Experimental Mexican community contains social housing by Tatiana Bilbao and Frida Escobedo

Tatiana Bilbao, Frida Escobedo and Fernanda Canales are among 32 architects and studios that have created low-cost housing designs as part of an innovative community development in Hidalgo, Mexico. The small community called Housing Research and Practical Experimentation Laboratory is the result of a project led by Mexico’s National Workers’ Housing Fund Institute – a […]

Saavedra Arquitectos creates “brutal” stone tower for Luzia House in Mexico

A long, low bar and a tall stone volume make up this holiday home, which Mexican firm Saavedra Arquitectos has nestled into a woody hillside. Luzia House is located in the historic lakeside town of Valle de Bravo, about 140 kilometres west of Mexico City. The dwelling sits on a sloped site filled with ferns, […]

HW-Studio steps Casa Ja down a slope in central Mexico

Architecture practice HW-Studio took cues from the steps and plazas found in traditional Spanish architecture to design this residence in central Mexico. Located in Morelia, a historic town in the province of Michoacan, the houses staggers down its sloped site to create a “horizontal line that highlights the sky and the mountains in the background”.  […]

Taller Héctor Barroso designs Sierra Mimbres housing in Mexico City for three brothers

Giant windows puncture this white concrete apartment building in Mexico City, which Mexican firm Taller Héctor Barroso has designed for brothers. The project, called Sierra Mimbres, is located in the western part of the city, in the Las Lomas neighbourhood. It was designed for a trio of brothers with different needs and desires, resulting in the […]

Bamboo screen fronts minimal home in Mexico’s West coast by Zozaya Arquitectos

This holiday home in Mexican beach town Zihuatanejo was designed by Zozaya Arquitectos to step down a steep slope towards the Pacific Ocean. Casa Z sits high above the small town, which is a popular tourist destination on Mexico’s Pacific coast due to its warm climate and expansive beaches. “The main concept of the project […]

Gardens surround board-marked concrete house in Mexico City by PPAA Arquitectos

Mexican firm PPAA Arquitectos has used board-marked concrete to frame a patio on the rooftop of this house in Mexico City, where residents can lounge in a hammock.  The residence called Casa Sierra Fría is located in the capital’s residential neighbourhood Lomas de Chapultepec. The property rises at the centre of the plot as three […]

Concrete walls tinted to match “warm tones of sunset” form Casa Moulat in Mexico

Earthen concrete walls, planted patios and pools feature in this house in Mexican state Hidalgo, which was designed by Mexican City firm Centro de Colaboración Arquitectónica. Centro de Colaboración Arquitectónica (CCA) completed the 608-square-metre Casa Moulat as a gabled volume flanked by two wings. The residence is predominantly built from concrete that has been tinted using earthen […]

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