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    A Modern House Steeped in Mexican Tradition

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    Entry.
    Photo: Steven House

     

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    The 3-inch thick entry door, made by the carpenters from ancient oak, weighs hundreds of pounds.
    Photo: Steven House

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    The front elevation of the house fits into its context on a quiet street in the Mexican city of San Miguel de Allende.
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    The deep-blue patio wall slides into the entry to provide a calm background to the sinuously snaking stairway.
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    Upper terrace.
    Photo: Steven House

     

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    The second-floor bedrooms each have a private balcony and share a covered open terrace which overlooks the patio below.
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    View of the master bathroom from the kitchen.
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