In designing this apartment building in Quito, Ecuadorian architecture firm, Najas Arquitectos was seeking to connect with nature and at the same time draw on history. And in doing so, the architects have demonstrated how homes with a patio are of benefit to the environment and to community socialising. The Vivalto apartment building is located in the residential zone in the north of Quito and was designed by local firm, Najas Arquitectos, Its design moves pleasantly away from stereotypes to propose a new spatial relationship with the city and also amongst the occupants. ...Read more
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