// 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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Farmers Fishers Bakers, a 9,700squarefoot Washington, DC restaurant, turns rustic design on its head, introducing a thoughtful and playful farm concept that reimagines the farmtotable dining experience. This new inventive eatery takes root in the former home of Farmers & Fishers, a restaurant that incurred extensive water damage after a floodgate malfunction on the nearby Potomac River. Owners tapped a local […]


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