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The justification of this project is based on the study of the architectural context of the Central Valley of Costa Rica. Tres Ríos is the study area comes from the coffee marketing  between the City of San José and Puerto Limón This situation, generates the advent of new lifestyles and new ways of conceiving the Victorian-influenced architecture, which is adapted to the socio-cultural and economic conditions, at that moment. For other hand, We can mention, the free plan saves a relationship between social spaces, mixing house-study with  transitory spaces area,  the natural light and ventilation are introduce from the back yard, this project encourages construtivity concepts and self-construction, promoting a sense of belonging to users building their own space. 

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