Balcony architecture and design, including Moshe Safdie’s Sky Habitat project in Singapore featuring garden balconies.
The lightweight aesthetic is enhanced by the lack of visible structure on the building's exterior, along with the prefabricated concrete balconies that narrow at the edges. The building is organised around a compact circulation core, with functional spaces situated closest to the centre to free up the outer areas for the living spaces and bedrooms.
La Extraviada is mainly made from regional materials such as guapinol wood and local stone obtained from nearby quarries. Much of the interior carpentry uses macuil wood which is sourced from a tree that is native to Mexico. Em-Estudio used regional materials as an aesthetic decision and an environmental one.