Casa Terracota (Villa de Leyva/ Colombia)

Casa Terracota - the ceramic house - was built by Colombian architect Octavio Mendoza. It was made by sculpting the building out of clay then firing it in high temperature making it resistant to water, damage from earthquakes, and comfortably cool in hot climates.

Watch this video for a virtual tour:

Visit their website for more photos & info: Link

1 comment:

  1. This unique approach not only makes the structure eco-friendly but also ensures it is equipped to handle various climatic challenges. The fact that it remains cool in hot temperatures demonstrates the thoughtful design behind it. It's an inspiring blend of art and function, showcasing how traditional materials can be used in innovative ways to address modern needs. houses in colombia


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