// arthitectural / mexico
  • The biggest challenge to build this housing complex was to get the most out of space in a complicated land. The architect is a mediator between the need for the developer to generate added value and to do the right thing for the final user and the city. The building comprehends six apartments in one […]


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  • “Cardenal Alameda” is located at the historic center of Mexico City, inside the Hilton Hotel. It is the fourth establishment of the Cardenal´s chain restaurant. In 2013, the demand of the restaurant exceeded the original capacity, which led to proceed to its expansion. The kitchen and diner area required to grow a more natural light. […]


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The commission for casa Oval came from a young family with clearly defined needs and aspirations. This project presented a challenge that has become increasingly prevalent among Mexican architects: to build a house in a cloistered residential community that often imposes arbitrary, traditionalist aesthetic restrictions on all construction. Privacy and space efficiency were the two […]


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QUOTEL (combination of words: “quote” and “hotel”) Architects of mode:lina have completed an apartment designed for guests visiting the Poznań International Fair. This specific customer defines the nature of this apartment – at the crossroads of  hotel features and relaxed homely atmosphere. The challenge was to use easily replaceable parts (here: IKEA) and create a […]


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Above- and underground transformation The Wilhelmina Square is located in the center of Leeuwarden. HOSPER has been asked to create a layout for the public space of the square and its surroundings. The current square will house the new building for the Fries Museum. In addition, in line with the project ‘Nieuw Zaailand’, a façade […]


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The offices of Heenan Blaikie LLP in Toronto, Canada, won the Shaw Contract Group’s 2010 “Design Is…” international award for innovative new spaces category, beating out other 250 entries from 15 countries and designed by the Montreal firm id+s Design Solutions. For the Montreal-based design firm, winning the mandate to design the offices of Heenan […]


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