Casa Caja by S-AR stación-ARquitectura

Located on the edge of Mexico’s third-largest city Monterrey, Casa Caja is a two-story concrete building that looks like a nice vacation house or artist’s atelier, in fact, it is the home of the craftsmen Jesus Galvan and his wife, even more, amazing is the surprisingly low construction cost of 11,600 U.S. dollars.

Architects: S-AR stación-ARquitectura
Location: General Zuazua, N.L. Mexico
Photography: Alejandro Cartagena

Developed under the Program of Social Architecture Comunidad Vivex, the Mexican architecture firm S-AR and its charitable initiative aim to create low-cost but good architecture for low-income people.

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This 110 sqm house was built from prefabricated cement blocks that were stacked on cast-in-place concrete slabs, box in a box, step by step.