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7XA Taller de Arquitectura
Zocalo 11 de Julio


The Zócalo 11 de Julio is set as a system that organizes a program of new spaces with the urban structure, seeking to become an important symbol in the public life of the habitants of Tijuana. This system originates from several strategies of intervention: to link uses and buildings that already exist, to priorities the […]


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T38 studio
HDJ86


On a site where we are designing 11 single family homes, HDJ86 is one of the first ones to be finished. Built in Tijuana, we have taken advantage of the increidible construction craft that is available, in which construction workers have worked in both the USA and Mexico, so they can perfectly execute construction techniques used in both […]


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T38 studio + Pablo Casals-Aguirre
HDJ 58


Single family house in Tijuana, on a site where we are developing ten other single family infill houses on sites that range from 300 sq m to 450 sq m. This is house is designed as an experimentation into weight. Juxtaposing the a solid black box, that is covered in volcanic stone native to Mexico on top of […]


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T38 studio
Aria


Located in a residential neighborhood composed by large single family houses in the city of Tijuana, we did an exercise of densification. Inserting a multifamily project that contains four units on a site intended for one single family home. The challenge was how to achieve this, without breaking the scale of the context, something that would blend in based on […]


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T38 studio
Hacienda de Agua Caliente


On a sloping site with a privileged view of the city, we designed a house for a young family. The main design criteria was that every interior space would have a relation with exterior space. To accomplish that, our approach was to integrate outdoor space at every level of the house, be it a garden or terraces. Other […]


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T38 studio
PH3 house in Tijuana


On an infill site, PH3 isolates itself from the context, a gated community in Tijuana mostly made up of california style mcmansions. It is a 3 layer structure that is set on the street side of the sloping site, shifting towards the back in both scale and openness. Closing itself to the street for privacy, the back of […]


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T38 studio + Pablo Casals-Aguirre
Ph4 house


Located in Tijuana, México, Ph4 house’s main objective is to create a balance between privacy and openness, the project was mainly developed from two constraints. The first one is that the house will be inhabited by an elderly couple, so most of the program is on the first floor, a long glass and concrete box […]


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