Barragan Hunters

Botany-mad duo, Arnaud Maurieres and Eric Ossart, are inspired by Mexico’s rich flora and decided to construct a house on the Altiplano.

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Screen Shot 2013-03-18 at 4.06.57 PMThe living space is separated from the kitchen by a lava-stone dining table and bookcase. The light wood chairs contrast nicely with the dining table with matches the drawers of the kitchen keeping the colors uniform.

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France circa 1900 set of school chairs (AY102), China circa 1860 lacquered table (AZ105)

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The bedroom faces outside with arched an arched ceiling the meets with a local grey stone. Pottery of shapes and sizes line the shelves.

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Belgium circa 1800 pair of ceramic pots (AZ95B), England circa 1890 pot (AZ152B)

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Even more pots and vases line the hallway of the house. The colors vary from bright yellow and green to muted aged browns and beige.

AZ96B AZ50 AZ49      Belgium 1880 (AZ96)                      France 1880 (AZ50)                France 1880 (AZ49)


        England 1900 (AO90)          France 1840  (AV57)           England 1900 (U42705F)

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The guest room boasts a collection of wood carved paneling along with a local woven blanket displayed above the head of the bed.


England circa 1740, architectural oak panel carved with upper foliate friezes and lower diamond motif panels (removed from Magdon House near Taunton Somerset) (E57)Screen Shot 2013-03-18 at 4.10.13 PMA second kitchen was built for hosting large parties of friends and family which may overflow from the primary living space. The bottles that line the top of the shelf gives a nice blend of transparency paired with multicolored pottery dishes keeping the natural earth elements uninterrupted from the house.

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England circa 1940 glass bottles (AY145), France circa 1900 set of jars (AY156)

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