double height ceilings, indoor/outdoor entertainment areas, grand roof terrace and its multiple water features create a unique well balanced ambiance.
The house program includes several sustainable features such as the use of local materials, proper orientation of the house for lighting and thermal comfort, crossed ventilation and stack effect.
Two green roofs complimented by a rain harvesting system take care of storm water management and provide water for non-potable uses within the property.
The house also has low consumption LED lighting fixtures and provisions for both photovoltaic panels and solar heater, amongst others.